Liferay in Action: The Official Guide to Liferay Portal Development

Liferay in Action: The Official Guide to Liferay Portal Development


Liferay in Action is a finished and authoritative advisor to construction portals at the Liferay 6 platform. absolutely supported and certified by way of Liferay, this ebook courses you easily out of your first publicity to Liferay throughout the the most important day by day projects of creating and holding an firm portal that works good inside your present IT infrastructure.

About the Technology

A portal is an internet site outfitted round a suite of elements that request, exhibit, and proportion details. Liferay Portal 6, an enterprise-ready improvement platform, makes it a snap to construct portals that combine along with your latest backend platforms and supply a wealthy interactive consumer adventure. simply because Liferay makes use of average Java and JavaScript, besides integrated cleaning soap and JSON aid for internet prone, builders may be effective instantly. and because it truly is to be had in either a unfastened, open resource model in addition to a fully-supported advertisement variation, it truly is a reasonable resolution for nearly any enterprise or organization

About the Book

Liferay in Action is the respectable consultant to construction Liferay portal purposes utilizing Java and JavaScript. If you have got by no means used Liferay earlier than, don't fret. This ebook begins with the fundamentals: developing your improvement atmosphere and making a operating portal. Then, it builds on that origin that will help you become aware of social positive aspects, tagging, scores, and extra. you will additionally discover the Portlet 2.0 API, and learn how to create customized topics and reusable templates.

Experienced builders will find out how to use new Liferay APIs to construct social and collaborative websites, use the message bus and workflow, enforce indexing and seek, and extra. This ebook used to be constructed in shut collaboration with Liferay engineers, so it solutions the best questions, and solutions them in depth.

No event with Liferay or the Portlets API is needed, yet simple wisdom of Java and internet expertise is assumed.

buy of the print publication comes with a suggestion of a loose PDF, ePub, and Kindle e-book from Manning. additionally to be had is all code from the publication.

What's Inside

  • Complete assurance of Liferay Portal 6
  • Covers either the industrial and open resource versions
  • Custom portlet improvement utilizing the Portlet 2.0 spec
  • Liferay's social community API
  • Add performance with hooks and Ext plugins


Table of Contents

  1. The Liferay difference
  2. Getting begun with the Liferay improvement platform
  4. A data-driven portlet made easy
  5. MVC the Liferay way
  6. Designing your web site with subject matters and format templates
  7. Making your web site social
  8. Enabling consumer collaboration
  10. Hooks
  11. Extending Liferay effectively
  12. A travel of Liferay APIs

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