Recently I had a requirement to serve basic static pages for a web application built using CodeIgniter. I also needed a dynamic navigation system so that I could utilise page component includes e.g. a single header and footer files. I thought it was worth documenting the implementation as it may be useful for others.Posted on August 5, 2013 by admin Read More
The following are short (less than 10 minutes) introductory videos to features of the Alfresco Web Quick Start. I plan to record several over the next few weeks covering topics such as installation, renditions, asset collections, user generated content, publishing etc.Posted on November 26, 2010 by admin Read More
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UPDATE: Alfresco 3.4.a Community is now available including the Web Quick Start AMP files and web application. See alfresco-community-wcmqs-3.4.a.zip here or the QS is listed as an install option from the main Alfresco installers e.g. alfresco-community-3.4.a-installer-win-x32.exe.
We have just merged the Web Quick Start (QS) files to HEAD in preparation for the 3.4 Community release at the end of September. Once complete, the QS will have its own installers and documentation, however I thought I would provide a quick overview of some of the features that the QS provides for those who want to take an early look.
As with anything within the HEAD code line, it comes with a warning that this is work in progress, and is subject to regular change.
What is the Web QS?
The Web Quick Start is a sample application built on the Alfresco platform. It provides an end-to-end WCM example including an authoring and publishing environment using Alfresco Share and a web application built using Spring MVC, Spring Surf and OpenCMIS. The web site is delivered dynamically using Alfresco as a CMIS runtime.
The primary design goals of the QS are to illustrate the power of the Alfresco platform in an easy-to-install package and to provide developers with a strong starting point for their Alfresco implementations. Both of these goals are fundamentally aimed at getting both business people and developers up and running with the Alfresco WCM platform in as short a time as possible. The Alfresco core product has not been changed in any way, just extended by plugging in content model, behaviours, workflows, etc using the many standard hooks provided by the Alfresco product.
The QS website will eventually be available in three flavours for different vertical markets, however the version in HEAD currently is loosely modelled on a Finance news site, but with the intention that this can be re-purposed very easily.Posted on September 9, 2010 by admin Read More
Below are the slides from the Alfresco WCM Roadmap webinar that covered:
- Release Schedule
- WCM Quick Start
- Project “Cheetah”
- Project “Swift”
The webinar can be viewed here.August 5, 2010 by admin Read More
I have been receiving a steady stream of questions around Web Studio and enquiries around our strategy for future releases with regards to similar functionality, so thought it would be helpful to discuss the product focus.Posted on June 10, 2010 by admin Read More
UPDATE -The Web Quick Start sample application is now available that demonstrates using the Web Editor within an end-to-end WCM example.
As we approach the final stages of development for 3.3 functionality, I thought it would be useful to write a brief introduction to the AWE to help people get started. Please note that this article describes features currently found in HEAD, and are subject to change.
There is a wealth of different resources available for Alfresco WCM including the Alfresco Wiki, the Content Community, forums, pre-recorded webinars to name but a few. The following is a moving list of various resources for Alfresco WCM. Please add a comment with your suggestions if you have found a valuable resource. I aim to keep this list short, hence resources will be removed as they become out of date or are replaced.
Note: These resources do not cover installation and setup. For further information on installation see http://www.alfresco.com/products/ecm/enttrial/Posted on March 14, 2010 by admin Read More
In case you missed them, here are the slides from the Alfresco WCM roadmap webinar presented on Feb 2nd.February 3, 2010 by admin Read More
The 3.1 JavaSccript API wiki page shows the required parameters:
ScriptNode copy(ScriptNode source, ScriptNode destination, String name)