The WireHose frameworks let WebObjects developers create
fast, personalizable web portals that categorize, index and
deliver any media type, like video clips, stock quotes or legacy
data. WireHose has a simple, flexible API for adding your own
portal components and resource types, making it perfect for
creating enterprise portals in addition to news sites.
WireHose also has special support for creating and deploying
large numbers of re-branded portals sharing some common resources,
as for example in an application service provider environment,
community publishing, or higher education.
Webserver (Apache is required for URL rewriting
Database server (direct support provided for FrontBase,
OpenBase and Oracle; see Database
Setup in WireHoseExtras for instructions for using
WireHose with other databases)
Download the WireHoseServer4.0.dmg disk image to anywhere on
your system, and double-click it to open. Inside you'll find the
WireHoseFrameworks.pkg installer, which will guide you through
installing the WireHose frameworks onto your system. You'll need
an administrator password to run the installer.
Inside the WireHoseServer4.0 disk image you'll also find a
folder called "WireHoseExtras", which contains sample files and
source code. Drag this folder anywhere you like (such as your home
What gets installed
This version of the WireHose software installs frameworks
into your Library folder.
Enterprise object model, business logic and utility
classes; required for any WireHose application
Optional access control framework.
WebObjects components, direct actions and session and web
application helper classes.
Channel, resource and project templates you should put into ~/Library/Application Support/Apple/Developer Tools
API documentation, developer overview, database setup,
this README, etc.