November 4, 2009 – General Meeting

Topic: Open Source Document Management Systems

Presenter: Tom Conrad

Tom Conrad will be exploring Open Source Document Management systems and their underlying web technologies. DMS systems use a combination of database and web server to control access to and serve a collection of documents. Many of these systems move far beyond the simple storing of documents in a directory to bring greater project control to the chaos of contributed forms and documents. – Some provide complete collaboration sites. Doing this in a fashion that is both easy to use and administer pushes the web interface/tools to a new level. Some technologies used that will be discussed are Google Web Toolkit, Yahoo! User Interface Library (YUI) and the php script language.

Tom is a Senior Engineer at Total Electronics LLC, a contract manufacturer of printed circuit assemblies. With Tom’s help, Total has implemented GNU/Linux-based servers and systems that increase productivity and enhance quality at a minimum cost.

Location: Glendale Branch, IMCPL

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Directions to the Glendale IMCPL Branch

CINLUG meetings are typically held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm. They are FREE and OPEN to the public. Annual membership dues are $30 and payment of dues is encouraged to help with funding events and expenses. Just show up and find out more to see if you want to become a member.

Topic: Open Source Document Management Systems

Presenter: Tom Conrad

Tom Conrad will be exploring Open Source Document Management systems and their underlying web technologies. DMS systems use a combination of database and web server to control access to and serve a collection of documents. Many of these systems move far beyond the simple storing of documents in a directory to bring greater project control to the chaos of contributed forms and documents. – Some provide complete collaboration sites. Doing this in a fashion that is both easy to use and administer pushes the web interface/tools to a new level. Some technologies used that will be discussed are Google Web Toolkit, Yahoo! User Interface Library (YUI) and the php script language.

Tom is a Senior Engineer at Total Electronics LLC, a contract manufacturer of printed circuit assemblies. With Tom’s help, Total has implemented GNU/Linux-based servers and systems that increase productivity and enhance quality at a minimum cost.

Location: Glendale Branch, IMCPL

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Directions to the Glendale IMCPL Branch

CINLUG meetings are typically held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm. They are FREE and OPEN to the public. Annual membership dues are $30 and payment of dues is encouraged to help with funding events and expenses. Just show up and find out more to see if you want to become a member.

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