In the previous chapters, we experienced the content management features of Alfresco as a standalone application. We used the Alfresco Explorer, which is a built-in web application to access and manage the content within the Alfresco repository. However, in a real life scenario, many customers integrate their own business applications with Alfresco in variety of ways. In this chapter, we will focus on various ways of integrating external applications with Alfresco, in order to leverage the features of this highly-scalable and high-performance content management system.
By the end of this chapter, you will have learned about: