IBM Connections offers two kind of business card service, one for Profiles and other for Communities. Similar to any other business card, IBM Connections business cards provide quick and short information about IBM Connections person profiles or a Community. Both business cards can be integrated with any web application for ease of access of information about person or community. Integrating IBM Connections business card with web application is very useful in having a seamless navigation from your web application to IBM Connections.
It is also possible to customize Profiles business cards for meeting organization requirements. Examples of customizing Profiles business cards including adding and removing links to third party application, customization of information of Profiles business cards, and customization of action links.
- Ajax proxy also respects confidentiality of private community. Without the use of Ajax proxy, it is possible to get confidential information for private communities. If users visit any website after visiting a private community, then that website can make calls to IBM Connections to obtain confidential information about visited private communities. Use of Ajax proxy eliminates risk of exposing private data to unauthorized calls.
If your application is hosted on the same server where IBM Connections is hosted, then the readily available Ajax proxy of IBM Connections can be used.
WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Portal Server have Ajax proxy component bundled with the product. If your application is hosted on one of these products, you can use Ajax proxy from these products.
6.1 Integrating the Communities business card
Integration of Community business card enables web applications to have quick access to the Communities information. It also gives direct navigation to Communities. Separate procedures are required for enabling this business card in a Domino web application.
6.2 Integrating the Profiles business card
This integration allows your web application to include Profiles business cards to get snapshot of details and information about a user.
6.3 Customizing the Profiles business card
The look and feel of Profiles business card is customizable. Customization of Profiles business cards allows to make changes in them according to the organization requirements.