Category Archives: CMIS

Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) is an OASIS standard that attempts to make rich content repositories work together better. The spec provides for both SOAP and RESTful bindings as well as a SQL-like query language.

Cool things you can do in Alfresco with cmis:item support

I’ve been taking a look at the newly-added support for cmis:item in Alfresco. As a refresher for those who may not be familiar, cmis:item is a new object type added to the CMIS 1.1 specification. Alfresco added support for CMIS … Continue reading

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CMIS example: Uploading multiple files to a CMIS repository

In my previous post on CMIS, I introduced the Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) specification and the Apache Chemistry project. You learned that CMIS gives you a language-neutral, vendor-independent way to perform CRUD functions against any CMIS-compliant server using a … Continue reading

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CMIS: An open API for managing content

Most of the content in a company is completely unstructured. Just think about the documents you collaborate on with the rest of your team throughout the day. They might include things like proposals, architecture diagrams, presentations, invoices, screenshots, videos, books, … Continue reading

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CMIS & Apache Chemistry in Action is 43% off through August 5

To celebrate the launch of the CMIS and Apache Chemistry book in print, Manning is offering 43% off through August 5, 2013. To get the discount, use promo code pbcmisml when you buy the book at http://www.manning.com/mueller/.

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CMIS and Apache Chemistry book now available

I am very pleased to announce that the book project I have been working on with Jay Brown (IBM) and Florian Mueller (SAP) has finally reached the most important milestone in any such project: The book has gone to press. … Continue reading

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Five of your favorite Alfresco-related presentations

If views of my presentations on SlideShare are any indication, a whole lot of you are interested in integrating Drupal and Alfresco. Despite the fact that the presentation is four years old, it consistently makes the “most viewed” list out … Continue reading

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CMIS 1.1 is now an approved spec; Here’s a recap of what’s new

With a final, heroic push and get-out-the-vote campaign, the OASIS CMIS Technical Committee (TC), the committee that is responsible for moving the CMIS specification forward, was able to get enough votes on Thursday to ratify the next version of Content … Continue reading

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Announcement: Apache Chemistry cmislib 0.5.1 now available

The Apache Chemistry project is pleased to announce that cmislib 0.5.1 is now available (home, docs). Developers can use cmislib to write Python applications against any CMIS-compliant repository such as Alfresco, SharePoint, Nuxeo, and FileNet. You can download the client … Continue reading

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My New Book: CMIS and Apache Chemistry in Action

I’ve been working on another book project along with Jay Brown from IBM and Florian Mueller from SAP. It’s called “CMIS and Apache Chemistry in Action” and we intend for it to be the definitive guide to CMIS. I’m having … Continue reading

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cmislib extension supports Alfresco aspects

I can’t believe I didn’t know about this sooner. It completely passed me by. Patrice Collardez created an extension for cmislib that gives it the capability to work with aspects. Patrice’s version works with cmislib 0.4.1. I cloned it and … Continue reading

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