Alfresco 3.4 Delivers Collaborative Web Development, Spring Support
The latest release of the Alfresco open-source content management system-Alfresco Community 3.4--delivers support for collaborative Web development and for the Spring Framework.Alfresco, which provides an open platform for social content management, has announced the availability of its latest version, Alfresco Community 3.4, for download. Alfresco 3.4 expands the company's open source and open standards-based content management platform with new tools and services for Spring Framework developers. Alfresco 3.4 also features Web Quick Start for easy Website deployment and content integration with enterprise portals. This builds on Alfresco's strategy of offering a content platform that delivers the flexibility and affordability required across the enterprise, the company said in a press release on the announcement.
Alfresco Community 3.4 also features distributed content replication as well as integration with enterprise portals and social software. The ECM's new DocLib portlets allow seamless integration with enterprise portals like Liferay, Quickr and Confluence. Using Single Sign On (SSO), the portlets provide access to both content and project repositories from within any Java Specification Request (JSR) 168-compliant portal.
"The increasingly networked nature of business has amplified existing requirements for individuals to collaboratively author, review and publish content, as well as to quickly build web sites using that content," said Larry Hawes, lead analyst for collaboration and enterprise social software for the Gilbane Group, in a statement. "Alfresco's 3.4 release exposes more content management features within Share and third-party collaboration environments, empowering business people to quickly work together to create and publish content to Websites, portals and social software."