Welcome to the EDIT Platform for Cybertaxonomy development wiki

All information on this wiki is work in progress and generally aimed at developers. For released documents please see our main site:  http://cybertaxonomy.eu/ as well as the respective product sites

Platform Components

  • Community Single Sign On, a security infrastructure to integrate the security domains of various EDIT software components and service providers

Software Components

Development resources for software tools and services built on top of the Common Data Model (CDM):

  • CDM Java Library, a java implementation of the CDM including a persistence, import/export and service layer
  • CDM Dataportal, web portal software to publish taxonomic data hosted on a CDM Community Server
  • CDM Print Publisher, a set of tools to generate printer ready documents out of the CDM Community Store
  • Map REST Service, a web service delivering map images in response to given distribution data
  • VIBRANT Index Interface, a web search interface that enables a user to search the CDM-ViBRANT index for scientific names

For an overview on the latest releases and on the roadmap regarding the CDM based platform components please refer to CdmPlatformRoadmap.


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