Get Started

To explore the editorial interface of the Content Management System, install the Brightspot demo application. Seeded with sample content from Inspire Confidence, the Demo introduces the CMS tools for creating, managing, and publishing content.

To get started with Brightspot development, install the platform. Brightspot applications are built with standard Java development techniques, and the Brightspot stack includes proven open-source software: Java, MySQL, Solr and Apache httpd. Brightspot supports any SQL server via JDBC, including MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle.