Frequently Asked Questions

Glue42 Core enables web apps to share data between each other, expose functionality and manipulate windows. Read more about Glue42 Core in the What is Glue42 Core? section or visit the official product site.

Yes! Glue42 Core is the world's first open source integration platform and you can enjoy it completely for free! See the Glue42 Core project in GitHub.

You can use all Glue42 Core libraries as dependencies in your projects. You don't need to install anything else in order to be able to use Glue42 Core. A Glue42 Core project in production runs directly in any modern browser and doesn't require the user to install any additional software.

With Glue42 Core you can enable your web apps to share data between each other and expose functionality to one another. Your apps will also be able to control window behavior. Read more about what Glue42 Core can do in the Capabilities section.

Glue42 Core exposes JavaScript APIs, but also offers lightweight React and Angular wrappers that allow developers to use Glue42 Core features idiomatically in the context of their preferred web framework.

A Glue42 Core project consists of a Main app using the Glue42 Web Platform library and multiple Web Client apps using the Glue42 Web library. To use Glue42 Core in your projects, you have to learn how to initialize and configure both libraries. See the Quick Start section for a quick and easy project setup.

The Glue42 Web Platform provides the means for communication between the client apps and also acts as a hub from which the user can access all client apps.

A Web Client app in the context of Glue42 Core is any web app that has initialized the Glue42 Web library and is connected to a Main app.

See a full-blown Glue42 Core demo project here, or see and experiment with the example mini apps demonstrating Glue42 Core functionalities in the Capabilities section.

Go to the Quick Start section to see how to quickly and easily set up and run a Glue42 Core project.

Yes, there are complete and detailed JavaScript, React and Angular tutorials about Glue42 Core.

Yes, there is React documentation and a React tutorial available for Glue42 Core.

Yes, there is Angular documentation and an Angular tutorial available for Glue42 Core.

Glue42 Core targets web-based projects (primarily Progressive Web Apps), while Glue42 Enterprise supports also native apps. Glue42 Core offers all essential tools for sharing data between apps and controlling window behavior. Glue42 Enterprise provides advanced window management options, Connectors for 3rd party apps and many more important features and APIs. See the full set of Glue42 Enterprise features here.

Yes, a Glue42 Core project is completely compatible with Glue42 Enterprise. Go to the Migrating to Glue42 Enterprise section for more information.

Check on GitHub whether an issue has already been created for your problem, and if not, open a new issue.

Contributions to the Glue42 Core open source project are very welcome. See the Contributing Guide for more information on how to do that.