Annual WebGUI Users Conference Offers Insight into the Workings of WebGUI Content Engine(R)

Jul 14, 2006, 01:00 ET from Plain Black Corporation

    MADISON, Wis., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On the tail of the release of
 WebGUI 7, Plain Black Corporation(R) prepares for its annual WebGUI Users
 Conference hosted at the Vegas Club Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV from
 September 13-15. This conference is the ultimate learning tool for any
 organization using the WebGUI Content Engine(R). This year's conference not
 only aims to educate on the various applications of WebGUI, it also offers
 members of the WebGUI community a hands-on learning experience.
 Representatives from Plain Black(R), along with domestic and international
 field experts, will be offering a variety of workshops. A full description
 of events and accommodations can be accessed at
     During the conference, attendees can choose to attend sessions in two
 tracks targeted towards technical and non-technical users. The technical
 session track of the conference is geared towards programmers and system
 administrators. Expert technical presenters will be covering topics on
 everything from beginner's Perl, wobjects, and the WebGUI's Workflow engine
 and Spectre. The non-technical session track offers opportunities for
 content managers and designers to learn about creative approaches to
 business communication, WebGUI's workflow and versioning capabilities, and
 real life approaches to implementing WebGUI in day to day business
     Attendees with technical experience can benefit from the conference by
 attending sessions to:
      *Enhance their Perl knowledge. Presentations cover Perl syntax for
      variables, conditionals, subroutines, references, objects and packages.
      *Write and build wobjects. Learn and apply the principles of designing a
      wobject from the ground up.
      *Create and troubleshoot workflow activities using the WebGUI Workflow
      engine and Spectre.
      *Learn the basics of the WRE including installation, upgrading and usage
      before moving into more advanced topics such as setting up SSL, PHP, and
      load balancing.
      *Learn about writing macros, utility scripts, tests, and assets.
     In the non-technical session track, attendees can:
      *Explore creative approaches to business communication to help facilitate
      creative and constructive communication in a business setting.
      *Learn about WebGUI's versioning and workflow systems.
      *Hear a real life account of a Fortune 500 company that built its
      Intranet using WebGUI.
      *Attend a site building workshop.
      *Learn more about templates and style.
     The WebGUI Users Conference is an annual event hosted by Plain Black
 Corporation(R), creators of the WebGUI Content Engine(R). In 2001, Plain
 Black(R) released the first public version of WebGUI. Today, WebGUI is one
 of the most popular open source content management systems available. It is
 downloaded over 5,000 times per month and is in use as a web application
 framework in thousands of organizations around the world. Plain Black(R)
 offers support, training, and customization of WebGUI and the technologies
 related to WebGUI. For more information on Plain Black(R) and WebGUI visit

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