Perl, Tridion

Tridion Business Connector client

A bit of a niche entry this one. Will only be of interest to those who use Tridion, one of the more ‘heavyweight’ CMS solutions.

I generally have a number of repetitive tasks that are extremely tedious to accomplish using the browser based GUI. So I constructed a simple command line tool that allows me to script tasks using a SOAP interface known as the Tridion Business Connector.

The client takes the following arguments:

bcclient.exe /h [hostname] /u [user] /p [password] /d [domain] /x "[request XML]"

Why did I build this? Very useful when called via scripting tools. In my case, Perl.
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