• Web scripts for Java Developers (2/11/2017) - This week I completed ‘Web Scripts for Java Developers’ with Alfresco University.  Another step towards Alfresco Certified Engineer (ACE)! The class went over spring framework to utilize MVC to implement business logic within Alfresco.  The class was basically a full day of lectures and hands-on labs developing about 6 or 7 small pieces of code […]
  • Content Model Manager (2/4/2017) - Today I completed Alfresco Content Model Manager in preparation for Alfresco Certified Engineer at Alfresco University. The class seemed well organized, and I actually like managing Content Models from Model Manager better than the xml files.   Model Manager seems similar to Documentum Composer providing an IDE to design the ECM model, and even layout […]
  • Content Modeling Alfresco University (2/3/2017) - Today I finished the Content Modeling Class, at Alfresco University in preparation for Alfresco Certified Engineer (ACE). Topics with it that I remember: Introduction to content modeling details about nodes, node relationships, node references Node Browser Creating Content Model Content Types Associations Aspects Constraints (and overriding parents) Labs obviously involved creating and extending content models.
  • Activiti System Administration (1/7/2017) - I completed my third Alfresco University Class, Activity System Administration.  According to the  ‘Alfresco Activity Certified Administrator’ (AACA) blueprint , I should be good to take my first test. Here is the certification I should be going for now, after the 3 classes that i’ve completed: https://university.alfresco.com/AACA The class provided a VM with everything needed to learn activiti, as […]
  • Activiti 101 (12/23/2016) - I completed my second Alfresco University Class, Activiti 101  I decided a quick win of Alfresco Activity Certified Administrator AACA certification would be a good route to go with only 3 classes. Another class down, 10 to go! For anyone else planning to take the class here is a list of some of the things I […]
  • Alfresco 101 (12/22/2016) - I completed my first Alfresco University Class.  I decided to start with the basics. Alfresco 101 The format was power point slides with a good voice over.  They provided an Ubuntu virtual server with alfresco and everything on it which was nice.  The slides in each section ended with labs to be performed. There were […]
  • Alfresco Training Blueprints (12/22/2016) - I have sequenced the Alfresco University Classes for all the 3 certifications. Here they are sequenced together, below individually. Alfresco Activiti 101 Course (ACA & AACA) [6-8 hrs] Completed OnDemand 12.23.16 Alfresco 101 Course (ACA & ACE)  [4-6 hrs] Completed OnDemand 12.22.16 Alfresco Activiti System Administration (AACA) [6 hrs] Doing OnDemand 1.7.17 TAKE AACA EXAM Alfresco Foundations for Administrators […]
  • Using SQL to get folders out of Alfresco Pt 2 (12/22/2016) - Here is an extended example on how to use the view from part 1. Note i’m used extend output \x which will display the tables vertically instead of horizontally on the output so there is not a scroll bar side to side. Here it is in extended output. As you can see the query returns… […]
  • Using SQL to get folders out of Alfresco (12/21/2016) - So the first small project i’m working on in my spare time is to iterate Alfresco’s file system through code. I did some looking on the Internet and there wasn’t that many good solutions easily discoverable.  This looked like some low hanging fruit to work on and study for ACE at the same time. Note, […]
  • Starting down the Alfresco Path to ACE. (12/21/2016) - I’ve been debating about the future of Documentum after 17 years.  For a few years I have been involved in a large scale Enterprise Documentum to Alfresco migration, and have been dabbling with getting an Alfresco Certification. If I have time, I will get all three Alfresco Certifications. Alfresco Certified Engineer (ACE) Alfresco Certified Administrator […]