> 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, open zmi add "Zope Tutorial" go through it write up your exp for other new users jumping in! hth > > > 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. > > > > -- > > Mark Barratt > > Text Matters > > > > Information design: we help explain things using > > language | design | systems | process improvement > > ______________________________________________________ > > phone +44 (0)118 986 8313 email [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > skype mark_barratt web http://www.textmatters.com > > -- > John > > > _______________________________________________ > Zope maillist - Zope@zope.org > http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope > ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** > (Related lists - > http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce > http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ) > -- http://myzope.kedai.com.my - my-zope org _______________________________________________ Zope maillist - Zope@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev )