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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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26.1. Overview

These are some considerations when implementing cooperative portlets using JSR 168 compliant portlets:

  • The only way JSR 168 portlets communicate is using wires. Client-to-Action (C2A) is not supported.

  • A JSR 168 portlet cannot be wired to an IBM API portlet. You only can create wires between portlets of the same standard.

  • There is no c2a tag library for JSR 168 portlets

    1. Implementing a WSDL is the only way for JSR 168 portlets to provide information about properties and actions to the property broker.

    2. JSR 168 portlets must use the setProperties() method to publish properties to the broker.

  • JSR 168 portlets only support the declarative approach to register properties and actions. The programmatic approach cannot be used as it is only ...

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