BEdita is a Web development framework that comes with a full-featured content management system out of the box. BEdita 3 is a solid software environment, fully compatible and respectful of Web standards. The user interface has been developed in accordance with well-established rules in usability and ergonomics, but it is also practical and enjoyable. BEdita has been built upon CakePHP, the well known framework, from which it inherits the MVC design pattern. Moreover, a number of third party libraries and tools have been used, like JQuery, Smarty, and so on.
Silverpeas is a collaborative Web portal. It is used to classify the contents on themes, independent of the spaces and folders in which they are stored. It supports subscribing to themes. The WYSIWYG interface for editing was simplified. The portal is accessed by way of a Web browser. There are personalized tools for the workspace. Interfaces and glossaries are available in multiple languages (French and English).