Switching to the New OpenCms 8 Made Easy with Training Courses from Alkacon

OpenCms 8 training courses on building websites and template development with OpenCms 8. Available at different skill levels, offering an introduction to the new OpenCms 8 concepts including Advanced Direct Edit, formatters and containers - "on-site" at a location provided by the customer.

Cologne, Germany, September 29, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The new OpenCms 8 training courses of Alkacon Software provide the best possible introduction to OpenCms 8 development, right from the creators of OpenCms.

OpenCms 8 training courses are available at different skill levels and offer an introduction to the new OpenCms 8 concepts including Advanced Direct Edit, usage and creation of Templates, formatters and containers.

All Alkacon OpenCms courses have been developed specially for OpenCms and contain a variety of slides, lessons and exercises.

The training courses are available "on-site" at a location provided by the customer. The OpenCms Experts of Alkacon Software are used to travel worldwide.

The five day training course "Alkacon OpenCms Complete Training" is a comprehensive "jump start" to OpenCms development. It provides insight in OpenCms template and module creation, and also covers advanced procedures in OpenCms API development. The Alkacon OpenCms Complete Training Training course comes with a full set of exhaustive pre-build material. It contains over 500 slides and example code for more then 30 lessons. Also provided are exercises for all important topics.

The OpenCms Basic Template Training is a three day training course, intended for people with previous experience in building websites using HTML, PHP or other web technologies, but with basic Java knowledge only. This course provides an overview of JSP development basics in OpenCms and an introduction of the JSTL standard.

The Alkacon OpenCms Advanced API Training covers basic and advanced procedures in OpenCms API development. This three day training course is aimed at experienced Java web developers who have previous experience with Java, HTML and JSP and want to learn the OpenCms related special APIs.

Version 8 of Alkacon Software's successful open source website content management system OpenCms contains a greatly improved user interface for content managers and numerous other enhancements. The "Advanced Direct Edit" mode allows content managers to create page content by drag & drop. The new sitemap editor allows creating new pages and rearranging the navigation tree by drag & drop.

OpenCms is an enterprise - ready web content management solution build in Java and XML from open source components. OpenCms can easily be deployed on almost any existing IT infrastructure and provides powerful features especially suited for medium and large enterprise internet or intranet applications. OpenCms is open source software distributed under the LGPL license.

About Alkacon Software:
Alkacon Software GmbH is the company responsible for the development of OpenCms. Today OpenCms is a leading open source CMS solution in widespread use all over the world. Many businesses and organizations use OpenCms as a cost effective, professional alternative to expensive license products. Alkacon Software GmbH is the official maintainer and the major contributor for OpenCms.

Alkacon Software GmbH offers its customers training, support and add-on products for OpenCms. This gives the customer a layer of security and convenience often required for mission critical OpenCms installations.

Contact Information:
Alkacon Software GmbH - The OpenCms Experts
Peter Sreckovic
An der Wachsfabrik 13
50996 Koeln, DE

Tel: +49 (0)2236 3826-0
Fax: +49 (0)2236 3826-20
Email: info@alkacon.com



Alkacon Software GmbH
Peter Sreckovic
+49 (0)2236 3826-0