This documentation page is focused on VocBench 2, the official stable version of VocBench.
Building and deployment instructions for VB3 can be found directly from the README files in the sources of VB3. More information is available here. A user manual for VB3 will follow soon.
A comparison of the two versions of the system is available here.
The following technologies are needed to be installed in the server machine.
- Apache Tomcat
- Ontotext GraphDB installed on a Sesame2 (RDF4J) server (optional, though highly recommended for managing repositories larger than toy examples)
An installation manual is available on the Vocbench wiki.
Following the installation, you may want to try a quick test drive
In collaboration with us, the VocBench User team from FAO has produced a complete user manual with step-by-step instructions for performing all of the operations allowed by VocBench.
Concerning the creation of a new project, more details (options, configuration etc..) can be obtained from the related section of the Semantic Turkey user manual.
The complete list of changes is reported in the project changelog file.
The advanced user manual deals with advanced features related to system customization/reconfiguration.
The developer manual provides behind-the-stage information for VB developers, third party developers and anybody interested in how VB works
SKOS Development Pages
While not intended as a full SKOS guide, the SKOS Development pages provide insights on aspect of SKOS development which are usually less known, best practices and also typical modeling issues and how they are dealt with in VocBench.