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Niels Hoffmann, 06/14/2010 12:43 PM

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<div style="font-size:200%">Welcome to the EDIT Platform for Cybertaxonomy development wiki</div>

All information on this wiki is work in progress. For released documents please see our main site:

Software Components

The EDIT Platform for Cybertaxonomy provides open source software tools and services built on top of the [CommonDataModel|Common Data Model]:

  • CDM Java Library, a java implementation of the CDM including a persistence, import/export and service layer

  • Taxonomic Editor, a desktop application to edit CDM data

  • CDM Community Server, a central datastore to host versionable CDM data

  • CDM REST Services, a web based interface to resources stored in a CDM Community Server

  • CDM Dataportal, web portal software to publish taxonomic data hosted on a CDM Community Server

  • CDM PrintPublisher, 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

Platform Components


You will need an EDIT account to log into this site. Please register first with the Central Authorisation Service for EDIT or until that is available with

If you have an EDIT account and need write access to the wiki or the ticket system, please inform Andreas Müller or Andreas Kohlbecker who will provide you with the appropiate access rights.

Updated by Niels Hoffmann over 13 years ago · 61 revisions