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Liferay 6.2 User Interface Development by Jonas X. Yuan, Xinsheng Chen

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OpenXava for autocoding

In this section, we will talk about a third-party tool called OpenXava that generates a portlet, including its UI, for the Liferay Portal.

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Liferay has a service builder for the automatic generation of code to access the database. A developer does not have to write almost any backend code to read from and write to the Liferay Portal database, which is very good. Liferay also has a roadmap to autogenerate UI code.

OpenXava is an Ajax Java framework for the automatic generation of code for enterprise web applications including portlets. Its website is http://www.openxava.org/. Ajax Java frameworks have been supporting the Liferay Portal since Liferay Portal Version 4.1.

If you use OpenXava, you only have to write the domain ...

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