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With Unity combining an established and proven scalable REST infrastructure with familiar data model components, building a SIF adaptor has never been easier or more affordable.  Here is how to get start writing or migrating your adaptor to this supported North American standard.*

Follow the decision tree below to help determine the right path for you! However, keep in mind that the REST based infrastructure empowers consumers to do much more than before; only concern yourself with building a provider if your system will be the 'source of truth' for at least one object.

 

PROVIDER AND/OR CONSUMER ADAPTER

Start by choosing your preferred programming language:  

 Java   .NET   Other
         

REVIEW:  
Java Framework functionality

 

REVIEW:  
.NET Framework functionality

 

REVIEW: SIF Standards: Technical Handbook

REVIEW: SIF Infrastructure Specification

REVIEW: SIF Data Model Specification

         
Build Adaptor   Build Adaptor   Build Adaptor
  • Your Database
  • Your Language
  • Your Framework and Libraries
         

 TEST
**Unity Compliance Test Suite coming to our members soon!**

         
 Hook to other SIF Compliant Apps

OR

Build another Adapter

 

* This page assumes you are seeking to create your own SIF Adaptor.  Those looking for a partner to SIF enable their software should check out our integrator members here.

  • SIF Association (dba Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community)

  • PO Box 1024, New Albany, Ohio 43054-1024

  • Phone: +1.202.621.0547

  • staff@A4L.org