These are things you should allow the portal to do. They shouldn't be hard coded by the developer. It's a complete anti-pattern, and will only cause you great frustration.
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I toally agree. But in my case we are having 5 portlets on the portal page. The default view ( or the landing page) of each of the portlet occupies very little space on the browser. Since I have not specified any size for the portlet it just renders the portlet window as per the content of the default view. This causes all the portlets to shrink and the UI doesnt at all look that good. I have used the JBoss portal provided layouts and themes as well. So I wondered if there was a way of specifying the width of the portlet window by any chance so that the landing page loks decent enough
I could not help you in this; as i am newbie; however i need your help; I could not setup my environment for jboss portal server development; i am using Eclipse as an ide for this development. Please help me out in this issue and let me know the better IDE for portal development. Also please let me know if there is any gui plugin for portal development, so that we shall 'Drag and Drop' the portlet within the portal page.
Please post me some usefull steps so that:
!. For now i have jboss portal server bundled 2.7.2 version
2. Eclipse 3.4.2 Gaynemede
and i worked out with some examples given in the jboss site. and im making baby steps; I need to pull up myself so that i do some exciting portals.