ApacheCon US 2008 Session

Rapid JCR applications development with Sling

Sling is an OSGi-based scriptable applications layer, based on REST principles, that runs on top of a JCR content repository. In this talk, we'll see how Sling enables rapid development of JCR-based content applications, by leveraging the JSR 223 scripting framework along with the rich set of OSGi components provided by Sling. We will create a simple application from scratch in a few minutes, and explain a more complex multimedia application that does a lot with few lines of code. This talk will help you get started with Sling and understand how the different components fit together.