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D2 Starter Project

D2 Starter Project

As you know from a previous post, it bothers me that out-of-the-box, D2 does NOTHING. In an effort to help validate D2 v4.5 installations and provide a test environment for my DQL Editor widget, I developed a simple "starter" application that I named "D-Top". D-Top...

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A Language Translation Service for Documentum

A Language Translation Service for Documentum

Providing content in users' native languages is becoming the expected norm. It is not uncommon for banks, credit card companies, insurers, government agencies, and manufactures to provide licensing agreements, rules and regulations, warranties (e.g., John Deere), and...

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Query Results Truncated in Documentum

Recently, some colleagues and I were discussing whether the Content Server truncated result sets for large queries. They insisted that it did and that the largest result set Documentum would return was 1000 rows or 350 rows from any single source (the default values...

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Part III – Connecting to a Documentum Repository

 Once you have successfully completed the steps from Part II and the application has restarted following the steps takes to create a connection to the Documentum repository from my previous blog, you will need to establish the connection to the Documentum Content...

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Part II – Create a Connection to a Documentum Repository

Once you have completed the steps taken in Part I of this series, you need to create the connection. In order to utilize the integration between the Adobe FrameMaker application and the Documentum Content Server Repository, connection information must be added and...

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Captiva InputAccel Tutorial

For the past few months I have been deeply engaged in a Captiva InputAccel project. The requirements for this project were fairly simple and generic: scan documents (capture), enhance (de-skew and read bar code), extract (OCR and index), and export (to Documentum and...

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Practical steps to improve Documentum RMA performance

RMA is typically slow and recently we were asked to make it faster and explaining the WDK stack is not why we were brought in. The application consisted of custom everything (menu items, functionality, workflows, lifecycles, alias sets, object types, complex security...

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Think Alfresco from Documentum perspective –Take 1

When you work for a while in the software you get numbed to “technologies have come and gone...” occasionally though some become commodities and others trend setters. We have seen that with many products like Apache, Tomcat, Lucene, Drupal …etc that have stabilized...

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Documentum-Composer

It was year 2004, when I was first introduced to EMC Documentum. As I first fired up the DAB IDE, I felt man this IDE is Unintuitive, slow and cryptic. Apart from learning the DFC API’s in Documentum, getting accustomed to DAB itself was an excruciating experience....

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High Volume Server (HVS) Part1

After hearing so much about EMC Documentum HVS, we decided to look under the hood to understand what the hype was all about. What is HVS? Made broadly available in version 6.5 (you need to purchase the key) it is a generic term that refers to 3 broad areas of...

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Producing Quality Given Time Constraints

The schedule is an ever present aspect of application development. Engineers must constantly balance producing quality work against given time constraints. This is why most engineers are constantly searching for tools and techniques that allow them to deliver more quality work in less time. Techniques, like software patterns, focus on the quality aspect of the software while many tools focus on productivity. When an engineer finds something that allows him/her to both increase productivity as well as improve the quality of work delivered, it deserves special attention.

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