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JBoss Portal Server Development by Ramanujam Rao

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AJAX in JBoss portal

AJAX has gained tremendous popularity in the traditional web application development world due to the richness and agility that it brings to user interfaces. Portals, such as JBoss portal, can also gain significantly from AJAX, in terms of implementation of both behavior and functionality.

Refreshing the page content tends to be a time-consuming and resource-intensive process. Every request that a user makes to the server, either by clicking on submissions or links, results in the portal calling doView() and a series of methods for each portlet on the page, one at a time, before aggregating the results and sending the response back to the browser. Using AJAX allows for simultaneous submissions of request in their own independent ...

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