OpenACS Documentation

Table of Contents

I. OpenACS For Everyone
1. High level information: What is OpenACS?
OpenACS 4.6.3 Release Notes
II. Administrator's Guide
2. Prerequisite Software
Individual Programs
3. Installing on Unix/Linux
Install Linux and supporting software
Install Oracle 8.1.7
Install PostGreSQL 7.2.4
Install AOLserver 3.3oacs1
Install OpenACS 4.6.3
4. Installing on Windows
OpenACS Installation Guide for Windows2000
5. Installing on a Macintosh
OpenACS Installation Guide for Mac OS X
6. Upgrading
Support for upgrades.
Upgrading from OpenACS 4.5
7. Maintenance
Hosting Web Sites
Database Management
Backup and Recovery
A. Install Red Hat 8.0
III. For OpenACS Package Developers
8. Development Tutorial
Creating a Package
Setting Up Database Objects
Creating Web Pages
Debugging and Automated Testing
Advanced Topics
9. Development Reference
OpenACS 4.6.3 Packages
OpenACS 4.6.3 Data Models and the Object System
The Request Processor
The OpenACS Database Access API
Using Templates in OpenACS 4.6.3
Groups, Context, Permissions
Writing OpenACS 4.6.3 Application Pages
Parties in OpenACS 4.6.3
OpenACS 4.x Permissions Tediously Explained
Object Identity
Programming with AOLserver
10. Engineering Standards
DocBook and Documentation
Using PSGML mode in Emacs
Detailed Design Documentation Template
System/Application Requirements Template
Release Version Numbering
Constraint naming standard
ACS File Naming and Formatting Standards
PL/SQL Standards
IV. For OpenACS Platform Developers
11. Kernel Documentation
OpenACS 4 Object Model Requirements
OpenACS 4 Object Model Design
OpenACS 4 Permissions Requirements
OpenACS 4 Permissions Design
OpenACS 4 Groups Requirements
OpenACS 4 Groups Design
OpenACS 4 Subsites Requirements
OpenACS 4 Subsites Design Document
OpenACS 4.6.3 Package Manager Requirements
OpenACS 4.6.3 Package Manager Design
Database Access API
OpenACS 4 Security Requirements
OpenACS 4 Security Design
OpenACS 4 Security Notes
OpenACS 4 Request Processor Requirements
OpenACS 4 Request Processor Design
Documenting Tcl Files: Page Contracts and Libraries
Bootstrapping OpenACS

List of Figures

3.1. Assumptions in this section
6.1. Assumptions in this section
8.1. Assumptions in this section
8.2. Database Creation Script - master create file
8.3. Database Creation Script - table
8.4. Database Creation Script - functions
8.5. Database deletion script

List of Tables

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