The official documentation is at: http://docs.alfresco.com
Welcome to the Alfresco Enterprise 3 release.
Table of Contents
Alfresco Enterprise 3.0 is comprised of the following.
Share is built on Alfrescoâ€™s innovative ECM repository and delivers out-of-the-box, collaborative content management. Alfresco Share simplifies capturing, sharing and retrieval of information across virtual teams, boosts productivity and reduces network bandwidth requirements and email volumes between project team members.
Download Getting Started with Alfresco Share to get a first view on what you can do with Alfresco Share.
For a detailed list of Alfresco Share features within these components, refer to the Alfresco Share feature list.
Alfresco Surf Platform
The Alfresco Surf platform enables you to build dynamic, REST-oriented web applications and collaborative web sites.
It is built on Alfresco Web Scripts technology which uses light-weight scripting and templating. The Surf platform is designed to work in a number of different web environments, as well as a Web Part in Microsoft SharePoint Portal. It includes content oriented components designed around the Yahoo!Â® User Interface (YUI) Library and AdobeÂ® FlashÂ® for dynamic uploads and previewing of content and other information. The new user interface components make it much simpler for users to develop new collaborative web applications.
Refer to Surf Platform for detailed information.
Alfresco Repository Public API
The Repository Public API provides content and collaboration services for customizing and developing Alfresco applications. Labs 3b introduces new services such as site management, site activities, tagging, commenting, thumbnails, blogs, wikis, and forums to support social collaboration.
The Repository Public API has two forms:
- A RESTful API for remotely connecting to the Repository as used by Alfresco Share.
Alfresco Draft CMIS Implementation
The Alfresco Enterprise 3.0 release includes a Draft CMIS Implementation.
The Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) specification defines a domain model and set of API bindings, that can be used by applications to work with one or more Enterprise Content Management repositories or systems.
The Alfresco Draft CMIS Implementation includes:
- CMIS REST API binding
- CMIS Web Services API binding
- CMIS query language
- Apache Abdera CMIS Extension
- CMIS REST API Binding Test Harness
The CMIS technical draft specification (v0.5), announced Sept 10th 2008, has been developed jointly by EMC, IBM, Microsoft, Alfresco, Open Text, Oracle, and SAP.
For more information on the CMIS implementation, refer to CMIS.
Download Alfresco Enterprise 3
An Alfresco Enterprise Edition 3 Download gives you the ability to try out a fully featured version of Alfresco Enterprise Edition and the Alfresco Enterprise Network (services & support) within your own infrastructure for thirty days.
Give our Enterprise 3.0 Trial a try!
Refer to Release Notes for details of the Alfresco Enterprise build.
To add your own experience of using Alfresco Enterprise 3, see the Alfresco Enterprise 3 Community experience page.