Category: general

How to use a regular expression to display part of a field based on characters before after or part of a string
There may be situations where you may want to display only part of a string based on characters which appear before,  after or part of a string.Here we will show two examples using the "Network Number" and the "Subjects", both of which are part of the sharded "Bibliographic Detai;ls" folder.Example using the "Network Number"For example…

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Getting Started Writing a Developer Network Blog Post
The Ex Libris developer community has a strong tradition of collaboration, and publishing a post on the Developer Network is a great way to share tips, tricks, success stories, how-to guides, and other content which can help your fellow developers fulfill the requirements of their respective institutions. In this post, we'll walk through the process…

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How to use the Ex Libris Secure FTP service
Please see the movie here and  presentation here , for instructions and tips on using the Ex Libris Secure FTP service from FileZilla.See the blog post here for details about using it from WinSCP and shell scripts.

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Detailed log files for all API requests
Lately, we have added a new feature to the Developer Network: it is possible to configure for a specific API-key that all requests made using it will be logged and saved for 3 months. Simply turn on "Save detailed log files", and visit the site the next day. Under the Reports page, History tab, you'll…

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Alma's code tables API: list of code tables
The GET /almaws/v1/conf/code-tables/{codeTableName} API gives the ability to retrieve a list of code table rows: for each row, the code value and its related description. The main usage of this API is for applications that use Alma APIs, and need to give the user a drop-down of valid values to choose from. A previous blog…

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Announcing the Ex Libris App Center
Here at Ex Libris we're very proud of the vibrant community of customers. And we are inspired by the developer community's creativity, professionalism, and willingness to share. Our commitment to the open platform and investment in this Developer Network are the direct result of our belief in the unlimited potential of that community. We're announcing…

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How to use the general Publishing Profile to send a file of ISBNs of records owned by institution to an ftp server
It is possible to use a general publishing profile to produce a MARC file of records belonging to a logical set of the institution's repository.The MARC file can be in XML or binary format.If it is not desired to send the entire bibliographic record then a normalization process can be applied using a normalization rule…

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Welcome to the Updated Developer Network
When we launched the Ex Libris Developer Network in 2014, it was in the context of our Open Platform Strategy. Our stated goal was to: Allow you to leverage your investment in Ex Libris products by integrating them with existing systems and by extending them with additional functionality. Ex Libris, 2014 Since then adoption of the Developer…

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Welcome to the Ex Libris Developer Network!
We've worked hard over the past year to bring to you the next step in our Open Platform Program. The program was instituted five years ago with the goal of providing customers a platform for integration and extension. We've challenged ourselves to take the next step, and to... Allow you to leverage your investment in…

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