Welcome to the Alfresco Wiki
You've arrived at the Alfresco Wiki, a community-managed information resource about Alfresco. If you need authoritative, formal Alfresco community documentation on the platform, you should start with docs.alfresco.com. That's where you'll find end-user and technical details on Alfresco Community Edition, Alfresco Workdesk, and Alfresco One (Enterprise Edition). The wiki, on the other hand, is for content that the community couldn't find on docs.alfresco.com (or wouldn't make sense to include there). For example, the wiki is where you'll find code snippets, cook books, technical details on edge cases or highly-specific use cases, and other stuff that wouldn't make sense in a formal documentation set, like local community meetup listings, roadmap, and how to contribute.
If you are still confused about docs.alfresco.com versus wiki.alfresco.com or you want to learn how to take a more active role in the Alfresco Wiki, take a look at the Guidelines.
Get ready for Alfresco Summit 2014!
We are busy preparing for Alfresco Summit 2014 in San Francisco, USA from September 23-25, and London, UK from October 7-9. This is Alfresco's annual conference for everyone involved with an Alfresco deployment, whether in a technical or business capacity. You can get more information at the Alfresco Summit web site.
If you missed Alfresco Summit 2013, then you can view the presentations from Barcelona and Boston. Recordings from DevCon 2012 are available at the DevCon Web Site.
We hope to see you at Alfresco Summit 2014!
Alfresco Community 5.0.a has been released.
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Alfresco Community 4.2.f has been released. This is an important security update.
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Alfresco Product Roadmap
Have a look at the Alfresco Product Roadmap to see what's coming in 2014!
Alfresco API Now Available
The public Alfresco API is now available. The API allows you to persist data to Alfresco from your custom applications. API calls can be made against Alfresco in the Cloud with an OAuth API key. Calls can also be made against on-premise versions of Alfresco newer than 4.2.
Activiti Business Process Management Initiative
The Activiti Business Process Management Suite is an open source Apache licensed BPM engine with native support for BPMN 2.0. Join Tijs Rademakers, Joram Barrez, and the rest of the Activiti community today.
Alfresco App Now On Apple App Store!
Alfresco, in partnership with Zia Consulting, has developed a native iOS application for iPad and iPhone. The application allows mobile access to an Alfresco document repository. The application runs against the most recent Alfresco releases and no additional software needs to be installed or configured on the server. It is configured to connect to a demo Alfresco repository, so even if you aren't ready to hit your production repo, download the app and have a look. The app is available, free of charge, on the Apple iTunes Store. And, if you are a developer interested in creating your own mobile applications that work with Alfresco, you might be interested to know that the Alfresco Mobile source code is freely available as an open source project on BitBucket.
Professional Alfresco: Practical Solutions for Enterprise Content Management It's here, the latest guide to Alfresco 3.2 written by the technical team who designed and developed Alfresco. You can order it now.
Activiti in Action Activiti in Action is a comprehensive tutorial designed to introduce developers to the world of business process modeling using Activiti. Before diving into the nuts and bolts of Activiti, this book presents a solid introduction to BPMN 2.0 from a developer's perspective. You quickly move to examples and best practices that show you how to implement BPMN 2.0 processes with Activiti. You'll explore all the key areas of process modeling, including workflow, ESB usage, process monitoring, event handling, business rule engines, and document management integration. Download a sample chapter here: Media:ActivitiinActionCH13B.pdf.
Alfresco Developer Guide by Jeff Potts is a must read for anyone interested in gaining an understanding of how to create custom applications on the Alfresco platform. You can find a sample chapter in the Content Community.
Alfresco 3 Web Services by Ugo Cei and Piergiorgio Lucidi. This is the latest book on Alfresco covering applications using Web Services, WebScripts and CMIS. By the end of this book, you will be able to put together your knowledge about CMIS and the Apache Chemistry toolkit to develop a complete working application that uses Alfresco, via CMIS, as a back-end storage. Additionally this book also covers the Web Services security profiles and the best practices for Web Services to promote better interoperability.
Alfresco 3 Enterprise Content Management Implementation by Munwar Shariff, Vinita Choudhary, Amita Bhandari and Pallika Majumdar of CIGNEX, published by Packt publishers. This is the latest book on Alfresco covering Alfresco 3.1 features such as Alfresco Share, Multi-tenancy, SharePoint services and integrations with Facebook, iGoogle and Liferay.
Alfresco 3 Records Management by Dick Weisinger. Alfresco 3 Records Management is a complete guide for setting up records programs within organizations. The book is the first and only one that describes Alfresco's implementation of Records Management. It not only teaches the technology for implementing Records Management, but also discusses the important roles that both processes and people play in the building of a successful records program.
Alfresco 3 Business Solutions by Martin Bergljung. Alfresco 3 Business Solutions is a practical and easy to use guide which, instead of teaching you just how to use Alfresco, teaches you how to live Alfresco. It will guide you through implementing real world solutions through real world scenarios. Each ECM problem is treated as a separate case study and has its own chapter, enabling you to uncover the practical aspects of an ECM implementation.
Alfresco 3 Cookbook by Snig Bhaumik. 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.
Alfresco Share by Amita Bhandari, Pallika Majmudar, Vinita Choudhary. This book helps you understand the concepts and benefits of Share, shows you how to leverage a single installation to manage multiple sites, and provides a case study-based approach for effective understanding.
More Product Information
Product Roadmap - Updated roadmap with highlights of upcoming Community and Enterprise release plans through 2014. Please let us have your feedback.
Community Alfresco Plan of Record - Schedule of planned releases, plus historical record of past Alfresco releases.
Enterprise Alfresco Plan of Record - Schedule of planned Enterprise releases, plus historical record of past Alfresco releases.