> I'm sufficiently aware of Zope to know it provides a far more
> comprehensive build environment than PHP ever will and I would like to
> adopt it as my platform of choice, but it would be nice if the ZOPE
> support community was as newbie-friendly as the PHP crowd. Loads of
> tutorials and worked examples would be nice too. Reading a manual is no
> substitute for being shown how to build a web page using ZOPE and just
> reading through dozens of isolated examples of ZPT techniques makes
> progress very slow. I would much rather see a tutorial which starts of
> with a relatively complex but easily reproducible template which creates
> an interesting page, but then proceeds to de-construct what it does and
> how it does it.
just in case you've missed it,
add "Zope Tutorial"
go through it
write up your exp for other new users jumping in!
> > or you could decide that Zope does some stuff which you must have, in
> > which case David H's stereotypical response
> > > If you spent more time just *learning* Zope and HTML, etc and less time
> > > rationalizing your lack of progress everyone would be happy.
> > is appropriate.
> I only need to rationlise it when people constantly keep telling me to
> read the Zope Book as if that is the solution to everything. Fortunately
> there are a few people here who can still remember suffering the same
> plight as I am currently in an I'm grateful to them for their help.
> > Good luck.
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