This chapter provides a sample scenario for creating and testing the simplest example of a portlet project using the IBM Portlet API, the Hello World example. You will use the New Portlet Project wizard to create a framework for your application. You will then run your application in the test environment. After running the portlet, you will modify the source code of the portlet and verify your changes. These activities will allow you to understand the techniques used to develop portlet projects.
The portlet application described in this chapter has the following characteristics:
Portlet API: IBM Portlet API
Application type: MVC