Past Meetup

ExpressionEngine Content Management System (CMS) Demo + Prizes

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[Important note: this meetup is hosted at MATC downtown campus, room 240. Parking and directions: ]

In August, yours truly will present on ExpressionEngine Content Management System (CMS). This is a joint meetup with the Madison Software Developers Meetup ( and the Madison PHP Meetup (

For the tech-heads:

ExpressionEngine is a LAMP-stack, open-architecture CMS built on the CodeIgniter framework.

For the more design-centric:

Powerful, flexible and easy-to-learn, ExpressionEngine was built for web designers who don't care to write PHP or wade through core files (although you can if you like).

What we'll cover:

What is a CMS? Can't I just use Dreamweaver? What about Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla and DotNetJavaRailsPageBlasterQuickCMS123? A comparison. Hosting requirements. desktop tools Fields, categories, entries and templates: put 'em together and you've got a web site Build a blog framework in 20 minutes Make it do what I want! Add-ons Best practices Major Rad Giveaway! Win a copy of ExpressionEngine CMS or an e-book!