Alfresco 3 Cookbook


Alfresco 3 Cookbook
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  • Easy to follow cookbook allowing you to dive in wherever you want
  • Convert ideas into action using practical based recipes
  • A comprehensive collection of alfresco recipes covering the API, Freemarker templates, external integration, web client, and much more

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 380 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : July 2011
ISBN : 184951108X
ISBN 13 : 9781849511087
Author(s) : Snig Bhaumik
Topics and Technologies : Alfresco, All Books, CMS and eCommerce, Cookbooks, Open Source

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: Creating and Organizing Contents
Chapter 3: Securing and Searching Contents
Chapter 4: Rules – the Smart Spaces
Chapter 5: Alfresco Administration Console
Chapter 6: Customizing Alfresco Web Client
Chapter 7: Alfresco Content Model
Chapter 8: Alfresco JavaScript API
Chapter 9: FreeMarker Templates
Chapter 10: Web Scripts
Chapter 11: Working with Workflows
Chapter 12: Integrating with MS Outlook and MS Office
Chapter 13: Configuring Alfresco E-Mail and File Servers
Chapter 14: Building Alfresco
Index
  • Chapter 1: Getting Started
    • Introduction
    • Setting up a database for Alfresco
    • Installing Alfresco on Windows
    • Installing Alfresco on Linux
    • Running Alfresco for the first time
      • Chapter 3: Securing and Searching Contents
        • Introduction
        • Creating users
        • Creating groups
        • Adding users into groups
        • Securing your folders
        • Securing your files
        • Searching in Alfresco
        • Performing normal search
        • Performing advanced search
        • Using saved search
          • Chapter 5: Alfresco Administration Console
            • Introduction
            • Managing system users
            • Managing user groups
            • Managing categories
            • Exporting Alfresco content packages
            • Using the Alfresco Node Browser
            • Configuring the Alfresco Dashboard
            • Chapter 6: Customizing Alfresco Web Client
              • Introduction
              • Changing the default view of Items in Space contents
              • Changing languages in the Login page
              • Changing textbox length and text area size
              • Controlling the Date Picker
              • Controlling the sidebar display
              • Including custom Icons in your Spaces
              • Changing the default font and color
              • Chapter 7: Alfresco Content Model
                • Introduction
                • Creating new custom content type
                • Displaying custom Content Type while content uploading
                • Showing custom properties
                • Creating custom aspects and associations
                • Showing custom Aspects and Associations
                • Displaying custom type in Type Specialization
                • Customizing Advanced Search to include custom content types
                • Chapter 8: Alfresco JavaScript API
                  • Introduction
                  • Writing and executing scripts
                  • Add/Change contents of a document
                  • Creating a backup copy of a document
                  • Adding a tag to a document
                  • Assigning permissions to a user
                  • Debugging Alfresco JavaScript
                  • Chapter 9: FreeMarker Templates
                    • Introduction
                    • Creating a FreeMarker template
                    • Displaying all documents in current space
                    • Displaying all versions of a particular document
                    • Displaying all assigned tasks of the current user
                    • Displaying all spaces and sub-spaces recursively
                    • Chapter 10: Web Scripts
                      • Introduction
                      • Writing and deploying Web Scripts
                      • Using the Alfresco Web Script browser
                      • Displaying details of documents
                      • Sending e-mails using a mail template
                            • Chapter 14: Building Alfresco
                              • Introduction
                              • Installing Subversion client - TortoiseSVN
                              • Downloading Alfresco's source code
                              • Compiling and building Alfresco
                              • Running Alfresco on your machine

                              Snig Bhaumik

                              Snigdhendu Bhaumik is the Technical Director of InfoAxon Technologies Ltd, based in India. He is also the Director of Open Source Innovation and Heads the Knowledge Management Practice at InfoAxon – India’s first and pioneer Open Source Integration company. A computer engineer by education and developer at heart, Snigdhendu has 10 years of experience in various technologies such as Alfresco, Liferay, Pentaho, and Microsoft .NET. An open source enthusiast and regular community participant, Snigdhendu was the original contributor of Alfresco Calendar component. He specializes in Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence domains, and is responsible for designing and architecting KM and BI solution offerings.
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                              What you will learn from this book

                              • Configure your Alfresco server all without direct installer
                              • Create, arrange, manage, secure, search, and expose content
                              • Make your content storage business rules aware
                              • Troubleshoot and integrate Alfresco with other enterprise systems and applications
                              • Write your own services and solutions using Alfresco APIs
                              • Integrate with your corporate systems and build an enterprise solution environment with Alfresco

                              In Detail

                              Alfresco is the renowned and multiple award winning open source Enterprise content management system which allows you to build, design, and implement your very own ECM solutions.

                              You have read a number of tutorials, blogs, and books on Alfresco. Now you're in the real world, trying to use Alfresco, but you’re running into problems with it. This is the book you want. Packed full of solutions that can be instantly applied, this cookbook with its practical based recipes and minimal explanation meets that demand.

                              This Alfresco 3 cookbook boasts a comprehensive selection of recipes covering everything from the basics to the advanced. The book has recipes for quickly installing Alfresco in Windows and Linux and helping you use custom content model, rules, and search. There is also a collection of recipes focused on creating Scripts, Freemarker templates, Web Scripts, and new workflow definitions. Steps to integrate Alfresco with other systems like MS-Office are also included. You will be able to use Alfresco’s File and Email servers. Finally, step-by-step recipes are presented to create an Alfresco build environment and compile the source code. This Alfresco 3 Cookbook is perfect for developers looking to start working on Alfresco quickly, gain complete understanding, write custom implementations, and achieve expertise very easily.

                              Approach

                              Written in a cookbook style, this book offers solutions using a recipe based approach. Each recipe contains step-by-step instructions followed by an analysis of what was done in each task and other useful information.

                              Who this book is for

                              If you are a software developer interested in content management systems, who wants to work with Alfresco or is already experienced in Alfresco, this cookbook will get you up and running quickly. If you want rapid implementation of Alfresco’s most important and effective features then this is the cookbook for you.

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