I've been working on Plone 2.1 products for about a month now: this is good stuff! A terrific visual goodie is livesearch (just follow the link for a quick animation of what it is). There's a lot of polish compared to previous versions. Good integration of a visual editor, better placement of copy/paste/delete functionality.
ArchGenXML provides sensible defaults, only the
id is needed. Just
add a keyword for every item you need to overwrite. Or course, this
only gets used if ArchGenXML detects that you've got plone 2.1 ;-)
A drawback that I encountered was a bit of a lack of good documentation for certain features. A quick browse through the source code helps. One really really really good piece of documentation exists, though: RichDocument: Creating content types the Plone 2.1 way by Martin Aspelli. A well-written tutorial that helped me a lot.
My name is Reinout van Rees and I work a lot with Python (programming language) and Django (website framework). I live in The Netherlands and I'm happily married to Annie van Rees-Kooiman.
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