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Alfresco CMIS by Martin Bergljung

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with CMIS

Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) is a new interface to talk to Content Management Systems (CMS) in a standard way. This chapter will introduce you to the CMIS standard, explain why it is important, and see how it came about. We will cover the different parts of the CMIS standard, the benefits of using it, and some example use cases for CMIS.

Understanding CMIS

CMIS is an effort toward standardization and is managed by the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) body. The latest version is 1.1 (http://docs.oasis-open.org/cmis/CMIS/v1.1/CMIS-v1.1.html), which was approved in May 2013. Version 1.0 specifies most of the functionalities and is quite developed ...

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