The Alfresco SDK based on Apache Maven, includes support for rapid and standard development, testing, packaging, versioning and release of your Alfresco integration and extension projects
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This is the home of the Alfresco SDK. The Alfresco SDK is used by developers to build extensions for the Alfresco Digital Business Platform. It is based on Apache Maven, compatible with major IDEs and enables Rapid Application Development (RAD) and Test Driven Development (TDD).


This project is released under the Apache License, Version 2.0 license. If you are an Enterprise customer check the Support section.


User Getting Started

Latest Documentation

To get started with Alfresco SDK 3.0.x (latest) visit the Alfresco Documentation

Documentation about Previous Versions

SDK Version Alfresco Enterprise Version Alfresco Community Version Documentation
SDK 2.2 Alfresco 5.1.x Alfresco 5.1.x
SDK 2.1 Alfresco 5.0.1 Alfresco 5.0.d
SDK 2.0 Alfresco 5.0.0 Alfresco 5.0.c
SDK 1.1.1 Alfresco 4.2.x Alfresco 4.2.x

Reporting Issues and Community Support

Report issues (and contribute!) here or join us on the IRC Channel.

Alfresco Enterprise Customers and Partners Support

If you are an Alfresco Customer please check the SDK Support status for the version you are using. If your version is in Limited or Full Support and you need help, visit the Support Portal.

Maven repositories

NOTE: By default the Alfresco SDK will use Community Edition releases but it can be configured to use Enterprise Edition releases. Enterprise and Premier customers can use the SDK with Enterprise Edition releases by following the process described in Working with Enterprise

Alfresco Artifacts Repository

Alfresco Releases

You can use the following snippet in your pom.xml to access releases from the Alfresco Artifact repository:


SDK Snapshots

To test new unreleased (unsupported) features, you can use the following snippet in your pom.xml to access SDK nightlies (SNAPSHOTS) from the OSS Sonatype repository:


For Developers that want to contribute to the SDK

See the Developers Wiki page.