Build portal environments with IBM Websphere Portal 8 using Packt's new book and e-book

November 2012 | Enterprise, IBM

Packt is proud to annouce the publication of IBM Websphere Portal 8: Web Experience Factory and the Cloud, a book filled with step=by-step instructions focusing on Portal architectural analysis, design and deployment. It is the only book that explains the various phases in a complete portal project life cycle. About the Authors:

Chelis has over 20 years of experience in IT consulting on SDLC management, infrastructure, testing and application architecture. He has worked for IBM Global Services portal practice and consulted for many portal business partners. Helmar has been working with WebSphere Portal and WEF (formerly WPF) since 2000, when he joined Bowstreet, the company which originally created WEF. Helmar has also worked for IBM in several capacities including that of Lead Support Engineer, Technical Sales Specialist, and IT Specialist. As a Senior WEF Specialist and Portal Architect.

IBM Websphere Portal 8: Web Experience Factory and the Cloud covers topics that range from portal assessment, governance, and architecture, to design and development, with several chapters dedicated to portal and portlet testing, troubleshooting, performance monitoring, best practices, and tuning. Users will understand the performance benefits of using Dojo and Ajax in WebSphere Portal 7.0 and 8.0, and learn to develop Portlets and multichannel applications utilizing WEF.

The book talks about the Web Experience Factory (WEF) as the tool of choice for portlet development introducing readers to the development of advanced portlets and covering topics such as builders, models, and user interface development. Users will understand the different model types available to WEF developers. They will learn how to create web applications to run on iPhone and other mobile devices.

Some essential chapters covered in this book are -

  1. Chapter 1: Portal Assessment
  2. Chapter 2: Portal Governance: Adopting the Mantra of Business Performance through IT Execution
  3. Chapter 3: Portal Requirements Engineering
  4. Chapter 4: Portal Architecture: Analysis and Design
  5. Chapter 5: Portal Golden and Cloud Architecture
  6. Chapter 6: Portal Build, Deployment, and Release Management
  7. Chapter 7: Introduction to Web Experience Factory
  8. Chapter 8: Service Layers
  9. Chapter 9: Invoking Web Services
  10. Chapter 10: Building the Application User Interface
  11. Chapter 11:The Dojo Builders and Ajax
  12. Chapter 12: WEF Profiling
  13. Chapter 13: Types of Models
  14. Chapter 14: WEF and Mobile Web Applications
  15. Chapter 15: How to Implement a Successful Portal Project with WEF
  16. Chapter 16: Portlet and Portal Testing
  17. Chapter 17: Portal and Portlet Performance Monitoring
  18. Chapter 18: Portal Troubleshooting
  19. Chapter 19: Portal, WEF, and Portlet Tuning
  20. Chapter 20: Portal Post-production

Packt has also published various related titles :

  1. IBM Cognos 10 Business Intelligence (Expected November 2012)
  2. IBM Cognos TM1 Developer's Certification guide (April 2012)
  3. IBM DB2 9.7 Advanced Application Developer Cookbook (March 2012)

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IBM Websphere Portal 8: Web Experience Factory and the Cloud
 Build portal environments with IBM Websphere Portal 8 using Packt's new book and e-book.

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