Developing WebLogic 11 Portlet Applications

Course:  WLPORT
Duration:  4 Days
Level:  II
Course Summary

This course provides hands-on experience building enterprise portal applications using Weblogic Portal and Eclipse. This training prepares you to immediately contribute to sophisticated portal development projects based on the a instrustry leading Oracle Weblogic platform.

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Topics Covered In This Course

Course Introduction

  • Portals and the Enterprise
  • JSR Portal APIs
  • Feature Overview
  • Portal Versions
  • Product Installation
  • Creating a Portal Domain
  • Starting and Stopping Servers

Development Fundamentals

  • Eclipse Java Tools Overview
  • Eclipse Web Tools Overview
  • Eclipse Extension options
  • WebLogic Shared Libraries
  • Ear and Jar Projects
  • Project Facets

Portal Design and Development

  • Portal Projects
  • Portals, Books, and Pages
  • Portlet Types
  • Portlet Wizard

Look and Feel Development

  • Skeletons
  • Shells
  • Skins
  • Chromosomes
  • Layouts
  • Themes

NetUI Portlet Development

  • Apache Beehive
  • Page Flow Perspective
  • Actions and Forwards
  • NetUI JSP Tags
  • Form Beans
  • Validation Rules
  • Internationalization


  • JSF and WebLogic Portal
  • Portlet Preferences
  • Portlet Event Handlers
  • Backing Files
  • Asynchronous Portals
  • Web Clipper Portlet
  • Portlet Publishing

Federated Portal Development

  • Web Service Fundamentals
  • WSRP Architecture
  • Consumer Registration
  • Service Registry Integration
  • Proxy Portlet, Pages and Books
  • WSRP Interceptors

Content Management

  • Content Management Architecture
  • Content Types and Properties
  • WebDAV CMS Integration
  • Content Workflows
  • Content Placeholders
  • Content Selectors
  • Content JSP Tags

Advanced Content Management

  • Content Management APIs
  • Content Personalization
  • Campaigns
  • Content Presenter Portlet
  • Content Display Templates
  • Content SPI Overview
  • User Profiles

Administration Fundamentals

  • WebLogic Portal Tools Overview
  • Desktop Administration
  • Visitor Roles and Entitlements
  • Desktop Customization
  • Visitor Tools
What You Can Expect
  • Describe the capabilities of Workshop's Eclipse plug-ins
  • Define portal desktops and portlets
  • Customize the appearance of a portal using skins, skeletons, and shells
  • Create page flow and actions in Workshop
  • Use NetUI tags, including repeaters and grid
  • Create backing file classes for portal components
  • Configure a portlet or desktop to run asynchronously
  • Use Web clipper portlets
  • Federate portal books, pages, and portlets between producers and consumers
  • Customize WSRP communication
  • Define the terms repository, type, property, node, and library services
  • Rapidly display content in a portal using placeholders and selectors
  • Personalize a portal application using content selectors, events and campaigns
  • Create and access content programmatically
  • Secure portal components with roles and entitlements
  • Customize a user's portal with the visitor tools
Recommended Prerequisites

This course is intended for Java developers who need to develop portal applications using Weblogic portal. Java programming with the core J2EE APIs is essential.

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