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IBM Rational Application Developer V6 Portlet Application Development and Portal Tools by Ryan Wilson, Gianfranco Rutigliano, George Kroner, Belen Gonzalez, Karla Galvan, Cristiano Cesario, Juan R. Rodriguez

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4.2. IBM portlet application

A portlet application is a group of logically associated portlets. At a minimum, a portlet application defines a single portlet, such as in weather portlet application. In practice, the application may contain several portlets such as the exchange2000 portlet application which contains five portlets as illustrated in Figure 4-1 on page 117.

Figure 4-1. A Portlet application with multiple portlets

Portlets defined in the same application may share configuration parameters set in the deployment descriptor or by the administrator at runtime. They also have the ability to communicate with each ...

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