Explore our documentation for TopBraid products, as well as additional resources for Topbraid-compatible languages and web applications

Product Documentation

User Guide

A comprehensive guide for data stewards, knowledge engineers and other knowledge workers using TopBraid EDG – an agile, integrated, enterprise information governance. This guide focuses on the capabilities provided through EDG UI. See Developer Guide for information on the programmatic access to EDG.

Administrative Guide

A guide to installing and operating the TopBraid EDG Enterprise Server. Topics include global EDG setup, configuration, and maintenance tasks that are performed using EDG’s administration console.

Developer Guide

This guide describes approaches for integrating EDG with other systems in your environment as well as advanced techniques for customizing TopBraid EDG capabilities. You’ll learn how to interact with EDG through APIs and how to build new APIs. This guide also covers advanced techniques for preparing data for injection into EDG.

IDE, Technology, and Standards Documentation

TBC-ME Guide

TopBraid Composer Maestro Edition is used to develop ontology models, configure data source integration, and create semantic web services and user interfaces.

SWP Guide

SPARQL Web Pages (SWP) makes it easy to build powerful and flexible web applications that interact with RDF data. It uses SPARQL to define user interfaces.



SHACL is an official W3C standard, a modeling language for describing a set of conditions that data should meet – specifically, data in knowledge graphs.

SPARQLMotion Guide

A Linked Data framework for data transformation. Script developers can visually chain together pre-built processing modules to form complex processing pipelines.


GraphQL Guide

A popular data query and manipulation language, GraphQL allows clients to define the structure of their data to translate and return the data in JSON from the server.

User Guide

SPIN provides a way to define rules, constraints, functions, and more for Semantic Web data. SHACL supersedes SPIN, and we recommend to use it in its place.


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