OX App Suite UI Development

This page contains all the information you need to get started with UI development.

This covers how-to articles including server communication, extension points and how to write widgets, applications and plugins:

Frontend development articles

Groupware Server customization

Advanced Configuration

Programming Interfaces

  • The HTTP API is used by the Open-Xchange GUI and various 3rd party applications. It consists mainly of messages in JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) sent over HTTP. Here is a general Introduction to the HTTP API.
  • Provisioning API to access the Open-Xchange Admin Daemon
    • The RMI API is used for data provisioning of Contexts, Users, Groups and Resources as well as for configuring Databases, Filestores and OX Servers: OX RMI API
    • The CLT are shell scripts that simplify groupware and service administration
    • Create contexts/users with with Csv_import
    • Provisioning using SOAP
  • The Oxmapi is a windows library for programmers needed to communicate with the OX server
  • Open-Xchange Mail Abstraction Layer
  • UDPPush Open-Xchange PUSH Interface for Groupware Objects

Testing and QA



Installation based on source code