NASHUA, N.H., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ektron, a web content management, social software and marketing optimization solutions provider, today announced the official release of the "Ektron Developer's Guide: Building an Ektron Powered Website" from Wiley Publishing. Authored by a trio of Ektron insiders, the 672-page book escorts developers through the detailed steps of building a prototype company site powered by Ektron CMS400.NET technology.
Ektron founder and CEO, Bill Rogers, Bill Cava, Chief Evangelist at Ektron and Aniel Sud, Ektron CMS Architect have combined their joint experience and expertise to provide developers with everything they need to know about working with the popular and powerful Ektron web content management platform.
The "Ektron Developer's Guide" walks developers through the process of setting up, configuring, developing, testing and deploying a site using established best practices and helpful tips. Each chapter focuses on the implementation of a specific aspect of the site and offers an overview of the technology. Step-by-step instructions walk developers through the process of putting specific functionality into practice. By book's end, .NET developers will have acquired a solid understanding of the internal workings of the Ektron Framework as well as having built a comprehensive example website.
"Our goal was that upon completing 'Building an Ektron-Powered Website,' .NET developers will have a complete and functional coded site that can be used as a template for their future projects," said Bill Cava, Chief Evangelist at Ektron.
The Ektron Developers Guide:
- Introduces the web project methodology recommended by Ektron
- Discusses core web content management concepts within the context of the sample site
- Reviews the main elements of the sample site's homepage, the most visited part of the site
- Explores the technology used to create a successful customer support portal
- Highlights ways to implement social network software
The "Ektron Developer's Guide: Building an Ektron Powered Website" is available now at online and brick-and-mortar booksellers, including Wiley and Amazon.com. An interview with the authors was recently published on the Ektron website.
By integrating web content management (WCM), marketing optimization and social software, Ektron's software and solutions improve operational efficiency, drive revenue growth and build customer loyalty. Ektron empowers marketers to create, publish and optimize web content that engages, converts and retains customers. Developers benefit from Ektron's extensibility and commitment to the Microsoft .NET framework. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, with offices in Australia, Canada, Singapore and the United Kingdom, Ektron has more than 8,000 customers worldwide including Carnegie Hall, Diageo, Home Depot, International Chamber of Commerce, Kodak, Microsoft, NASDAQ, National Health Services UK, Saint-Gobain, The Law Society, and the University of Notre Dame. For more information, please visit www.ektron.com, www.ektron.co.uk or www.ektron.com.au.