Customize Liferay-based portal applications using Packt's new book

March 2011 | Content Management, Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce Liferay User Interface Development, a new book that assists developers to build powerful and great-looking user interface with Liferay Portal 6.0. Written by Jonas X. Yuan, Xinsheng Chen, Frank Yu, this book is a practical guide with lots of sample code included from real Liferay Portal Projects that are free to use for developing projects.

 

Liferay Portal is a free and open source enterprise portal written in Java and distributed under the GNU Lesser General Public License. Liferay Portal allows users to set up features common to websites. It is Java based and runs on any computing platform capable of running the Java Run time Environment and an application server.


Liferay User Interface Development is a groundbreaker in explaining the powerful Liferay themeing system and how to create themes quickly. It focuses on creating and styling of portal pages and also on configuration and customization to change the look of the pages. The book starts off about structuring a Liferay Portal web page and then explains the various components of a portal page: theme, layout, and portlets. It covers all aspects of a theme from its inception and rendering through its consumption by an end user, with in-depth discussion.


The book helps developers to learn, customize, develop, upgrade Liferay themes in a procedural way using real world example code. It gives a clear understanding about themes,layouts, and the Alloy API. It enalbes the skills to write a theme and layout templates, apply them to a portal, and also control the portlet UI through different mechanisms.


Developers willing to enhance their skills to become a competent Liferay themer, will find this book to be a helpful and interesting read. This book is out now and available from Packt. For more information, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/liferay-user-interface-development/book


Liferay User Interface Development
  Develop a powerful and rich user interface with Liferay Portal 6.0

For more information, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/liferay-user-interface-development/book

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