CMS: Interesting History, Powerful Future

Posted 2012-04-24
Category PHP
As a CMS developer on the PyroCMS team, a common problem I have to deal with on an almost daily basis is peoples strange fear of using a CMS as a base for a project. People often suggest the tools of my trade are not appropriate, are only for "small sites" or should not be used as a base for an application. I know there are plenty of awful content management systems around, but I propose a few rules for CMS developers to follow so we can shirk this dark cloud that hangs over us.

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Developer++

This weekend I popped home to Bristol for Web Developers Conference 2011 and while I was mainly going to see a few friends I came away inspired to make some changes. Three of the talks at first seemed to be the common "This is how I went from being an inexperienced dev to being part of an awesome company" but the combination of different approaches and characters complimented each other perfectly and left me thinking for most of the day. By the time Paul Boag finished his talk I was ready for some big changes.

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