Content Web Service

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Please note that this API has been superceded by CMIS (specifically, the CMIS SOAP binding).  It's use is no longer recommended. This functionality was removed from Alfresco in 5.0.b.

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This service provides read and write access to content streams.

Note: Options such as SOAP w/ Attachments and XOP are also being investigated.


Change Log


Data Types


Content


Content data type encapsulates the data associated with a content node and a particular content property.  It is made up of three main parts:


  • Reference node - a reference to the node created
  • string property - the content property QName string
  • int length - the length of the content
  • ContentFormat contentFormat - the content format of the content
  • string url - a string representing the URl to the content

Methods


read


This methods reads the content from a content property on a node.

Content[] read(Predicate items, xsd:string property)

Parameters:


  • items - predicate to the nodes to be read
  • property - the QName string of a content property

Return:


  • the content data relating to the content nodes read from

write


This methods writes content into the repository onto a given nodes content property.

Content write(Reference node, xsd:string property, xsd:base64Binary content, ContentFormat format)

Parameters:


  • node - a reference to the node
  • property - the QName string of a content property
  • content - the content
  • format - the content format of the content.  This is optional, if it is not passed then the existing content format remains unchanged.

Return:


  • the content data relating to the content node written to

clear


Clears the content of a given property on a number of content nodes.

Content[] clear(Predicate items, xsd:string property)

Parameters:


  • items- predicate to a set of nodes
  • property - the QName string of a content property

Return:


  • the content data relating to the content nodes cleared

Attachments

    Outcomes