WHAT'S IN THIS CHAPTER?
Understanding Web script components
Developing a Folder Listing Web script
Accessing Alfresco services
Debugging Web scripts
Creating the Knowledge Base Search Web script
In this chapter you'll discover how to create your own Web scripts. The Web Script Framework is designed with the developer in mind, aiming to make it as easy and quick as possible to create new Web scripts in order to construct a RESTful interface to the Alfresco Content Application Server.
Scripting also brings immediacy to the development of Web scripts by removing the painful steps of compilation and packaging. It is possible to quickly turn around implementation changes, which can be seen and tested just by refreshing your Web browser. This mode of development has become very attractive to the Alfresco community, making Web scripts a preferred approach to interacting with, integrating with, and extending Alfresco. ...