Translating a Website Framework From XSLT to Velocity


IU recently translated their full-featured web framework from XSLT formats to Velocity formats. Surprisingly, the process wasn't as technically daunting as one might expect.

Jay Mercer

Jay Mercer

Assistant Director/Lead Developer
Indiana University
http://www.indiana.edu/

Jay is the Assistant Director/Lead Developer for IU Communications at Indiana University and has implemented scores of sites in Cascade Server. He has been working with Cascade Server for nearly 10 years, and along the way, has developed many innovative techniques to solve some critical problems. Jay has been instrumental in implementing some high-profile university-wide initiatives using Cascade Server, including course bulletins, University Policies site, export of course data to Student Information Services, and the IU Web Framework. He is an avid programmer and seems to always have his hands in a side project.