Liferay Portal is the world's leading open-source portal platform built on Java and Web 2.0 technologies. Corporations use it to provide a unified web interface to data and tools scattered across many sources.
Liferay Portal uses the latest in Java, J2EE, and Web 2.0 technologies to deliver solutions for enterprises across both public and private sectors. Liferay Portal's flexibility allows it to be deployed in a number of different scenarios to meet key business needs. Some of the key business benefits are:
- A rich, friendly, intuitive, and collaborative end-user experience
- A single point of access to all information
- High adaptability to the demands of fast changing markets
- Highest value
- Lowest costs
This book is a complete guide to building an intranet with Liferay (version 4.4)-assess your needs, install the software, start using it, deploy portlets, customize it per your requirements, and train users. The book focuses on leveraging the Liferay framework by configuring the XML files, without changing the underlying Java code. Each chapter gives practical guidance on how to install, use, and customize Liferay. There are many step-by-step examples for better understanding.
Learn, with the help of practical examples, how to implement a complete corporate intranet using the features of Liferay.
This book is a practical guide with a very user-friendly approach. The author has taken a virtual enterprise as an example and has used the features of Liferay to build a corporate intranet for that enterprise.
Who this book is for
This book is for System Administrators or experienced users (not necessarily programmers) who want to install and use Liferay in their teams or businesses without dealing with complex code. Pre-knowledge of Liferay is not expected for this book.