Developing for the Liferay Platform 1

Developing for the Liferay Platform 1 Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

Developing for the Liferay Platform 1 builds the foundation you need to build successful apps on the Liferay Platform. Learn the basics of portlet development and how to customize the Liferay platform through hooks, Ext plugins, layout templates and themes. This course introduces the service architecture of Liferay and Service Builder, essential knowledge for using the platform API. It also introduces Application Display Templates, a new feature added to Liferay 6.2 that empowers administrators to customize the display of your application.

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Developing for the Liferay Platform 1 Course Objectives

  • » Building portlets in Liferay's Plugins SDK
  • » Java standard portlets
  • » Liferay's service architecture
  • » Using Service Builder to generate a robust service layer
  • » Building complex portlet applications with user input, persistence, feedback and localization
  • » Connecting your application to Liferay's permissioning system
  • » Adding support for Application Display Templates to your application
  • » Customizing the portal using hooks
  • » How themes are created and function
  • » How layout templates are created and function
  • » Extensively modifying the portal through an Ext plugin
  • » Development best practices
  • » Using Liferay Developer Studio
  • » Deploying projects to an instance of Liferay

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Developing for the Liferay Platform 1 Course Outline

        1. Introduction to Liferays Plugins SDK
        2. Installing Liferay
        3. Developer Studio
        4. Setting Up the
        5. Space Program
        6. Reviewing Liferay Concepts
        1. Introduction to Java
        2. Standard Portlets
        3. How Portlets Differ from
        4. Servlets
        5. The Java Portlet Specification
        6. The Portlet Lifecycle
        7. Phases of the Portlet
        8. Lifecycle
        9. Portlet Characteristics
        10. Java Standard
        11. Portlet Exercise
        12. Portlet Preferences
        13. Inter-Portlet
        14. Communication
        15. Methods of Inter-Portlet
        16. Communication
        17. Public Render Parameters
        18. Events
        19. Portlets and Web
        20. Application Frameworks
        2. Design Approach
        3. Setting up the Data
        4. Model for Service Builder
        5. Generating the Service and Persistence Layer
        6. Leveraging the Liferay
        7. MVC Portlet Framework
        8. Displaying Data using
        9. Liferays Search Container
        10. Localization, Feedback and Input Validation
        11. Integrating Liferay
        12. Permissions
        13. Adding Custom Portlets
        14. to the Control Panel
        1. Application Display
        2. Templates
        3. Liferay Theme and Layout
        4. Template Overview
        5. Advanced Theme and Layout Topics and Best Practices
        1. Adding a Post Login Action
        2. Adding a Startup Action
        3. Customizing
        4. Language Keys
        5. Customizing Core
        6. Liferay JSPs
        7. Extending Liferays Services
        8. using Service Wrappers
        9. Adding a Servlet Filter
        10. to Liferay
        11. Customizing Liferays
        12. Struts Actions
      6. EXT PLUGINS
        1. EXT Plugin Overview
        2. Portal Preferences
        3. Ext Plugin
        4. Portlet Preferences
        5. Ext Plugin
        6. Ext Plugins Best Practices
        8. Introduction to
        9. Liferays Marketplace
        10. Liferay Plugin Security
        1. Web Services in Liferay
        2. Spring in Liferay
        3. Development Strategy
        4. Summary and Conclusion

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Sam K.
Career Highlight - Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Cooper Union where he teaches signal processing, communications, and network courses. - PhD in Electrical Engineering from Boston University, where he focused his research efforts on devising cross layer techniques to resolve collisions in wireless random access networks. - Research interests include wireless communication, networks, cross layer design, signal processing and machine learning. - Received an interdisciplinary certificate in computational science from Center for Computational Science. Biography: Worked for Mathworks Inc. as a communications software engineer and implemented a suite of block diagram based adaptive equalizers for use in a communications systems simulation. Assistant Professor at Western New England College in Massachusetts where he taught coursework in C C++, software engineering, digital signal processing and supervised lab work in circuit theory and logic design. Author of a variety of professional articles in the areas of wireless communications and signal processing. A key contributor to the open-source Pattern Recognition Toolbox for MATLAB.

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