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Alfresco CMIS by Martin Bergljung

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Chapter 6. Accessing a CMIS Server Using Scripting Languages

So far we have seen how we can access a CMIS server via basic protocol bindings and from an OpenCMIS Java abstraction layer. Sometimes it is also useful to be able to abstract the CMIS interface even further and access the CMIS server using a scripting language such as JavaScript or Groovy.

So why would we want to do that? Well, when working on web application development, it is often very useful to be able to make AJAX calls directly from JavaScript code to CMS servers and get back JSON with repository data.

Scripting languages also make the coding operation a lot quicker in many cases; they abstract the application programming interface even further, making it easier to work with the ...

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