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Liferay Portal – Practical Introduction – Updated for Liferay 6.1

February 20, 2013 0 Comments
Liferay Portal – Practical Introduction – Updated for Liferay 6.1

Though I am working in Open Souce Technologies for last 7-8 years, Development with Liferay Protal is relatively new to us. What we see from our little experience in Liferay, (working with version 6.1),  it is a portal development framework with Web Content Management – Content Management System and also having a framework to develop […]

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Inter Portlet Communication in Liferay Portlets

February 20, 2013 1 Comment
Inter Portlet Communication in Liferay Portlets

We have shown below a way of IPC in Liferay using public render parameter – 1> Made first portlet AaginIPCSend (from where the parmaters are to be shared) – here I have overridden two methods – public void doView(RenderRequest renderRequest, RenderResponse renderResponse)throws IOException, PortletException { try { PortletURL addName = renderResponse.createActionURL(); renderRequest.setAttribute(“addNameUrl”, addName.toString()); System.out.println(“Are we […]

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Liferay Portal Development with Responsive CSS

February 18, 2013 1 Comment
Liferay Portal Development with Responsive CSS

In today’s complex development world, we need responsive design in almost every project. So we are not in exception with Liferay Projects also, which is mainly portlet based development. From developer perspective, we are not very good designer, but we need to know some of te HTML5, CSS tricks in our work. I have customised […]

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Highchart in Liferay Portlet

February 14, 2013 1 Comment
Highchart in Liferay Portlet

We have experienced some work related to Liferay Portlet and Highchart.js in our recent development. The output in Portlet is  – I am sharing the coding requirement here. It is a price comparison data for years. In the Portlet, I have made use of java collection framework to facilitate Highchart Data Structure. Portlet Coding – [code language=”java”]<br […]

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Some Problems and Work-Around in Liferay 6.0

February 12, 2013 1 Comment
Some Problems and Work-Around in Liferay 6.0

We have faced some general problem in Liferay 6.0 and found some workaround from google. I thought about those problems-workaround are worth to mention as a list in a separate article. Also to mention, as the I will be more familier with liferay development, I will update the list also. The problems I faced in […]

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Liferay Layout Template Creation

February 11, 2013 2 Comments
Liferay Layout Template Creation

To create fresh template for Liferay, We suggest new  Project for Template Creation. In Eclipse (bundled with Liferay) 1> Create new Liferay Project 2> Select New -> Liferay Layout Template for the Selected Project. 3> We can even select an initial template for this template creattion. 4> Design in Template is purely drag and drop […]

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Liferay Theme Creation

February 10, 2013 1 Comment
Liferay Theme Creation

In Liferay Theme creation, the main process is same as the Layout Template Creation Process. Here in Liferay-Eclipse IDE 1> Create a new Liferay Project. 2> Select “Theme” radio button for this. 3> On clicking finish we will have the Default Theme project 4> When we build the “all” target in the Ant Build file, […]

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Liferay Service builder – Step by Step

February 8, 2013 1 Comment
Liferay Service builder – Step by Step

Liferay Service Builder is a specific feature in Lifray 6.0 which facilitate us database centric Development. In Liferay Eclipse IDE, 1> Select a new Service Builder Option 2> Create package path and namespace for the service builder 3> Clicking on finish, it will make a Service.xml file for which the Structure will be – <entityname=“Foo”local-service=“true”remote-service=“true”> […]

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Liferay Portlet Session – an example

February 7, 2013 1 Comment
Liferay Portlet Session – an example

In Liferay, when we need two or more portlets to be communicated and change on one portlet value will change another portlet value, we may use the portlet session variable in Liferay Portal Development Lifecycle. We have used such application scenario in our recent development in Liferay portal. So how have we done this? Below is […]

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Ajax with JQuery in Liferay Portlet

February 6, 2013 1 Comment
Ajax with JQuery in Liferay Portlet

We have experienced with Ajax Support in Liferay in our development recently. Now we are sharing the same experience with our audience. Here straight to code – In Portlet we should override the method – @Override public void serveResource(ResourceRequest request, ResourceResponse response) throws PortletException, IOException { // Data capture from service layer and and write the data format to […]

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Liferay MVC Portlet Development – a Startup

February 5, 2013 1 Comment
Liferay MVC Portlet Development – a Startup

After setup of Liferay, Ecllipse and Tomcat–    In Liferay Portal Development,    We should start experiencing our development with Liferay Portlet Development.    The Steps for Portlet Development will be  –    In Eclipse-Liferay IDE –    1> Create a Liferay project with selected Portlet Radio Button    2> Select Liferay MVC Radio Button […]

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Liferay Development – Setup with Eclipse and Tomcat

February 4, 2013 2 Comments
Liferay Development – Setup with Eclipse and Tomcat

To begin development  with Liferay Portal, what should we have are – 1> Liferay Eclipse Development IDE 2> Liferay-plugins-sdk 3> liferay portal bundled with Tomcat Though we have not given any version name for the above bundles, we have used Liferay 6.0 bundles for all of these. The first thing we should create is a […]

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Liferay Tables – A brief Description – will be filled up as we experience further

January 26, 2013 1 Comment
Liferay Tables – A brief Description – will be filled up as we experience further

Table Name Description account_ Main Account Information is stored here. address Nothing comes default announcementsdelivery announcementsentry announcementsflag assetcategory all the categrories are stored here, which are entered from Liferay Admin Panel assetcategoryproperty Properties for the Asset Category are saved in Key-Value Pair. assetentries_assetcategories assetentries_assettags assetentry assetlink assettag Tagging of Assests – WCM Journal Articles are […]

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