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SummaryLiferay in Action
is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to building portals on the Liferay 6 platform. Fully supported and authorized by Liferay, this book guides you smoothly from your first exposure to Liferay through the crucial day-to-day tasks of building and maintaining an enterprise portal that works well within your existing IT infrastructure.About the Technology
Experienced developers will learn how to use new Liferay APIs to build social and collaborative sites, use the message bus and workflow, implement indexing and search, and more. This book was developed in close collaboration with Liferay engineers, so it answers the right questions, and answers them in depth.
No experience with Liferay or the Portlets API is required, but basic knowledge of Java and web technology is assumed.
Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book. What's Inside
- Complete coverage of Liferay Portal 6
- Covers both the commercial and open source versions
- Custom portlet development using the Portlet 2.0 spec
- Liferay's social network API
- Add functionality with hooks and Ext plugins
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PART 1 WORKING WITH LIFERAY AND PORTLETS
- The Liferay difference
- Getting started with the Liferay development platformPART 2 WRITING APPLICATIONS ON LIFERAY'S PLATFORM
- A data-driven portlet made easy
- MVC the Liferay way
- Designing your site with themes and layout templates
- Making your site social
- Enabling user collaborationPART 3 CUSTOMIZING LIFERAY
- Extending Liferay effectively
- A tour of Liferay APIs