Create Enterprise Portal Applications with New JBoss Book from Packt

Packt is pleased to announce a new book on JBoss. Written by Ramanujam Rao, JBoss Portal Server Development teaches developers how to build portal applications such as B2B and B2C web sites or corporate intranets, and how to develop a professional portal system using the JBoss portal server.


Enterprises need value-creating entities which are crucial for running a successful business. Portals offer tremendous value to enterprises. This book on the JBoss Portal Server helps provide a standards-compliant platform to host functionality that serves the diverse portal needs of an enterprise.

Through this book, developers will learn how portals can be easily developed, personalized, secured and integrated with other external enterprise assets. They will also be able to build enterprise portals with features such as personalization, AJAX, single sign-on, Google widget integration, remote portlet integration, content management, etc. Along with the implementation of features, users will be able to tune and customize the portal environment to best suit the platform needs.

The latest JBoss Portal Server 2.7.0 with support for JSR-286 Portlet 2.0 specification is covered in this book. Users will learn to build portlets using common technologies such as Servlets, JSPs, and JSF to add functionality to their website. Use databases in portlets, developers will learn to build custom user applications that persist data. Developers will learn to use the content management system and empower users to actively manage their own content on the portal. They will also learn to establish inter-portlet communication and harvest the power of existing assets.

Portal developers, portal administrators, designers and architects working on the Java platform will find this book useful. The book is out now and is available from Packt. For more information, please visit

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