Developing Applications for IBM WebSphere Portal 7.0

Developing Applications for IBM WebSphere Portal 7.0 Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This course is designed for users who are new to developing applications for WebSphere Portal Server 7.0. You will learn the fundamentals of designing and creating portlets, and move on to put to use of the new features. Specialized topics include migrating a 6.1 theme to the new version 7.0 theme architecture using Client Side Aggregation V2 (CSA2), developing custom themes using CSA2, and customizing the user interface for tagging and rating. You will learn about iWidgets for the Mashup Center and gain experience customizing and using these for a WebSphere Portal 7.0 site. In addition, you will have the opportunity to apply best coding practices throughout the course, developing robust portlet applications and portal themes using Dojo, AJAX and client-side aggregation. This course makes extensive use of Rational Application Developer 8.0.1 to develop and test JSR 286 compliant portlets

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Intended Audience for this Developing Applications for IBM WebSphere Portal 7.0 Course

  • » The target audience for this intermediate course is experienced application developers who are familiar with Java, Web 2.0, and Web development and who are familiar with security concepts.

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Developing Applications for IBM WebSphere Portal 7.0 Course Objectives

  • » Compare Rational Application Developer and WebSphere Portlet Factory
  • » Locate developer resources
  • » Review Portlet concepts such as the portlet lifecycle, WAR architecture, core, objects, and methods
  • » Set up a development environment
  • » Perform basics of creating a project, deploying a portlet, starting and stopping a server and adding a portlet to a page
  • » Work with Core API (JSR 286)
  • » Leverage tag libraries
  • » Process portlet input
  • » Use Client side aggregation (CSA) framework
  • » Compare CSA and server-side aggregation (SSA)
  • » Customize portlet behavior
  • » Build interactive (collaborative) portlets
  • » Understand the basics of JavaServer Faces (JSF)
  • » Use JSF in the Portal environment
  • » Develop an iWidget
  • » Use Dojo and Ajax for portal development

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Developing Applications for IBM WebSphere Portal 7.0 Course Outline

      1. Overview of Portal V7.0
      2. Portlet Concepts
      3. Performing Basic Tasks
      4. Core API (JSR 286)
      5. Leverage Tag Libraries
      6. Processing portlet input
      7. Client-side Aggregation
      8. Customizing Portlet Behavior
      9. Client Side Aggregation
      10. Building Interactive Portlets
      11. Introduction to JavaServer Faces (JSF)
      12. Using JSF in the portal environment
      13. Developing an iWidget
      14. Using Dojo and Ajax in portal development
      15. ResourceServing porltets
      16. Portlet Filters
      17. Overview of Portlet Services
      18. Serving Resources
      19. Building Portlet Filters
      20. Implementing Personalization
      21. Creating a Portal Brand

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