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Comments by Robin Böning

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The alchemy guide you mentioned is old. Bad that this one is still online, but you can find the actual guide here: http://guides.alchemy-cms.com/creating_modules.html

Since Rails3.1 and mountable engines, this is also implemented.
Alchemy is not only a CMS, its a framework for storing and rendering content.

You first have to understand the architecture behind it, but then its really flexible and comfortable for the user.

Have you ever tried Alchemy?

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All these CMS (with a page model and a body column) out there are missing one big thing:
A flexible content storing architecture.

I would never give one big editor for managing the texts, formattings, images to my client. The client always breaks the layout, because of too many possibilities.
Take a look at http://alchemy-cms.com - its architecture is completly different and the usage is enduser-centric ;-)