Alfresco: An Open Source Platform for Content Management, On-Premise or in the Cloud

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Location: E141
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When it comes to building mobile, desktop, and web-based solutions that are heavy on content, a relational back-end typically just isn’t enough. Attend this session to find out how an open source, standards-based, rich content repository, like Alfresco, can be used as a core building block in your architecture to provide file-related functionality such as versioning, security, metadata management, transformations, search, check-in/check-out, likes/ratings, and workflow that’s fully standards compliant and open source. You’ll see live demos showing Python, Groovy, and other languages working with the Alfresco repository (either on-premise or running in the cloud) in an open, standards-based way.

This session is sponsored by Alfresco

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Jeff Potts

Alfresco Software

Jeff Potts, Chief Community Officer, has been a recognized and award-winning leader in the Alfresco community for many years. He has over 18 years of content management and collaboration experience, most of that having come from senior leadership positions in consulting organizations.

Jeff has made many contributions to the Alfresco community since he started working with Alfresco in 2005. Examples range from code, to tutorials and informative blog posts, to code camps, meetups, and conference sessions. In 2008, Jeff wrote the Alfresco Developer Guide, the first developer-focused book on Alfresco.

In November of 2009, Jeff started working with the Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) standard. He wrote a “Getting Started with CMIS” tutorial based on the draft specification. Then, in December, Jeff released the first version of cmislib, a Python client API for CMIS. In February of 2010, the Apache Chemistry project invited cmislib to become the first non-Java library to become part of the project. The following month, Jeff co-authored a two part introduction to cmislib for IBM developerWorks. Jeff is now co-authoring a book on CMIS for Manning with other members of the Apache Chemistry project and the OASIS CMIS TC.

Jeff regularly speaks about open source content management, Alfresco, and CMIS at conferences such as JBoss World, OSCON, JavaONE, and Devoxx


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