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Portlets in Action

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SummaryPortlets in Action is a comprehensive, hands-on guide to building portlet-driven applications in Java. Covers Portlet 2.0, Spring 3.0 Portlet MVC, WSRP 2.0, Portlet Bridges, Ajax, Comet, Liferay, GateIn, Spring JDBC, and Hibernate.About the Technology Portlets are the small Java applications that run within a portal. Good portlets work independently and also communicate fluently with the portal, other portlets, as well as outside servers and information sources. Using Java's Portlet 2.0 API and portal servers like Liferay, you can build flexible, stable business portals without the design overhead required by other application styles. About the Book Portlets in Action is a comprehensive guide to building portlet-driven applications in Java. It teaches portlet development hands-on as you develop a portal that incorporates most key features of the Portlet 2.0 API. And because portals and portlets are so flexible, the accompanying source code can be easily adapted and reused. Along the way, you'll learn how to work with key web frameworks like Spring 3.0 Portlet MVC and DWR. Written for Java developers. No prior experience with portlets required What's Inside

  • Complete coverage of the Portlet 2.0 API

  • Spring 3.0 Portlet MVC and the Liferay portal server

  • Portal design best practices

  • Reusable source code

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PART 1 GETTING STARTED WITH PORTLET DEVELOPMENT
  1. Introducing portals and portlets

  2. The portlet lifecycle

  3. Portlet 2.0 API - portlet objects and container-runtime options

  4. Portlet 2.0 API - caching, security, and localization

  5. Building your own portal

  6. Using the portlet tag library

    PART 2 DEVELOPING PORTLETS USING SPRING AND HIBERNATE

  7. Getting started with Spring Portlet MVC

  8. Annotation-driven development with Spring

  9. Integrating portlets with databases

    PART 3 ADVANCED PORTLET DEVELOPMENT

  10. Personalizing portlets

  11. Communicating with other portlets

  12. Ajaxing portlets

  13. Reusable logic with portlet filters

  14. Portlet bridges

  15. Web Services for Remote Portlets (WSRP)