Nick Coyne wrote:
I'm starting a new project which will have need the following
functionality to start:
- basic cms
- review tools
For the forum it looks like beast is the answer, or maybe savage beast
(http://www.nnovation.ca/2007/5/18/savage-beast) if its any easier to
For the cms I'd appreciate some input. Choices are mephisto, radiant or
maybe even comatose. Any feedback on ease of integration with those
would be appreciated.
The review tools I guess I'll be building myself.
Future plans for the app include a big social networking component, ala
I haven't done any programming with Rails for months, so ease of use and
speed with which I can get up and running are important.
Any opinions or experiences would be greatly appreciated!
Actually, I'm looking at something similar myself (not a facebook like site though) and am torn between the options. So far, it seems that Radiant is a good bet for the CMS aspect of the site. It seems to be (relatively) easier to extend and interface Radiant with other Rails apps. Also, Radius seems to be reviewed quite well in what I have found.
I'm considering RForum or Beast/ Savage Beast for the forum in my arrangement to be coupled with a wiki - right now, informl seems to be a good choice for it.
I haven't yet started to look at it closely enough to figure out how all these will play together along with a decent single sign-on arrangement (for the apps). Unfortunately, things that pay my bills (= not web related work) are preventing me from playing with this project.
By the way, what kind of review tools are you planning?