Customize and market your blog using Packt's new book on Apache Roller

March 2010 | Beginner's Guides, Java

Packt is pleased to announce Apache Roller 4.0 – Beginner's Guide a new book that helps readers create, optimize, and maintain their own blog using Apache Roller 4.0. Written by Alfonso Romero, this book helps readers incorporate multimedia content from popular web tools like YouTube, Google Maps, Twitter and SlideShare in their blog posts.

Apache Roller  is a full-featured, multi-user and group-blog server suitable for blog sites both large and small. It's a Java web application that runs on any Java EE server and relational database. Apache Roller is an ideal tool to create a blogging network with unlimited users, blogs, forums, photo galleries, and much more.

Apache Roller 4.0 – Beginner's Guide will teach readers how to install Apache Roller on a Windows or Linux environment and also how to integrate it with Tomcat by installing the mod_jk connector. This book helps readers to promote their blog using major social bookmarking services like Technorati, Digg and Del.icio.us and embed maps, videos, and document presentations using Google Maps, YouTube, and SlideShare, thereby enhancing their blog's visual appearance.

The book takes a step-by-step approach of installing and configuring the blog on Apache Roller Server, further moving towards enhancing the blog's visual appearance with the help of Roller themes and templates. Readers will also be able to create a community of blogs with Apache Roller's built-in multi-user/multi-blog tools and the Planet Roller aggregator, thus making it an enjoyable community for your users.

Users and Developers interested in establishing a blog, using Apache Roller will find this book a beneficial and enjoyable read. For more information, please visit: www.packtpub.com/apache-roller-4-0-beginners-guide/book

Apache Roller 4.0 – Beginner's Guide
  A comprehensive, step-by-step guide on how to set up, customize, and market your blog using Apache Roller

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/apache-roller-4-0-beginners-guide/book

 

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