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GateIn Cookbook

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Learn
  • Learn the installation and configuration of GateIn with various application servers
  • Manage the contents, themes, navigation, pages and all documents on the portal through the UI or XML files
  • Integrate your existing user management, such as LDAP, into the portal for authentication and authorization
  • Discover how the localization of portlets works in GateIn
  • Pass events and messages between portlets in the portal, irrespective of how they are deployed
  • Modify page names and portal structure through the Management Component command line
  • Integrate and manage the Google gadgets in your portal
About

Enterprises have websites constructed in different web frameworks and the need for them to work together cohesively. GateIn will provide the solution to effectively integrate them into a single website. GateIn is an open source website framework that does more than a web framework by letting you use your preferred one.

This GateIn Cookbook provides solutions whether you're planning to develop a new GateIn portal, migrate a portal, or only need to answer a specific query. It is filled with bite-sized recipes for quick and easy problem resolution. From the beginning to the end it will guide you through the process of configuring and securing a portal, managing content and resources, and developing applications as you go.

Beginning with installation and configuration, the book swiftly moves on to discussing content, users, and security. The second half covers all aspects of developing on a portal, such as portlets, gadgets, migration, and integration.

The goal of the book is to show GateIn as an open source website framework piece by piece. Starting with simple recipes, you will see each step analyzed with code examples and images, before progressing to more advanced recipes.

This GateIn Cookbook will help you with a quick approach to building portals.

Features
  • All you need to develop and manage a GateIn portal and all available portlets
  • Thorough detail on the internal architecture needed to use the components
  • Manage portal resources on a command line; choose the authentication system, configure users and groups and migrate portlets from other portals
Page Count 392
Course Length 11 hours 45 minutes
ISBN 9781849518628
Date Of Publication 7 Nov 2012

Authors

Piergiorgio Lucidi

Piergiorgio Lucidi is an open source ECM Specialist at Sourcesense. Sourcesense is a European open source systems integrator providing consultancy, support, and services around key open source technologies. He works as Software Engineer, and he has 8 years of experience in the areas of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), system integrations, web, and mobile applications. He is an expert in integrating ECM solutions in web and portal applications. He contributes as PMC member, Project Leader, and Committer at the Apache Software Foundation for the project Apache ManifoldCF; he also contributes on ECM connectors such as CMIS, Alfresco, and ElasticSearch. He is a Project Leader and Committer of the JBoss Community, and he contributes to some of the projects of the JBoss Portal platform. He is a Speaker at conferences dedicated to ECM, Java, Spring Framework, and open source products and technologies. He is an Author, Technical Reviewer, and Affiliate Partner at Packt Publishing, for whom he wrote the technical book Alfresco 3 Web Services. As Technical Reviewer, he contributed to both Alfresco 3 Cookbook and Alfresco Share. As Affiliate Partner, he writes and publishes book reviews on his website Open4Dev (http://www.open4dev.com/).

Ken Finnigan

Ken Finnigan is a Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat, technical lead of the JBoss Portlet Bridge project, a member of the GateIn development team, and the founder of the Arquillian Portal Extension. As a consultant and engineer he has over 15 years development experience with enterprises throughout the world using technologies that include Java EE frameworks (JSF, CDI, EJB3, Hibernate, and Seam), Java testing frameworks (Arquillian, JUnit, and TestNG), Maven, Ant, and a variety of others. In his spare time, he is a committer for Apache DeltaSpike, ShrinkWrap, and Arquillian. He is also the author of GateIn Cookbook, Packt Publishing.

Luca Stancapiano

Luca Stancapiano has been working in the IT industry since 2000. He specializes in Java EE and JBoss, and has collaborated with Apache, Alfresco, Atliassian, EXo, and JBoss communities on several open source products for many years. He lives in Italy and collaborates with leading consulting companies for design and implementation of applications for both government and private companies dealing with information, finance, and transport. Abroad, he is known for his interventions at the Daily Telegraph in portals. He brings projects such as Wildfly, Alfresco ECM, Activiti, JGroups, Arquillian, Exo Portal, Solr, Infinispan, JBoss Portal ,Gatein, Jira, and Confluence, and manages Vige, an open source community specializing in open government and smart cities. He is one of the authors of the Gatein Cookbook, showing Gatein's portal and how to develop portlets with it, published in 2012 by Packt.