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Java API

When you need to create new services in Alfresco, or develop applications or customizations that cannot be implemented at the web script level, it is necessary to write those extensions in Java. Alfresco provides numerous Java-level APIs, which are documented through the JavaDoc system.

Links to the JavaDoc documentation can be found on the Alfresco Developer Site. While in theory it is possible to access the complete range of Java APIs, there is a list of recommended Public Java API calls below. Where possible it is strongly recommended that your application limits itself to this list, so that your application works on future versions of Alfresco.

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