Gulasch Programmiernacht 2019 - #gpn19

Since thursday the gpn19 (Gulasch Programmiernacht) is taking place in Karlsruhe at ZKM. I’m happy that I got the chance to give two talks: Documentation with any editor Automate your Infrastructure Deployment All sessions of GPN will be recorded and are available at There was a technical problem during my first talk, so the recording can’t be found there. Sorry for that. All code snippets I showed during that talks can be found here: If you’re around, or living in that area, join us there.

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Updated - Thoughts About Sharing Files Via Link - IBM Connections 6.0 CR4

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The last IBM Connections 6.0 CR4 introduced the new feature "Sharing Files via Link". A quite handy way to share files with users by link. Just open the file, go to sharing and select "Share by Link". "Share by Link" makes it easy to share and grant read access to personal and Community files. — What's New in IBM Connections Cumulative Release 4 We tested the feature and it works like a charm, but…​ Everybody who gets this link, can download the shared file (and share the link with others) Even in restricted communities everybody with editor access can create the link

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Use OAuth 2.0 token-based authentication with IBM Connections Mobile App

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A lot of people don’t like to store credentials in mobile apps or browsers. A good workaround is the usage of OAuth 2.0 tokens, but the application needs to support it and the server you’re talking to too. The IBM Connections Mobile App can use it for authentication. OAauth2 can be used directly with WebSphere Application Server and Connections 6.0. There are no special OAuth servers or applications needed! The Documentation at IBM was a little bit confusing for me, there are lots of sidenotes, but you just need to do following steps, to use OAuth 2.

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