05 May 2009

Alfresco WCM and Microformats

Alfresco hAtom action overview

Alfresco hAtom action is a custom action for alfresco community 2.1 aimed to help all the people want to develop web site with alfresco web content management.As you may know, WCM work with web forms, that are xsl that transforming the content you put into the CR, this means that the hAtom semantic must be managed by these xsl as main actors of the xhtml creation.

All you need to use “alfresco-hatom-action” is to download the sources from the repository:
# Non-members may check out a read-only working copy anonymously over HTTP.
svn checkout http://alfresco-hatom-action.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/ alfresco-hatom-action-read-only


After this operation you need to launch the following command to try out the plug in:
#This exports the MAVEN_OPTS environment, the effect is to increase the java heap space
export MAVEN_OPTS="-Xms256m -Xmx512m -XX:PermSize=128m"
#This launch an Alfresco instance with the action already installed
mvn clean install integration-test -P webapp


To install the plug-in into an existing alfresco installation refer to the following documentation.
http://wiki.alfresco.com/wiki/Managing_Alfresco_Lifecyle_with_Maven
http://repository.sourcesense.com/maven2-sites/maven-alfresco-amp-archetype/
Or to the MMT documentation:
http://wiki.alfresco.com/wiki/Module_Management_Tool

Take a look at this, for further information:
http://code.google.com/p/alfresco-hatom-action/wiki/alfresco_action_overview

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