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From Matthias Wessendorf <>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] New "In the Trenches" article: Alfresco Chooses JSF for Enterprise Content Management System
Date Thu, 28 Jul 2005 08:11:11 GMT
wow, that sounds cool.

btw. anyone using Alfresco CMS ?


On 7/28/05, Kito D. Mann <> wrote:
>  Hello,
>  I'm pleased to announce another installment in JSF Central's "In the
> Trenches" series about real world projects that use JavaServer Faces. In
> this article, two developers of the new open-source content management
> system, Alfresco, discuss how JSF is used in their architecture. 
>  Here's a quote:
>  When we began work on Alfresco, our Open Source Enterprise Content
> Management System, we had two requirements. Firstly, to build a web-based
> client that would run as a portlet from within a JSR 168 Portal environment,
> and secondly run as a standard web application (see figure 1). Further, the
> application needed to be easily customizable and extendable by developers.
> Java Server Faces appeared to be the natural choice due its event-based
> architecture, standardized component model and the promise of rich tool
> support. The majority of our development team had previously worked on
> defining the architecture for Documentum's Web Development Kit, which takes
> a very similar approach to JSF. In fact, some of the representatives of the
> team were members of the JSF expert group, so we knew we were taking the
> correct architectural approach. 
>  To see the rest of the article, visit
>  Kito D. Mann 
>  Author, JavaServer Faces in Action
> - JSF FAQ, news, and info
>  Are you using JSF in a project? Send your story to,
> and you could get your story published and win a free copy of JavaServer
> Faces in Action! 
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>  Kito D. Mann (
>  Virtua, Inc. (phone: 203-323-1244  fax: 203-323-2363)
>  Author, JavaServer Faces in Action (
> - JavaServer Faces FAQ, news, and info
>  "Existence doesn't necessarily mean living..." 

Matthias Wessendorf

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