Yesterday I launched my first Drupal project in alpha state.
It’s a project for a customer in the real-estate business and I selected Drupal as CMS because of it’s very well selection of extension modules and - sure - for it’s perfect team editing features.
Drupal is, like Plone, in the leading Tools area for high-end websites with dynamic content. A key-strength for my purpose was it’s possibility to assign different roles to editors with different tasks. So I can keep the power about i.e. the menu-structure but let a story writer do the business content.
Above these business reasons, I am glad to have my first PHP5 and MySQL 5 project now. All other projects I’m currently running are based on PHP4 and MySQL 4, so I hope to make new (good) experiences with this new versions. I have waited very long for triggers in MySQL - needed to do some projects in Oracle, just because of the availability of triggers. And I have heard a lot about the processing speed improvements of PHP5. Well, I am going forward…
Some links for CMS comparison:
Drupal vs. Plone
Wordpress vs. Drupal: here, hier (german) and here.