Friday, September 29, 2006

Talking at the Cocoon GT

I am lucky enough to have been invited to give a talk at this year's Cocoon GT.

I am giving the talk in collaboration with Ross McDonald, Senior Architect of European Application Development for VNU.

We are talking about LDAP and Cocoon.

Here is the rough outline :

Real life, down-to-earth Cocoon and LDAP :

beginner level

- what is LDAP?
- why and when to use LDAP?
- why might LDAP, and integration with Cocoon be perceived as difficult?
- the setup and use of LDAP
- some useful LDAP tools
- a real world demo, hooking up to Mail clients
- the setup and use of Cocoon's LDAPEntryManager

intermediate level

- how to use the LDAP component from your own code
- empowering developers/designers to build LDAP applications
- a real world demo, hooking up to a web application
- some tips and tricks for large scale LDAP instances
- questions session

I will post links to the slides etc when they are done :-)

Hope to see you there .....

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