This talk will describe how the current JSP integration works in general and explain a way to embed other scripting languages to produce dynamic content or perform other actions inside OpenCms. Since the JVM moves more into the direction of a multi-language VM (JRuby, Jython and Groovy beeing the current examples) supporting multiple languages and beeing able to leverage knowlegde and code from other languages is generally a good thing.
The session will take you on a tour through the inner workings of OpenCms, touch many core concepts and tries to explain how JSP, the Flex Cache and general request handling interrelates. It then uses this knowledge to demonstrate a concept plus a pratical implementation of scripting language integration which you can take "as is" or use to integrate your own or other scripting/dynamic languages.
If you have knowledge in building java web applications, created some OpenCms websites, ever wondered how the JSP/Flex stuff really works and/or like (or are forced to use) dynamic languages this talk should be interesting for you.
Feb 15, 2017 - OpenCms 10.5.1 is a maintenance update that fixes several issues that persisted in the 10.5.0 release. This version focuses on security and stability, also adding some new features and enhancements. It also ships an optimized version of the Apollo Template. Based on Bootstrap, the Apollo Template is fully customizable without coding.
Feb 15, 2017 - The OpenCms 10.5.1 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.
Dec 9, 2016 - OCEE 5.5.0 supports OpenCms 10.5.0 and brings seveal improvements to the LDAP Connector. It also adds more shell commands for remote cluster administration, and fixes some issues. Updated OCEE packages for 10.0, 9.x and 8.x based OpenCms installations are also available.
Nov 30, 2016 - OpenCms 10.5 focuses on site localization, adding tools for assisted translation of pages and sitemaps. Many usability improvements have been made for the Page Editor and the Explorer. OpenCms 10.5 also ships a much improved version of the Apollo Template. Based on Bootstrap, the Apollo Template is fully customizable without coding.