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JBoss Portal Server Development by Ramanujam Rao

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AJAX support for markup

JBoss portal supports markup through tags on layouts and renderers of the pages. Special tags are added to layout JSPs that facilitate the placement of AJAX features on a page. Similarly, renderers are used to interpret the tags and to render AJAX-driven content. The obvious advantage is the in-built support for the auto-creation and control of AJAX components on portal pages.

Layout markup

As discussed earlier, layouts provide a structure for the creation and serving of portal pages. Layouts aggregate all of the content generated by the portlet, based on region and order, merge them with some additional content provided by the portal, and serve a response back to the user. By providing support for AJAX in the layout, helps ...

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