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{multi-excerpt:name=LexEVS6.0c}h3. Examples

* Query Service with Program Examples, included in the LexEVS base installation. Both Lexical Set Operations and Graph Operations are included for common vocabulary functions using a sample vocabulary and CodedNodeSet. This is described in the [LexEVS:LexEVS 6.0 Installation Guide].
* Example Programs and Verification Test Suite, included in the LexEVS base installation. The Example Programs provide a limited interactive demonstration of LexEVS capabilities. Both are explained in the [LexEVS:LexEVS 6.0 Installation Guide].
* Code examples, [LexEVS Example Code zip file available on GForge|]. These are code examples for subjects of frequently asked questions such as creating a coded node graph using the LexBIG convenience methods.

h2. Documentation and Training

* [Release Notes and Readme|LexEVS:LexEVS 6.0 Download Files#LexEVS Release Notes]
* [LexEVS:LexEVS 6.0 Installation Guide] - outlines the supported configurations and technical installation instructions for LexEVS Vocabulary Services for caBIG®
* [LexEVS:LexEVS 6.0 Administration Guide] - outlines the environment configuration from the perspective of an existing installation
* [LexEVS:LexEVS 6.0 Programmer's Guide] - explains the LexEVS API (services, extensions, utilities, and GUI); also many related APIs
* [LexEVS:LexEVS 6.0 Design and Architecture Guide] - explains the LexGrid model and the LexBIG services
* [LexEVS:LexEVS 6.0 Value Set and Pick List Definition Guide] - explains the LexEVS 6.0 Value Set and Pick List Definition documentation
* [LexEVS:LexEVS 6.0 Loader Guide] - intended for a LexEVS developer and provides information about the loaders provided, mapping, and how to create your own loaders using the loader framework
* [LexEVS:LexEVS 6.0 OWL Export Guide] - explains the steps necessary to export content in OWL/RDF format
* [LexEVS:LexEVS in SpringSource MVC Maven Project] guide - shows how to use a local instance of LexEVS in a Spring 3.0.x MVC project and how to deploy it to a Tomcat server from within the SpringSource Tool Suite.
* LexEVS 6.0 Javadocs - There are several parts to the LexEVS Javadocs to consult depending on what you are looking for. To download any of the Javadocs, go to the [Javadocs section|LexEVS:LexEVS 6.0 Download Files#LexEVS Source Code.2C JavaDocs.2C and Examples] on the downloads page. You will find one download including all the Javadocs.
** If you have a local application accessing a Local Runtime, view the [Local Runtime Javadoc|] online.
** To interact with a LexEVS server that is hosting terminologies remotely, whether it be your own or the services at NCI, view the [Distributed Javadoc|] online.
** If you are using the Grid Analytical Services, view the [Grid Analytical Services Javadoc|] online.
** The Grid Data Service for LexEVS sits behind a caGrid interface. Most users do not reach this service via the Java API and in fact only a single method in the caGrid API is of interest. It can be found in the [Grid Data Service Implementation|].

No formal LexEVS Server training courses exist in the caBIG® Learning Management System (LMS) at this time.

h2. Contributions

In the spirit of open source caBIG® invites you to participate in the community.  The contribution process is described in [LexEVS:LexEVS Community Code Contribution]. LexEVS source code is in [NCI SVN|].

h2. Related Tools 

* [Biomed GT Wiki|EVS:BiomedGT Wiki]
* [NCI Protégé|Protege:NCI Protege]
* [NCI Term Browser|EVS:NCI Term Browser]
* [NCI Thesaurus|EVS:NCI Thesaurus (NCIt)]
* [NCI Metathesaurus|EVS:NCI Metathesaurus (NCIm)]{multi-excerpt}

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