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Liferay Portal 5.2 Systems Development by Jonas Yuan

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Chapter 1. Introducing Liferay Portal Architecture and Framework

This book will show you how to build custom systems on top of the Liferay portal. In this chapter, we will look at:

  • The features of Liferay portal
  • Why Liferay portal is an excellent choice for building custom systems
  • The framework and architecture of Liferay portal
  • The portal development strategies and how they work

So let's begin by looking at exactly what Liferay portal is.

What's Liferay portal?

As the world's leading open source portal platform, Liferay portal provides a unified web interface to the data and tools scattered across many sources. Within Liferay portal, a portal interface is composed of a number of portlets—self-contained interactive elements that are written to a particular ...

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