Friday, February 15, 2013

Alfresco Repo : Hello world java backed webscript

 Hello world java backed webscript

What is webscript?
                A Web Script is a service bound to a URL which responds to HTTP methods like GET, POST, PUT and DELETE.
Webscript consists of three files.
                Webscript descriptor file: XML file
                Controller file: Either it can be a server-side Javascript or Java backed.
                Presentation file: Free Marker Template file.
In this blog, I’ll show you, how to create a simple java backed webscript for Alfresco Repository.

Step 1: Create a new Java project with the following structure.

Step 2: Extend the using DeclarativeWebScript.
Step 3: Override the executeImpl method. In this method create a new HashMap object, add a greeting message and return it. Refer the below image.

Step 4: Now, we need to create a webscript descriptor xml file (helloWorld.get.desc.xml)   in the config/alfresco/extension/templates/webscripts/com/murali/webscripts path

Step 5: Now we need to create a simple FreeMarker Template file (helloWorld.get.json.ftl)  to render the output.

Step 6: Register the webscript bean like,

Step 7: Create file in config/alfresco path.

Step 8: Create the alfresco amp by using below build.xml file.

Step 9: Install the amp, delete the exploded directory of alfresco.

 Step 10: Restart the tomcat.

Step 12: Search for your /com/murali/webscripts package and click GET /alfresco/service/com/murali/webscripts/helloWorld/ url to invoke the webscript.

Step 13: Webscript output

Hope this helps someone !

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