29.1. Overview

The Web Services for Remote Portlets (WSRP) standard allows the integration of remote content and Web applications into an end-user portal, simplifying the effort of portal administrators in selecting and including a rich variety of remote content and applications from external sources into their portals without no programming effort.

Some terms used in WSRP are:

  • Producer: is a portal that provides one or more portlets as WSRP services and makes them available to Consumers.

  • Consumer: is a portal that invokes WSRP services from Producer portals and integrates them to be used by its users.

  • Users: use remote portlets integrated in their Consumer portals.

  • Remote portlets: standard portlets that have been published to be WSRP services ...

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