IBM WebSphere Portal Primer, Second Edition -- Chapter 2

Ashok Iyengar, Venkata Gadepalli and Bruce Olson

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IBM WebSphere Portal Primer, Second Edition

Book description:

What makes the WebSphere programming model so compelling? Why is WebSphere Portal server fast becoming the world's premier portal server in sales and functionality? What are portlets? What is the open Portlet API? How is it possible to secure and manage large Web portals that each have their own distinctive look? Does WebSphere Portal support B2B, or B2C, or B2E, or all of them? Which topologies does it support? Is it J2EE certified? This book answers these and many more such questions and covers everything from basic e-commerce concepts to advanced three-tier Internet topologies.

Updated for WPS 5.1 as well as WAS versions 5.1.x and 6.0., the authors systematically guide you through IBM's WebSphere Portal product, which includes the Portal server, the Personalization server, Workplace Web Content Management, Document Manager, versatile search engine, collaboration component, new Virtual Portal and Business Process Integration, and Task Management features.

Software developers who are creating simple portlets and JavaServer Pages (JSPs) or are well-versed in using JavaBeans will find this book's contents relevant. It covers installation, configuration, administration, tuning, and usage of WebSphere Portal server software. It discusses portlets, servlets, security, single sign-on, transactions, session management, and scaling as it relates to WebSphere Portal server.

With a foreword by Robert Will, Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect of WebSphere Portal.

IBM WebSphere Portal Primer will help you:

  • Obtain an overall understanding of portals and all components of WebSphere Portal V5.1

  • Understand WebSphere Portal via screen shots, sample code, and best practices

  • Learn the step-by-step installation, configuration, and administration procedures

  • Discover everything about portlets including the latest JSR 168 portlet API

  • Gain an understanding of portal architecture and possible topologies

  • Design secure and highly available Web Portals

  • Explore how web services and processes can be integrated within portals

  • Find out all the latest enhancements to V5.1 of IBM's WebSphere Portal

  • Learn how to implement B2C, B2E, and B2B portals
  • Create Virtual Portals and the newest kind of portal--Process Portals
  • Contents:
    Foreword by Robert Will, Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect of WebSphere Portal
    Chapter 1: Enter the Portal
    Chapter 2: A Portal Blueprint
    Chapter 3: Installing the Portal
    Chapter 4: Customizing the Portal
    Chapter 5: Personalizing the Portal
    Chapter 6: Portal Building Blocks
    Chapter 7: Portal Gatekeeper
    Chapter 8: Portal and Beyond
    Chapter 9: Portal Content and Collaboration
    Chapter 10: Portal Crossings
    Appendix A: Installation Planning Worksheet
    Appendix B: References and Portal-Related Web Sites

    >> Read "Chapter 2: A Portal Blueprint" now.

    >> Want to learn more about IBM WebSphere Portal Primer, Second Edition? Buy the book from MC Press.

    This was first published in January 2007

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