Beginner Velocity


Not currently a programmer but wanting to learn more about how Cascade CMS works? New to Cascade CMS? Or just wanting a refresher? This session is geared for anyone who wants to learn. Hannon Hill members will walk through the basics of Velocity including variables, conditional statements, loops, and some basic Velocity functions available in Cascade CMS. If you only understood a few of the words in that previous sentence, it’s okay! As long as you are patient, this sessions is geared to help you understand a little more about the inner workings of setting up a site in Cascade CMS.

For participants to get the most out of this session, the following topics will also be covered: what XML is, how XML is used in Cascade CMS, retrieving XML using index blocks, and the basics of XPath.


Penny Kronz

Penny Kronz

Director of Professional Services
Hannon Hill
http://www.hannonhill.com/

Penny is the Director of Professional Services for Hannon Hill, and she has been with the company for nine years. She oversees all of the projects and services that our team offers. Her coding specialties include HTML, CSS, Javascript and JQuery.

Graham Lewis

Graham Lewis

Sales Engineer
Hannon Hill
http://www.hannonhill.com/

Graham is the Sales Engineer at Hannon Hill. He used to work on the web team at Jacksonville State University prior to joining Hannon Hill.