Everything is content management (WCMS/Wiki, DMS, CRM, ECM, ERP, PIM/E-Mail, DRM, ...) and Yanel is a humble attempt to provide a solution for all your content management needs by offering an Open Source service oriented Content Management Framework written in Java.
The Yanel community has defined a set of principles to sustain long-term development.
See the download page for information on releases, snapshots, source code, etc.
Main Focus or "Why another CMS"!
There are a lot of content management systems/frameworks out there and it's very reaonable to ask "why develop another CMS?"! Our answer is that we care deeply about the people actually involved with a CMS, which are for example editorial stuff, administrators, integrators and managers.
- Usability: In the case of the editorial staff it's all about usability, for example how easy it is to create/edit/delete data.
- Secure Investment: It's not so much about of RoI, but rather what are the recurrent costs, what about lock-in, what about dead ends and having to start from scratch