Tag Archives: Alfresco

Alfresco embraces AngularJS: Now what?

In 2009 I wrote a blog post called “Alfresco User Interface: What are my options?”  because people frequently asked for recommendations around that and they still do. Then, in 2010 at the very first Alfresco DevCon, I gave a talk … Continue reading

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Why Alfresco follows the same strategy as closed source commercial software companies

My friend and colleague, Peter Löfgren, recently wrote a blog post on what he sees as the two possible strategies Alfresco could pursue. He describes the two approaches as follows: Vertical: You try to get as many as possible Community … Continue reading

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What’s new in Alfresco Community Edition 5.1?

This post covers the significant new features of Alfresco Community Edition 5.1. I’ve also published a YouTube video that demos the new features. New Release Names Alfresco Community Edition 5.1, which you may see referenced as “201602-GA”, has been released. … Continue reading

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A simple one-way calendar integration for Alfresco Share

A common request is to integrate the Alfresco Share calendar with an external calendaring system such as Outlook, Google Calendar, or Zimbra. Without an integration, people end up doing double-entry. You’ve already got a calendar that works pretty well. Why … Continue reading

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Register now for BeeCon, the Alfresco Community Conference

Registration for BeeCon 2016 is now open. What the heck is BeeCon? BeeCon is the first-ever, independently-organized conference focused entirely on Alfresco. The BeeCon web site says it best: Alfresco professionals and enthusiasts come to BeeCon to sharpen their technical … Continue reading

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Alfresco cancels Summit, asks community to organize its own conference

Earlier this week, in a post to a public mailing list, Ole Hejlskov, Developer Evangelist at Alfresco, announced that the company will not be putting on its annual conference, Alfresco Summit, this year as originally planned. Instead, the company is … Continue reading

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The plain truth about Alfresco’s open source ethos

There was a small flare-up on the Order of the Bee list this week. It started when someone suggested that the Community Edition (CE) versus Enterprise Edition comparison page on alfresco.com put CE in a negative light. In full disclosure, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Learning Alfresco Web Scripts

Packt Publishing recently sent me a copy of Learning Alfresco Web Scripts by Ramesh Chauhan to review in exchange for my thoughts on the book which I’ll share with you now… Web Scripts are an essential part of Alfresco. If … Continue reading

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You may be surprised at what’s not in Alfresco 5

It won’t be long before we’ll be celebrating Alfresco’s tenth birthday. Sniff, sniff, they grow up so fast! As part of that growth, it’s only natural that certain areas of the product will reach their end-of-life. Since its first release … Continue reading

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10 ways Alfresco customers can support the community

A prospective Alfresco customer recently asked me some of the ways an Alfresco customer can support the Alfresco community. Here’s what I said: Give your employees company time to answer questions in the forum or participate in the community in … Continue reading

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