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dotCMS now runs Ruby, Python, PHP, Groovy, JavaScript

Enterprise class wCMS give web developers breakthrough flexibility

dotCMS, the leading Java Web CMS, released a new scripting plugin and engine that allows users to embed and use common scripting languages within the dotCMS itself.  The plugin is designed to allow developers who are familiar with other scripting languages to build dynamic, content driven web pages and applications and manage them through the dotCMS interface.  Scripting developers can have access to the dotCMS content repository through standard contentAPIs and mix and mashup scripting and content in their applications.

“It is really the best of both worlds”, say Jason Tesser, a lead developer for dotCMS and authors of the plugin.  “It allows content owners to manage content within a structured, enterprise class CMS and web developers to leverage what they already know to build rich content driven applications.”

“Long story short, I just deployed a complete php app - pastebin (www.pastebin.com) - via webDAV into dotCMS.  It is permissioned, versioned, managed and served in dotCMS.  Now that is just cool.”

While considered beta code, the scripting plugin is extremely usable.  To learn more about the plugin, visit dotCMS.org.  Additionally, there are two blog posts that describe how to get started with the plugin.

dotCMS and the Scripting World:

dotCMS runs PHP:


About dotCMS

dotCMS is an enterprise-level open source J2EE/Java Web Content Management System (wCMS). Coupled with award-winning onDemand deployment services and backed by professional customer support -- what is not possible in other web CMS systems becomes possible in dotCMS. Its core platform provides a solid foundation and growth potential to build a world-class web presence for today's and tomorrow's audiences.

For more than eight years, dotCMS has been meeting the emergent needs of web content management in an evolving and expanding marketplace.   During this time, dotCMS has grown to become a proven and battle-tested solution in several industries, configurations and environments -- establishing itself as a leader in Java-based, open source web content management systems.  This has become evident as both the Software & Information Association’s CODiE Awards (2007) and the Packt Publishing’s CMS Awards (2007 & 2008) have recognized dotCMS among the best.  

dotCMS is now gaining wide acceptance in the marketplace as today’s corporations and institutions have realized the advantages of an open source wCMS as an integral part of their web presence  and solution stack.

For more information, contact Tim Brigham tim@dotcms.org or 305.858.1422 (ext. 9276)



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