Category Archives: Alfresco Book

The Alfresco Developer Guide (Packt Publishing) is an award-winning book that is a must-read for developers getting ramped up on the Alfresco platform.

Let’s stop writing books about Alfresco Explorer

I used to be of the opinion that when it came to books about Alfresco, the more, the better. But with about a dozen on the market at this point, I think it is probably past time to start focusing … Continue reading

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Alfresco Developer Series tutorial source code now on github

The source code for the tutorials in my Alfresco Developer Series has always been available to download as a zip. But for some reason I never put it in a project where we could collaborate on it. That’s fixed now. … Continue reading

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Any interest in a pre-3.4 five star ratings widget for Alfresco Share?

One of the examples I put in the Alfresco Developer Guide is a five star ratings widget. The example company in the book, SomeCo, uses it to let their web site users rate whitepapers published on the site. Metaversant recently … Continue reading

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Alfresco Developer Guide source updated, uploaded to Google Code

Back in July of 2009, I did a reorg of the source code that accompanies the Alfresco Developer Guide. Shortly after that I validated against 3.2 Enterprise, but I didn’t keep up with the Alfresco releases after that. I’m happy … Continue reading

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Alfresco Developer Guide source code update for 3.2 Enterprise

I’ve updated the source code that accompanies the Alfresco Developer Guide to be compatible with the recent 3.2 Enterprise release of Alfresco. You can get the link from my original post on the source code re-org, or download it directly. … Continue reading

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Packt Author of the Year Award

I mentioned it on Twitter yesterday but I definitely wanted to spend more than 140 characters saying thanks. If you missed the tweet, what I’m talking about is that Packt announced that I won the Author of the Year Award … Continue reading

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Alfresco Developer Guide source reorg and 3.2 Community update

[UPDATE: Added a link to the source code that works with 3.2 Enterprise] I originally wrote the Alfresco Developer Guide source code for Alfresco 2.2 Enterprise and Alfresco 3 Labs. The code was pretty much the same regardless of which … Continue reading

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Save 15% on Alfresco Developer Guide

Forgive this temporary transgression into a blatant sales pitch, but I’m trying to save you some money. Packt Publishing is offering ECM Architect readers 15% off my book, the Alfresco Developer Guide. To take advantage of the discount: Visit the … Continue reading

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Alfresco Developer Guide readers react positively

Thanks so much to everyone who has commented on the blog, sent an email, mentioned the book in a blog post, or written a review on my book, Alfresco Developer Guide. I’m glad you’re finding it helpful. Keep that feedback … Continue reading

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Ungrateful? Nah, just a publishing flub

I suppose it is inevitable that an author opens his book for the first time and immediately sees a problem. An obvious typo perhaps. Or maybe a sentence or topic that could have been made more clear. For me it … Continue reading

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