- Understand the concepts and benefits of Share
- Leverage a single installation to manage multiple sites
- Case Study-based approach for effective understanding
Alfresco Share is a modern, browser-based platform for social content management and collaboration. Alfresco Share sets the premise for affordable collaboration for enterprises. Based on the sturdy Surf framework, Share leverages dynamic site generation capabilities of Alfresco for better participation amongst enterprise personnel. Do you want to know more about Share?
Alfresco Share will guide you through creating and managing sites. The book focuses on business needs rather than technical syntax. The book builds a case study around a sample example, so that you will have an easier, practical understanding of Alfresco Share. There are step-by-step examples which explain how the out of the box features can be made best use of as well as the other options that are available, and how they fit into the overall picture. By the end of this book, you will know how to set up an efficient and effective collaboration system for your company and customers.
The book will guide the readers to learn Alfresco through steps starting from installation to the deployment of Alfresco Share. It helps the users understand the benefits that they can reap by implementing Alfresco share solution in their enterprise environment.
You will learn about how alfresco share application is built on top of alfresco repository using Spring Surf Framework. You will be taught how to manage users and groups and the concepts of the underlying framework behind the Alfresco security model.
The book will also teach you to create and manage a site for collaboration within the team. You will also learn to configure dashboards for easy use. The content also includes explaining how members can contribute content and share their expertise with other team members by creating entries on the site wiki, blog, forums, discussion etc. You will become familiar with managing documents through Document library and implementing workflows to automate the business process. You will be able to try out various configurations within share such as searching custom properties, enabling custom aspects , configuring new advance workflows, and managing actions on document library. You will learn about how to set up the development environment and different approaches for deployment followed in share.
Our book, Alfresco Share aims to help users get a better perspective of enterprise collaboration. It will help you set up an infrastructure for supporting multiple sites using Alfresco Share, enable a shortened development cycle, and make the best use of collaborative features.
What you will learn from this book
- Real time understanding of capabilities of Alfresco Share through case study
- Alfresco share architecture and its administration
- User management and defining roles and access
- Managing a Share Site
- Use collaboration features like Wikis, blogs, data Lists, calendar, links, and discussions
- Manage documents through workflow
- Configure Share for ease of use
- Share deployment guidelines
Written in an easy-to-read and encouraged-to-try style, this book will take you from the basics of using Share to deploying Alfresco Share through a case-study. The necessary screenshots and thorough explanations are provided.
Who this book is for
If you are a business user or content manager looking to implement a collaboration strategy for your enterprise, then this book is for you. This book is not a developer guide. It focuses on business needs rather than technical syntax. However, it helps in understanding the capabilities of Alfresco Share through Case Study. Although no knowledge of Alfresco is presumed, exposure to XML, templating language, YUI and the concepts of web scripts and Document Management will help you to get the most from this book.