LABS GALLERY: Adobes LiveCycle Enterprise Suite 2 Takes to the Amazon Cloud

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LABS GALLERY: Adobes LiveCycle Enterprise Suite 2 Takes to the Amazon Cloud

by Jason Brooks

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Cloud Administration

The LiveCycle Express edition I tested sports an easy-to-use Web console that interfaces with Amazon's EC2 infrastructure.

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Eclipse-Based

The LiveCycle Workbench is based on the Eclipse IDE.

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Windows Required

However, unlike other Eclipse-based development tools, a dependency on Windows in the form designer portion of the Workbench prevented me from running the app on my regular Linux desktop.

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Drag and Drop

I was able to drag and drop my way to assembling a polished customer interaction application.

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Property Panes

Each object had its own set of properties to specify, which I did through the context-sensitive properties panes common to most graphical IDEs.

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Check In, Check Out

LiveCycle is built for collaborative development, with facilities for managing the check-in/out state of project elements.

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Security Console

After pulling my test application together, I adjusted its security settings to make it accessible.

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Approve or Deny

The test application I assembled tapped Adobe Reader, embedded within a Web interface, for accepting applications and conducting approvals.

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