Benefits of the eXo Mobile App You Didn’t Know About

Benefits of eXo collaboration mobile app

This month marks the first year since the release of the new eXo mobile app and its switch from being a native to a hybrid mobile app. It’s a chance to look back at the rationale for this switch, uncover how organizations benefit from this hybrid app model in the context of a mobile collaboration platform, and where the eXo mobile experience is heading.

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Platform 4.4 Sneak Peek: Improved Document Activities

Platform 4.4 Sneak Peek: Improved Document Activities

This post is part of a series of articles that will introduce some noteworthy improvements to eXo Platform 4.4. Watch this blog for more product news in the upcoming weeks.

When a lot of information arrives in the activity stream, it’s easy to get confused about where things are coming from. In addition, we’ve heard feedback from some users who needed a way to reach the original location of a document that was shared in the activity stream.

Based on that feedback, we made some changes to give users a bit more context and to create better behaviors for document activities. Here’s an example of what a document’s activity may look like now.
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The Latest in Cloud Storage Integration with the eXo Cloud Drive Add-on

The Latest in Cloud Storage Integration with the eXo Cloud Drive Add-on

Being a social collaboration solution, eXo Platform ships with a wide array of functionality aiming at providing an effective way of sharing and collaborating around information and content in a contemporary work setting. Solid and flexible document collaboration is often an important part of that picture and so it comes built into the platform, allowing it to serve independently as an integrated document management solution.

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A Look at the Information Security Levels in eXo Platform

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Information security and privacy are receiving special attention in companies and increasingly they are influencing the choice of which solutions and platforms to deploy. The global cybersecurity market is expected to be worth $170 billion by 2020, according to Hemanshu “Hemu” Nigam, founder of security advisory firm SSP Blue. Intranet solutions are no exception to this rule. Because they are at the center of an enterprise’s IT infrastructure, special care is given to all security aspects.
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How to contribute to eXo Platform add-ons in 10 minutes with Che and Codenvy

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Do you remember that a few months ago if you wanted to contribute to an open-source project, even to fix a minor issue, you had to:

  • clone the project
  • read the contribution manual
  • check your Java version
  • install the right package manager (Maven, Bower, npm or whatever you needed)
  • download the right application server, setup your IDE as well
  • run the init script, find out why it doesn’t work on your laptop, kill any other local applications on the server to fix the conflict … and so on!

It was so boring that in some cases you gave up on your fix because of all the annoying things you had to do.

But wait, this time is over!
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