There are many new features in midPoint 4.0, code-named “Gutenberg”. Archetype functionality is one of the big new things. Archetypes allow to divide objects to a very fine types with customized look and behavior. However, there is almost infinite ways how to sort and present objects. Archetypes would not be enough on their own. Therefore there is a companion feature that is focused on customized grouping and presentation of objects: collections and view.
MidPoint 4.0 “Gutenberg” is really a revolutionary midPoint release. It is a long-term support (LTS) release. But it also brings groundbreaking features. The support for archetypes is certainly one of those features that can be a real game-changer in the future. First part of this post told the story how the idea of archetypes evolved during the course of midPoint development. This part will describe how archetypes work and how they can be used. […]
MidPoint is developed in evolutionary fashion. When we have started midPoint, many things were considered during the design. But we were not able to implement everything during early years of midPoint development. Therefore some ideas matured in the heads of midPoint developers until their time came. That is also the case of archetypes. The archetype functionality is one of the highlights of midPoint 4.0 “Gutenberg”. And this is the story how the idea of archetypes evolved during the course of midPoint development. […]
MidPoint 4.0 was released. Code-named Gutenberg, it is twenty-eighth midPoint release. MidPoint 4.0 is a major milestone in midPoint development. Similarly to the Gutenberg’s printing system, midPoint 4.0 provides a set of elements whose, when combined together, can create revolutionary solutions. Gutenberg was a long-waited release. It took some time to finish all the changes Read more about MidPoint 4.0 “Gutenberg”[…]