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"The IWMW event provides an opportunity for those involved in the provision of institutional Web services to hear about institutional case studies, national initiatives and emerging technologies and to actively participate in a number of parallel sessions."

IWMW 2010 is the fourteenth workshop. This year's theme is 'The Web in Turbulent Times'.
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Institutional Web Management Workshop 2010

Parallel Session B9: Inside the Pantheon: A Dreamweaver framework for managing dynamic content

B9: Inside the Pantheon: A Dreamweaver framework for managing dynamic content
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Tuesday 13th July 2010 16:00-17:30
John Ennew, Software Developer, University of Kent.
Using Dreamweaver as a publishing interface may not have been considered for institutions who want to manage their dynamic web content as its traditional focus has been on editing static web pages. However, at Kent, time and resource issues required an intermediate solution to roll out a new branding across our websites. In the process we developed a framework (codenamed Pantheon) for pulling in and managing dynamic content using static pages and a series of tools which integrate with Dreamweaver giving departments great flexibility in creating good looking web pages.

Although initially intended as a temporary solution, the package was very well received by the University web publishers, so much so that a version 2 was approved and recently built and deployed. This talk will look at the project, the relative merits and drawbacks of the approach and how it has altered our approach to the development of the final CMS.

At the end of this session, delegates will have investigated and discussed a new take on old technology and discussed the possibility that maybe this is another stepping stone on the path to a full content management system. Take a look at some online resources about Pantheon before the workshop at the following links:

Contact Details

John Ennew
The University of Kent
Cornwallis South,
Phone: +44 (0) 1227 824527


Photo of John EnnewJohn Ennew is a Software Developer and Chartered Engineer working in the University of Kent Technical Services team. Since completing a Masters degree in systems engineering from Warwick in 2004 he has spent time working in both the public and private sectors developing technologies for the UK education sector. Project's he has also developed at Kent include the University's virtual learning environment, Moodle, and is currently working on integrating Kent's other systems into it. Outside of work, John is an enthusiastic advocate of continuing professional development and organises events and activities for the Kent network of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.


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