dotCMS Announces Book on v1.9

Press Release from dotcms. The worlds Leading Open Source Java Content Management System (CMS)

dotCMS Announces Book on v1.9 May 27, 2010

MIAMI, FL – 27 May 2010 – dotCMS – the commercial-grade Java based, open source CMS – announced that a book written by a highly-recognized CMS expert will go to print this summer.

"dotCMS from the Ground Up” by Michael Fienen focuses on version 1.9, and covers such topics as implementation, macros and the system’s back end.  The book is broken into 13 chapters, and is written primarily for web developers and content contributors.

 Michael is the Director of Web Marketing at Pittsburg State University. The University’s site is one of many higher education sites in the US that runs on dotCMS. Michael is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit, and recently presented his insights during a webinar on, covering the ins and outs of dotCMS.

“Publishing a book is a small but important step for dotCMS,” said Bill Beardslee, SVP, Strategy and Development at dotCMS. “Every company moves through certain tiers of growth, marked by events as well as revenue. Michael’s book represents such an event and will augment other community resources including our documentation, the listserv, webinars and the IRC channel."

The launch date for the book is late June, and will be sold on and The book will also be available in eBook format. Pre-order information is available at

About dotCMS
dotCMS is an enterprise-grade open source J2EE/Java Web Content Management System. Combining advanced features and user-friendly controls with award-winning product support and professional implementation services, dotCMS represents one of the most powerful WCM solutions.

Among those who have recently adopted dotCMS include Toyota, Hospital Corporation of America, University of Texas, Harvard Art Museum, State of Ohio, and the Government of Quebec.  

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