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Building a Real IBM UrbanCode Deploy Plugin – Part 2: XML File structure

IBM UrbanCode Deploy plugins are controlled by parameters in a series of XML files. info.xml – This file is primarily metadata about the plugin plugin.xml – This file is the brains of the operation. It is the interface specification that

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UrbanCode Java API

I started working with the UrbanCode Rest API after reading a blog post by Lara Ziosi. In her post she walks you through getting started with Apache Wink and has a small code snippet printing out a list of components and

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Exploring the IBM UrbanCode Deploy 6.0.1 Plugin Changes

Plugins are a major piece of the value of the IBM UrbanCode Deploy tool.  They provide a simple way to automate adjacent pieces of the application’s environment in a way that allows you to move users away from direct access

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IBM UrbanCode Products updated to 6.0.1

The 6.0.1 versions of IBM UrbanCode Deploy and IBM UrbanCode Release are available.   As the UC suite is still new within IBM’s portfolio and being brought into line with the rest of the products, these are more substantial “.0.1” releases than

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IBM UrbanCode Deploy LDAP Howto

Integrating tools with LDAP all to frequently turns into a lengthy endeavor marked by misunderstanding and misinformation around something that should be a fundamentally simple exercise.   Some of this is due to common misunderstandings of how LDAP is set

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Conditional Process Flows in IBM UrbanCode Deploy

The IBM UrbanCode Deploy tool has the ability to create robust, automated processes.  One of the fundamental techniques for improving the sophistication of these automated flows within the UrbanCode Deploy tool comes from the ability to use the outcome of a

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Writing A Plugin

UCD (UrbanCode Deploy) is designed in such a way that any software that you currently use in your development lifecycle can be supported by writing a plugin. Writing a plugin for UCD is pretty straight forward but it can seem

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