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It seems to me that Fog Creek no longer intend to invest time on CityDesk (that by the way I like a lot). Am I right? Is there any alternative to this nice piece of software?

A friend of mine, a photographer, asked me to give him a simple Windows software package to manage and update his website. The site is static, and he knows a little bit of HTML and CSS. I like the 'template' feature of CityDesk, and I would like to introduce him to this concept and at the same time streamline his website management. Can you help me?

EDIT: Sorry for not mentioning it before, but it has to be a desktop client app, since his hosting provider and his "Windows" server are both pretty hard to configure and manage (no ssh, pay per db, no WordPress , no Ruby nor Rails...etc.) and he has already paid for two years with them.

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When we were still working on CityDesk, we considered Adobe Contribute to be one of our competitors.

I'd suggest taking a look at that site, and also there are plugins for Wordpress that will upload a static published site somewhere, so you could install Wordpress on your local machine, publish a static copy of the site and then ftp it to your webserver.

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