Professional Portal Development with Open Source Tools
JavaPortlet API, Lucene, James, Slide
By W. Clay Richardson, Donald Avondolio, Joe Vitale, Peter Len, Kevin T. Smith
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: March 2004
Pages: 436

Open source technology enables you to build customized enterpriseportal frameworks with more flexibility and fewer limitations. Thisbook explains the fundamentals of a powerful set of open sourcetools and shows you how to use them.

An outstanding team of authors provides a complete tutorial andreference guide to Java Portlet API, Lucene, James, and Slide,taking you step by step through constructing and deploying portalapplications. You will trace the anatomy of a search engine andunderstand the Lucene query syntax, set up Apache Jamesconfiguration for a variety of servers, explore object torelational mapping concepts with Jakarta OJB, and acquire manyother skills necessary to create J2EE™ portals uniquelysuited to the needs of your organization.

Loaded with code-intensive examples of portal applications, thisvolume offers you the know-how to free your development processfrom the restrictions of pre-packaged solutions.

What you will learn from this book

  • How to evaluate business requirements and plan the portal
  • How to develop an effective browser environment
  • How to provide a search engine, messaging, database inquiry,and content management services in an integrated portalapplication
  • How to develop Web services for the portal
  • How to monitor, test, and administer the portal
  • How to create portlet applications compliant with the JavaPortlet API
  • How to reduce the possibility of errors while managing theportal to accommodate change
  • How to plan for the next generation application portal

Who this book is for

This book is for professional Java developers who have someexperience in portal development and want to take advantage of theoptions offered by open source tools.

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by workingprogrammers to meet the real-world needs of programmers,developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, theyaddress the issues technology professionals face every day. Theyprovide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in newtechnologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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