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Last week’s Alfresco’s Summit in San Francisco was a blast. Every single day. Every single moment (ok well not the night before the preso, when I had to finish
- On day 0 (yes, I am zero based): Mao (with my assistance) delivered a very well received advanced training on “How to Develop Alfresco applications” using Apache Maven, and specifically the Alfresco SDK 2.0. Apart from some hipster sabotage (not surprising in San Fran, see picture on the right), this was a huge success and I feel like we were able to share a wonderful development experience with our community, partners and customers. Join us in London for this training if you want to become a real Alfresco dev guru!
- On day 1: together with Mao, we delivered a 4 hands talk called “Get Your Alfresco Project from Zero to Hero with Maven Alfresco SDK and Alfresco Boxes”, finally covering the automation of the full Alfresco project lifecycle! Check out the slides below, for the ultimate approach to Alfresco project lifecycle, a combination of the:
- On day 2: I delivered a (hopefully) very well received talk called “10 things you need to know to have a successful Alfresco Project”. I tried in a few slides to gather the top ten common mistakes or overlooks I have seen in my now 7+ years of Alfresco career, in every phase of the project lifecycle, from inception to development, from release to deployment and distribution. As part of this talk, I also introduced for the first time a pilot of the Alfresco Developer Support service, a support add-on package dedicated to Enterprise customers and partners who extensively develop on our platforms and require access to highly skilled senior Alfresco engineers on development matters. Check out the slides below and don’t hesitate reaching out to me if you are interested in the Dev Support service:
On top of my contributions to this Summit, it’s been amazing to:
- Attend Doug’s, John‘s and Thomas’ keynotes, which were were simply FANTASTIC! So excited to be part of a hugely growing product, which is revolutionizing the way knowledge workers can be productive in their daily job, while being fully engaged and driving the humongous amount of content that we produce everyday to the degree of control the modern Enterprise requires. Come and join in London for this fantastic outlook on the upcoming Alfresco 5!
- Get to meet (again) many of the Alfresco gurus I remotely work with on a daily basis. Spending a whole week with great Alfrescans like Peter Monks, Maurizio Pillitu, Greg Mehlan, Gethin James and so many other is really refreshing! Not just from a purely technical standpoint, but most importantly that’s was REAL fun – as Peter’s picture clearly here on the right shows – btw the Italian mullet is a present of mine!)
- Network with so many smart partners and customers, getting their feedback on the product, the SDK and how we can help driving you to continuous customer success!
- Get to meet the Community and not only get (very personally satisfying, have to admit) exciting feedback on the SDK 2.x version but also seeing Order of the Bee t-shirts proliferating was a really positive sign of a growing, lively and never so important Alfresco Community! Nice to see you again Bindu and looking forward to see you Ole! (just to name 2!)
Well I hope I have given you one more reason to come and see us at Summit.
Especially as I relocated to the US, I really look forward to meet many of the long term Alfrescans Community & Enterprise members of the good old European community next week in London!
See you there? 🙂