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CMIS 1.0 was released for public comment recently, and is available for comment until 22nd December.

For those of you who do not know what CMIS is, it stands for Content Management Interoperability Services, which is a specification for a standard model for webservices for within use by content management systems.

Put into similar language, CMIS allows different content management systems to easily communicate with each other. So, for example, You could have a document stored in a KnowledgeTree repository, and then be able to access that document using an aplication such as Al Fresco or any other application that is able to communicate using CMIS.

The latest release of KnowledgeTree 3.7, which the company I worked for released last week, has built-in support for CMIS 0.62. It is therefore exciting to see the specification moving toward a formal release of the CMIS specification.


I have been a little quiet lately, and when I have blogged it has been rather short posts. That is largely due to the fact that I have had a big deadline looming, which is now over.

KnowledgeTree released the commercial edition of KnowledgeTree 3.7, which makes some significant changes over the previous version.

For one thing, it is considerably faster, which is one of the biggest complaints customers had previously.

Now, before I lose any of you, KnowledgeTree is a document management server, which allows you to maintain a repository of documents in a central location. Think along the lines of Al Fresco or Sharepoint if you are still lost.

By far (for me anyway), the most exciting thing to ship with this is the new client tools. I have a vested interest here, as I am on the team which works on the client tools.

The new kid on the block for the client toools is KnowledgeTree Explorer CP, which is an explorer application which allows you to browse and manipulate files on a KnowledgeTree server off your desktop.

KnowledgeTree Explorer CP was written using Adobe Air, and works on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. The bulk of the code is Javascript based, and some of the things we were making Adobe air do simply has not been done before.

Many hours of my life has been spent on Explorer CP, and it is a great feeling to finally see it released to the world.

Go download an evaluation copy of KnowledgeTree 3.7 Commercial Edition, or, if you would like the free edition, go look at KnowledgeTree 3.7 Community Edition

Here is to the best release of KnowledgeTree yet….’,’


For the last few weeks I have been playing around with Appcelerator Titanium.

It all began at work where we were researching the best platform to write some client tools for the KnowledgeTree document management software which we produce. Adobe Air was our initial first choice, but after doing a few demos of Titanium versus Air, we have finally settled on Titanium.

Titanium is an awesome platform, and I was rooting for it from the start, so I am very glad we have decided to use it, although, like all things in life, there is a down side.

Titanium is cutting edge. So cutting edge, that the beta release was only released two days before our second demo.
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