Last week Adobe Systems announced it was purchasing Day Software for $240 million. The deal combines Day’s JSR-170/238 based content management and digital asset management products with Adobe’s Flex, Flash and AIR in a move to corner the web content market. In addition to being a lead company for the JSR-170/238 specifications, Day also contributes to Apache Jackrabbit and Sling.
InfoQ.com is a next generation web portal combining the latest advancements in portal technology and web development. In this presentation, Alexandru Popescu and Floyd Marinescu walks through the good, the bad, and the ugly of building InfoQ.com; from initial (lack of) requirements, designs, implementation choices, and deployment issues, and all the lessons learned along the way.
Two new articles are out bolstering the documentation on using JSR-170, the Java Content Repository API. The first is a practitioner's perspective which has an informative FAQ and the second is an in-depth look at versioning and observation using JackRabbit.
The Java Content Repository (JCR) API provides a standard way to access content repositories. Content repositories is a superset of a traditional data repository that adds features such as full text searching and storing of structured/unstructured data. OnJava has released a new article by Sunil Patil detailing the installation, configuration, and usage of a Version 1.0 implementation.
Day Software has released version 1.2 of Day Content Repository Extreme (CRX). CRX is a content repository implementing the new Content Repository for Java Technology (JCR) standard. This release adds Apache Derby support, Active/Passive Clustering, and full JSR 170 compliance. InfoQ spoke to Day CTO David Nuescheler to get more information.
Magnolia, the CMS that InfoQ itself uses, has released version 3 of its open-source Enterprise Content Management System (ECM) today. Main new features include workflow, versioning, JSR-168 support, single-sign-on, scheduled content publishing, a browser-based template-designer, a deployment packager and a new UI.