Happy Cocoon user since the 1.6 days. And independant developper and founder of Le Petit Atelier de Génie logiciel.

I am living in the french-speaking part of Switzerland and focus on cultural and educational projects. In my spare time, I also work for a non-profit non-violent organisation, the Centre Martin Luther King.

I use Cocoon for a variety of purposes, mostly from the CLI and for XHTML and PDF publishing to websites. I love Cocoon's ability to integrate cleanly many different datasources. I also used Cocoon quite a few times in combination with FOP and Batik to produce nice reports.

Somes recent Cocoon-based publications:

  • Réseau romand Science et Cité, Parcours Alph@
    A simple templating system built with Cocoon, which transforms Dreamweaver templates in XSL, and docMini, a bunch of "static" widgets transformed with XSLT, to generate a part of the website.
  • Nouvo
    Worked with [BertrandDelacretaz] this summer on the templating system of nouvo.ch and its nouvoWiki parser (based on the RadeoxParser). See Bertrand's blog for more details.

  • Gallerie 57/34.6 km
    A publishing system used to build the entire website, which is available in 5 languages (german, french, italien, rumantsch and english). The translating process and website content updating was quite an overhead for the authors. I used the i18n transformer to generate the translated pages and built a form-based front-end to author the catalog XML contents.

October 8th, 2004

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