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Re: [ljc] Managing static content in a java web application

From: Giampiero G.
Sent on: Friday, January 11, 2013 7:17 AM
You can use a CMS like Alfresco or others (open source or not) and get the content via CMIS (, which is a standard protocol to interact with CMS.


2013/1/11 Richard Nduka <[address removed]>
Hi Guys,

We have a requirement currently in our hosted web based procurement platform (Java/Spring MVC) to enable organisation administrators manage the content of about 3 or 4 static pages and specify the content they want their users to see (text, video, images, etc). Typically this would have been easily achieved with a CMS (with our application build within the CMS) but ours is a mature product. We are looking at a possible solution whereby a CMS hosts the content and we can get the content via an API for rendering within our application but not quite sure yet if this is workable. Have any of you ever encountered a similar problem? How did you solve it? Is a CMS indeed neccessary at all for this 4 pages or is there some other framework/solution that can be used?

Many thanks.

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