alfresco-share Getting started with alfresco-share

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This section provides an overview of what alfresco-share is, and why a developer might want to use it.

It should also mention any large subjects within alfresco-share, and link out to the related topics. Since the Documentation for alfresco-share is new, you may need to create initial versions of those related topics.

Installation or Setup

Detailed instructions on getting alfresco-share set up or installed.


Alfresco Share is one of the one part of the Alfresco as product- it's user interface on the Alfresco repository (platform), by default it is avaiable on <host>:<port>/share .

It is built on the Surf framework. The Surf framework was developed by Alfresco, but in 2009 Alfresco began working with Spring Source and announced the Spring Surf Extension framework. Later on, both Spring Source and Alfresco were collectively developed and are available as plugins in Spring MVC 3.x.

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It simplifies working with documents as a saving them, sharing, and making basic Alfresco features with it- eg. changing content type, filling properties, or running a workflow processes on them.

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