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ActiveFedora

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What is ActiveFedora?

ActiveFedora is a Ruby gem for creating and managing objects in the Fedora Repository Architecture (http://fedora-commons.org). ActiveFedora is loosely based on “ActiveRecord” in Rails. Version 9.0+ works with Fedora 4 and prior versions work on Fedora 3. Version 9.2+ works with Solr 4.10. Version 10.0+ works with Fedora >= 4.5.1.

Product Owner & Maintenance

ActiveFedora is a Core Component of the Samvera community. The documentation for what this means can be found here.

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Help

The Samvera community is here to help. Please see our support guide.

Getting Started

The Dive into Hydra gives you a brief tour through ActiveFedora’s features on the command line.

Prerequisites

  • A Fedora Commons Repository installation (configured by URL in fedora.yml)
  • A Solr index (configured by URL in solr.yml)
  • A JDK8+ installation (if running the test suite)

Installation

The gem is hosted on rubygems.

gem install active-fedora

Generators

You can generate a model inheriting from ActiveFedora::Base.

rails generate active_fedora:model Book

Testing (this Gem)

In order to run the RSpec tests, you need to have a copy of the ActiveFedora source code, and then run bundle install in the source directory. You can download the source code by doing the following:

git clone https://github.com/samvera/active_fedora.git
cd active_fedora
bundle install

Using the continuous integration server

You can test ActiveFedora using the same process as our continuous integration server. This will automatically pull down a copy of Solr and Fedora Content Repository.

The ci rake task will download solr and fedora, start them, and run the tests for you.

rake active_fedora:ci

Testing Manually

If you want to run the tests manually, follow these instructions:

solr_wrapper

To start FCRepo, open another shell and run:

fcrepo_wrapper -p 8986

Now you’re ready to run the tests. In the directory where active_fedora is installed, run:

rake spec

Acknowledgments

This software has been developed by and is brought to you by the Samvera community. Learn more at the Samvera website.

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