[Zope-Annce] External Editor 0.1 - Use your favorite editor directly from the ZMI
Wed, 15 May 2002 09:23:52 -0400
Are you getting a bit tired of kludgy Zope editing solutions? Have textar=
got you down? Not entirely impressed with WebDAV? Is FTP getting on your =
Have you ever wanted to just click on an object in the ZMI, have your fav=
editor pop up and edit to your heart's content? Impossible...too good to =
true...never gonna happen, right?
*Wrong*. ExternalEditor is a new approach to integrating Zope with extern=
editing tools. It consists of two parts: a simple Zope product and a=20
configurable client-side helper application that work together with the=20
editing tools of your choice.
Because of the way the helper application is designed, it can work with *=
graphical editor that can open and save a file. It works equally well wit=
text and binary data. Click and edit your Page Templates in emacs, your=20
images with gimp. When you save the changes, the helper application=20
automatically uploads the data back to Zope. When you exit the applicatio=
the helper app also exits.=20
Edit as many objects simultaneously as you like. ExternalEditor automatic=
handles locking so that only one person can be editing an object at a tim=
(externally or through the web). Any object that can be edited via FTP or=
works with ExternalEditor.
Check out the product page for details and to download!