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Parameswaran Thangavel
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Hi
Can any one suggest a book on Portlet / Portal.
 
Rob Doughty
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Hi,
The book market is pretty immature still for portal/portlet development.
If you cant find what you want from Amazon then you should still be able to find all the info your after on the web especially in places such as the Websphere Portal Zone (other resources link on main portal forum page). This info is still relevant even if your not a Websphere shop (lots of 168 and general stuff around development).

Ive got some other good resources which are on my machine at work. I'll post them when I go in Monday.

Cheers
Rob

"Delivering systems from the glass to the arse!"
[ June 17, 2006: Message edited by: Rob Doughty ]
 
Sudha Rams
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Hi,

To start with, you can read "Portlets and Apache Portals" by Stefan Hepper and a few others. You can find the PDF on the Net.

Regards,
Sudha
 
Jignesh Patel
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Rob can you post the stuff related portal.
 
Mark Spritzler
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Also at the top of this forum there is a link to the JSR Spec. Go there and get the Spec document. It is about 130 pages and is actually easy to read. JBoss Portal, a plug here, is really easy to use too, so you can just create Portlets and your mapping file and drop the war file into JBoss.

Mark
 
kuri rao
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Hi,
There is one ibm redbook which is pretty helpful for portal development.
it is free downloadable.site adress below
www.redbooks.ibm.com
 
Jeff Walker
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Here is a link to get the free Stefan Hepper book on portlets.
Why read this thing? Because Hepper had a lot to do with JSR_168, and he was initially contracted to write a book about portlet development the JSR-168 way. The book is listed om amazon com as "Portlets and Apache Portals", by Stefan Hepper. My understanding is that the book is not in fact in print, hence, the pdf version from Manning. (It is very nice of Manning to allow people to download this for free, by the way. It may not stay that way for long).

Go to:
http://manning.com/hepper/
You must scroll down to the bottom, open a Manning account if you don't have one (it's free) and then the link appears to the 11Mb pdf.

dream_ryder
 
Cameron Wallace McKenzie
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May I be so rude as to suggest my free multimedia tutorials on creating portlets and using the portal server. There a great place to start!

http://www.technicalfacilitation.com/examscam/get.php?link=../portal/tutorials

-Cameron
 
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