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Event based IPC

kishore skipper

Joined: Aug 19, 2009
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I would like to build standard menu based website using portlets.Can i have two portlets one for menu and another for display?
Is it possible to load pages in 2nd portlet based on clicking a link in 1st portlet?Please help can i achieve this using event based IPC?

Ashish Sarin
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Yes, you can have different portlets for menu and display. You can use event-based IPC for inter-portlet communication for the two portlets.
Though, this doesn't look like a scenario in which you should be using portlets.


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Shashank Ag
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Joined: Dec 22, 2009
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see menus and navigation links are part of any portal server's page, you should look into how to customise themes and skins in correpondence to your portal solution.
I am sure you will find much easier and less messy way to do this.

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