ACS Development: JavaScript API Overview

ACS Development: JavaScript API Overview

This course provides an introduction to the JavaScript API that is provided by Alfresco Content Services (ACS).

About this course

Objective

This course provides an introduction to the JavaScript API that is provided by Alfresco Content Services (ACS). Architects and developers need to know the capabilities and limitations of the JavaScript API and the functionality available with each service.

The course provides a high-level overview of the API features including root scoped objects and their use in other extension points such as Spring Web Scripts or Alfresco Actions. The course will also cover the location of these scripts and any ACS nuances related to JavaScript.

What Will I Learn?

The learning objectives covered by this course are:

  • Features of the JavaScript API
  • Capabilities of the JavaScript API
  • Location of scripts
  • How and when scripts are executed

Target Audience

  • Developers

Time Required: ~15 minutes

Applicable Product Versions: 4.0 - 6.1

Difficulty: Foundation

Prerequisite Knowledge

This course presumes that the student is competent with the following tools, technologies and concepts:

Prerequisite Resources

The following course should also be considered before completing this one:

Curriculum15 Minutes

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Prerequisites
  • JavaScript API
  • Overview
  • Features
  • Nuances
  • Limitations
  • Conclusion
  • Review
  • References
  • Next Steps
  • Course Survey

About this course

Objective

This course provides an introduction to the JavaScript API that is provided by Alfresco Content Services (ACS). Architects and developers need to know the capabilities and limitations of the JavaScript API and the functionality available with each service.

The course provides a high-level overview of the API features including root scoped objects and their use in other extension points such as Spring Web Scripts or Alfresco Actions. The course will also cover the location of these scripts and any ACS nuances related to JavaScript.

What Will I Learn?

The learning objectives covered by this course are:

  • Features of the JavaScript API
  • Capabilities of the JavaScript API
  • Location of scripts
  • How and when scripts are executed

Target Audience

  • Developers

Time Required: ~15 minutes

Applicable Product Versions: 4.0 - 6.1

Difficulty: Foundation

Prerequisite Knowledge

This course presumes that the student is competent with the following tools, technologies and concepts:

Prerequisite Resources

The following course should also be considered before completing this one:

Curriculum15 Minutes

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Prerequisites
  • JavaScript API
  • Overview
  • Features
  • Nuances
  • Limitations
  • Conclusion
  • Review
  • References
  • Next Steps
  • Course Survey