Introducing OFBiz Plugin Manager for Building an Eco-System – Taher Alkhateeb
Apache OFBiz is going through revolutionary transformations and recently Gradle was implemented as the new build system. This critical change has opened the door to lots of exciting possibilities and one of these is the ability to introduce a plugin system.
This plugin system could fundamentally change how OFBiz is used and would:
– Allow third party vendors to easily extend the system with new functionality
– Give users more control and choice over their OFBiz implementation
– Unify the method in which OFBiz is extended
The main differentiator is that this plugin management system is actually integrated within OFBiz itself and a key objective is to get the community, developers and third party vendors motivated to start building a plugin eco system around OFBiz.
In this presentation, we will talk about the basic concepts of the plugin system with some on hands demo