Building non-proprietary solutions on top of portals is easy with the new portlet API specification and the open source Jetspeed portal server. In this book, Linwood and Minter describe the new portlet API, including security, lifecycles, configuration, and personalization. Several example portlets are developed to give the readers hands-on portlet experience.
Linwood and Minter also discuss integrating the open source search engine Lucene with the Jetspeed portal engine, content syndication and RSS, Web services for Remote Portals (WSRP), and single sign on.
Because most readers will be integrating their existing systems into a portal, the book covers porting an already written application into the portal environment....Continua