One of the subjects I find myself thinking about a lot is: Plone (surprise!) In Plone-land, we deliver the best Python-based CMS money can't buy on top of an aging Zope 2 "application server" mixed with newer Zope, Python, and other technologies. In short, this is a challenge.
"Plock Pins are the greatest thing to happen to Plone since Buildout"
— Alex Clark
Plock Pins are the final incarnation of a collection of Plone Buildouts I've been developing since 2010. They attempt to make it easy to install Plone with only Python installed . Installing Plone with Plock ...
A few months ago I introduced Plock: the Plone-installer for the Pip-loving crowd. Then I got sidetracked with the next version of Plock lingering unreleased in master. With the holidays underway I had a chance to revisit Plock and discovered a few things: