About Black Tar

over 13 years out of beta 1997-2007

Black Tar does magic with web-based solutions and services.

In other words, we help organisations like yours build stuff on the Internet that actually works like a charm for real people and real needs based on real open standards.

The company was founded in Norway by Vidar Andersen in 1997.

Vidar Andersen is also one of the founders of the Plone Content Management System.

About Plone

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Plone is a leading enterprise grade open source Content Management System that balances out-of-the-box ease of use with powerful functionality. Thousands of organizations around the world including Marriott, eBay, NASA, and Oxfam use Plone to deliver websites that mature with their organizations' changing needs. Plone is available in over 35 languages, can be deployed on all platforms and is not tied to a singular vendor. The Plone ecosystem is composed of thousands of developers, over 50 consulting companies, user groups in over a dozen cities, several books and a 24-hour support forum.

For the technically inclined, the Plone CMS is based on the Zope Application Server and the Python Programming Language.

If you are new to Plone please visit Plone.org for further information.

About Black Tar and You

Over the years, Black Tar has worked together with small national companies, NGOs, governments and big global corporations developing, improving and innovating in the fields of content management systems, intranets, extranets and custom web based applications and services.

The Royal Norwegian Government, Shell, Esso, Statoil, VOX (The Norwegian National Institute for Adult Learning), Læringssenteret (The Norwegian Board of Education), TeeKay Shipping (one of the largest oil and gas shipping companies in the world), Verdens Gang (the largest tabloid newspaper in Norway), Stavanger Aftenblad (largest regional newspaper), Bergens Tidende (largest regional newspaper), Adresseavisen (largest regional newspaper), Simula Research Laboratory (the home of the SIMULA programming language), Lyse Energi AS, T-Mobile, Deutsche Telekom (DTAG), DFL, the German Red Cross and Jarn (formerly known as Plone Solutions) are some of the national and international corporations, organisations and institutions we have been privileged to work with.

Please feel free to let us know what's on your mind. We look forward to get to know you.

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