After releasing Netgen Layouts version 0.8 in July, our focus was on making the most out of the slower-paced summer time. With every new release come many small improvements and fixes, although we usually focus on one big theme. In the case of version 0.9, translating layouts. At the same time, what emerged as a developer experience improvement was the block plugin feature. Read on!
Another Web Summer Camp is behind us! More than 200 participants, companions, speakers, and sponsors gathered for hands-on learning, networking, and fun on the last days of summer.
When we started to build Netgen Layouts, we set before ourselves two main requirements: to use Symfony as the baseline and to make the interface for the page layout management more powerful and easier to use. However, as the development progressed, the main idea about Layouts grew with it. The release of the version 0.8 is another big step towards its realization.
It's been six and a half months since I became a Netgen employee. In this short but productive period, I’ve been involved in many different projects and learned a lot regarding PHP, Symfony, eZ, and other technologies. However, it was time to move away from writing code and give a try to something else – writing my first blog post. Seven of us attended PHPSerbia Conference 2017, which was also my first conference, so I decided to share my impressions.
After a lot of thought and discussions, we finally decided to make our Admin UI available to the public. It should serve as a smoother migration path to the new eZ Platform era for many existing eZ Publish projects.
Why exciting? Well, this was supposed to be a blog post announcing the full program and calling you to get your tickets before the Early Bird tickets close, with the appropriate soundtrack. The truth is, you overwhelmed us by your interest and we are officially announcing that, as of last week, Web Summer Camp 2017 is sold out! Let’s take a look what we have prepared for you end of August.
It took four years since the initial release of the bundle, but the admin interface is finally here. So, what took us so long? Well, there are a number of reasons, but the two most prominent ones are the existence of legacy admin interface for eZ Tags in eZ Publish 5 era, which more than enough fulfilled our needs, and an extreme lack of resources to implement the new admin interface in Platform UI in eZ Platform era.
After using the old eZ Publish administration for more than a decade, it seemed that the journey will come to an end. The new eZ Platform UI revolution should have put the old dog out of business by now. That hasn't happened yet, so we gave this old dog a new life in such manner that it could still be used on many projects.
Dear Campers, Super Early Bird tickets for Web Summer Camp 2017 are out! Check out all 2017 news and see you in Rovinj August 30-September 2!