Developing Applications for IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0 using IBM Rational Application Developer 8.5

Developing Applications for IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0 using IBM Rational Application Developer 8.5 Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This course is designed for users who are new to developing applications for IBM® WebSphere® Portal Server V8.0. It describes the fundamentals of designing and creating portlets and how to put the new features to use including managed pages. Specialized topics include migrating a version 6.1 theme to the new version 8.0 theme architecture by using client-side aggregation V2 (CSA2), developing custom themes by using CSA2, and customizing the user interface for tagging and rating. Developing multi-channel applications using RAD 8.5 is also covered in this course.

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Intended Audience for this Developing Applications for IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0 using IBM Rational Application Developer 8.5 Course

  • » The target audience for this intermediate course is experienced application developers who are familiar with Java, Web 2.0, and Web development and who are familiar with security concepts.

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Developing Applications for IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0 using IBM Rational Application Developer 8.5 Course Objectives

  • » Compare Rational Application Developer and IBM Web Experience Factory
  • » Locate developer resources
  • » Review Portlet concepts such as the portlet lifecycle, WAR architecture, core, objects, and methods.
  • » Set up a development environment
  • » Perform basics of creating a project, deploying a portlet, starting and stopping a server and adding a portlet to a page
  • » Work with Core API (JSR 286)
  • » Leverage tag libraries
  • » Process portlet input
  • » Use Client side aggregation (CSA) framework
  • » Compare CSA and server-side aggregation (SSA)
  • » Customize portlet behavior
  • » Build interactive (collaborative) portlets
  • » Understand the basics of JavaServer Faces (JSF)
  • » Use JSF in the Portal environment
  • » Develop an iWidget
  • » Use Dojo and Ajax for portal development

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Developing Applications for IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0 using IBM Rational Application Developer 8.5 Course Outline

      1. Module: 1
        1. Overview of IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0
        2. Working with portlet concepts
        3. Performing basic tasks
        4. Exercise 3: Creating, deploying, and testing a portlet
        5. Working with the core API
        6. Exercise 4: Working with core portlet objects
      2. Module: 2
        1. Using tag libraries
        2. Exercise 5: Using tag libraries in portlet applications
        3. Processing portlet input
        4. Exercise 6: Processing client input requests
        5. Customizing portlet behavior
        6. Exercise 7: Customizing portlet behavior
        7. Working with client-side aggregation
      3. Module: 3
        1. Interactive portlets
        2. Exercise 9: Developing and testing interactive portlets
        3. Introduction to JavaServer Faces (JSF)
        4. Exercise 10: Creating a JSF portlet application
        5. iWidget development
        6. Exercise 11: Developing an iWidget
        7. Serving resources
        8. Exercise 12: Creating a resource serving portlet
      4. Module: 4
        1. Using Dojo and Ajax in portal development
        2. Exercise 13: Using Dojo in a portlet application
        3. Overview of portlet services
        4. Exercise 14: Creating a custom portlet service
        5. Working with portlet services
        6. Exercise 15: Using a standard portlet service
      5. Module: 5
        1. Building portlet filters
        2. Exercise 16: Developing and testing a portlet filter
        3. Implementing personalization
        4. Exercise 17: Developing and testing components by using personalization
        5. Creating a portal brand
        6. Exercise 18: Creating a portal brand
        7. Creating multichannel Portal applications
        8. Exercise 19: Creating a multichannel Portal application

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