Chapter 11. CMIS bindings

This chapter covers

  • The CMIS bindings: Web Services, AtomPub, and Browser
  • Capturing CMIS traffic
  • CMIS schema

So far you’ve become acquainted with the CMIS domain model and with APIs for several programming languages. But we haven’t yet shown you how CMIS clients and CMIS repositories communicate with each other over the wire.

A big part of the CMIS specification describes how the CMIS domain model is mapped to the bytes that are transferred. These mappings are called bindings. CMIS 1.0 defines two bindings, the Web Services binding and the AtomPub binding; and CMIS 1.1 adds a third, the Browser binding.

The big advantage of using a CMIS library is that it hides most of the binding details. You don’t need to ...

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