New Meetup: Content Management Systems: discussion of the big players with pros and cons

From: Jeffrey E.
Sent on: Tuesday, November 25, 2008 2:54 PM
Learn to earn! Our goal is to schedule frequent expert speakers on topics of interest to Web Designers and Web Developers. We seek to help members improve their skills in web based graphic design, SEO, CMS, Web Apps, GUI as well as other suggestions from the group. Afterwards, we plan to meet at a local bar and network our asses off.

First Speaker: Jason Siffring
Title: A presentation of the big CMS players (Wordpress, Movable Type, Expression Engine) plus Drupal and Rails. Discussion of the pros and cons of the options.

When: Wed, Dec 10th at 7 pm
Where: Digital Bootcamp, 1400 W Hubbard, Chicago

Drinks: Afterwards at Cobra Lounge

Some examples of Jason's recent work.

http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/postglobal/
Integrated their static HTML mockups with MovableType

http://edliveshere.com/
Created HTML/CSS/jQuery and integrated with Expression Engine

http://primetimepolitics.com/
Created HTML/CSS and integrated it with Expression Engine. I also
created a Facebook application for them.

http://www.thefrisky.com/ (Turner Broadcasting)
Created HTML/CSS and integrated with Expression Engine.

Here is a bit more background: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonsiffring

Learn more here:
http://graphicdesign.meetup.com/525/calendar/9230249/

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