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Starting portal/portlet devlopment using Liferay 6

Chinmay Bajikar
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Joined: Dec 08, 2001
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Hello all,

I am starting to do some portal/portlet development using Liferay 6.
Can anybody please let me know of a good place to start reading and trying out stuff so that I can
learn and understand.


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Ankur Srivastav
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You can start by creating a sample MVC Portlet and deploying it in Liferay to get an idea.

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David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
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if you use the Eclipse IDE, go to the market, serach for 'Liferay', install the plugin.
You'll also need an SDK which can be downloaded from
The Liferay CE source helps too.

In the process you'll configure Eclipse so that it knows about the SDK and the liferay runtime, you'll need to configure the SDK so that it knows where the Liferay Runtime lives, and once that is done you can create a new Portlet using the wizard which will deploy and run out of the box.
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