After nine months of hard work, the Activiti team is extremely proud to present Activiti 5.0 GA! Read all about it on Tom’s blog! Activiti is a light-weight workflow and Business Process Management (BPM) Platform targeted at business people, developers and system admins. Its core is a super-fast and rock-solid BPMN 2 process engine for Java.
"Alfresco, which provides an open platform for social content management, has announced the availability of its latest version, Alfresco Community 3.4, for download. Alfresco 3.4 expands the company's open source and open standards-based content management platform with new tools and services for Spring Framework developers. Alfresco 3.4 also features Web Quick Start for easy Website deployment and content integration with enterprise portals.
The French Institut National de l'EnviRonnement industriel et des rISques, INERIS, chooses Fred as a complementary way to disclose their Alfresco ECM system to the end-users.
The main drivers for their decision were:
OpenOffice.org Developers Create The Document Foundation
Supporting the Semantic Linked Data Web: Raptor RDF Syntax Library V2 Dave Beckett, Software Announcement. "Today I released the first beta version of Raptor 2 (Raptor RDF Syntax Library). This is the culmination of about 9 months work refactoring the Raptor 1 codebase...
I know that Raptor 2 is not going to place Raptor 1 for applications for some time, so this is a separately installed library with a new location for the header file and a new shared library base...
The Arrival of HTML 5: Lots of New Features, All Eagerly Awaited Alexander V. Korostov and Dmitry J. Paramzin, DDJ
"A cadre of enterprise content management (ECM) software vendors is close to finalizing a standard for sharing data across their systems.
Next week, OASIS is expected to ratify the Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS), a set of bindings that would allow different content management systems to offer access to their content in a single, uniform fashion. CMIS is the effort of a number of ECM heavyweights, including IBM, Microsoft, EMC, and Alfresco... It is a standard much needed by both vendors and their enterprise customers, observers say..."
CAStor is a new generation Content Addressable Storage solution which provide for massive scalable, reliable and cost efficient storage capacity. Examples situation where CAStor can bring high value:
Alfresco is the open source alternative for Enterprise Content Management, providing Document Management, Collaboration, Records Management, Knowledge Management, Web Content Management and Imaging.
Alfresco couples the innovation of open source with the stability of a true enterprise-class platform. The open source model allows Alfresco to use best-of-breed open source technologies and contributions from the open source community to get higher quality software produced more quickly at much lower cost.