• Building Plugins

    By building plugins, you can add new features to the application. This includes new widgets and other UI features, as well as back-end components such as web services or custom authentication providers. Getting Sample...
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  • Maven: Start Here

    About Maven at Jive Jive Software offers a Secure repository with credentialed access for partners and licensed customers wishing to do extensive custom development.   What's In the Repository?Repository What's i...
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  • Integrating Skype presence & click to call for fun and profit

    Skype isn't necessarily the most enterprise friendly communications application, so it's integration capabilities are somewhat limited. However, like many startups we use Skype to communicate across our distributed of...
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  • Installing Oracle OCI Drivers for Jive SBS

    We recently had to go through this exercise, and seeing that there wasn't much guidance on this...thought i'd drop off some steps that worked for us.  We've been running Jive Clearspace/SBS since version 2.5, and...
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  • Accessing the Database from a Plugin

    You can add tables needed by your plugin to the application database. You do this by including a schema.xml file that describes the schema of your additions and by defining a Spring bean that represents access to the ...
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  • Geomap Html Widget

    It is a html widget which shows the user locations on map. It reads the 'work address' profile field of all existing users and converts them into latitude,longitude coordinates using geocoding and displays them on t...
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  • How to Add "Uncategorized" as an Option to Category Filters in Jive 6.x

    Hi everyone, on this edition of "How To In Jive 6" we are going to show you how to add the option of filtering by "uncategorized" content with just some peanut butter and a pine cone--wait a minute, no, that was my tu...
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  • How to set up an Eclipse dev environment for a custom overlay

    My goals were fairly simple. I just wanted to get a project and be able to run/debug it all from within Eclipse. This document assumes you have set up your database and Jive home properly. It also assumes you have a c...
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  • Caching: Frequently Asked Questions (Version 4.0 and Earlier)

    Caching in Jive SBS usually refers to the back-end distributed memory cache technology, backed by Oracle Coherence.  In addition, there is a page-level cache web filter, and some render-layer filtering, but this ...
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  • Example: Authentication and Authorization

    This topic provides an overview of common customizations for version 2.0 and later. You'll find code samples and common strategies for integrating with third-party authentication systems (integration commonly referred...
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  • Feeds: Frequently Asked Questions

    Answers to questions on consuming and creating feeds. What's a simple way to pull data from the community? One easy way to syndicate content from the community to another site without having to do anything on the serv...
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  • Sample 7.0 sample plugin for learning( backend DB as MSSQL)

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  • How to create a custom URL to mark a discussion as a question by default

    I've seen a few threads asking for the same thing, and after digging around the boards, I found out that there is no out of the box solution for marking a discussion as question by default. Note, this only pertains to...
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  • How to: Add a Tab to a Place

    Originally written by Ryan King So any praise, please direct his way.  Any issues with content, please blame me...had to strip out some internal elements ... but I think the example should make sense. - Ryan ...
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  • Maven: How To Create a New Maven Project

    THIS DOCUMENT IS OBSOLETE!! Please use How To: Create a Custom Jive Project instead. Note: This document assumes that you have Maven installed and configured with access to Jive's Mav...
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  • Struts: Frequently Asked Questions

    Answers to questions on Jive's use of Struts, an open framework for supporting a model-view-controller architecture. Why does Jive use Struts 2.0? Jive has a long history with the WebWork framework, which became Strut...
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  • Useful Batch Script for Developing Jive on Windows

    @ECHO OFF REM    Usage: fix.bat [OPTION] [PLUGIN] [PLUGIN] ... [PLUGIN] where OPTION = '-c' or '-clean' and the number of plugins is >= 1. Script belongs in web directory. IF [%1]==[] (   GOTO C...
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  • Pulling Source Code from Maven Repository

    Summary  From Jive 5 onward, we no longer provide a downloadable copy of the source code as a downloadable link through the website. Everything will be stored in our Maven repository from now on. It's a little m...
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  • Maven: How to use with Eclipse

    Approach Using M2Eclipse Plugin  We recommend using the M2Eclipse Plugin for Maven.  First you will want to have the most current versions available of the following:   Eclipse Classic version of the ...
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  • Building your own web service

    This document contains more specific information on how to create a RESTful Web Service through a plugin. For a sample plugin of this type, including source, please see the attached file.   Getting Started ...
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