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Liferay Portal 5.2 Systems Development by Jonas Yuan

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Building Inter-Portlet Communication

Inter-portlet communication (or IPC) becomes important with portlets applications, for example, the web sites bookpubstreet.com and bookpubworkshop.com with the capability of Control Panel and Social Office. These applications are composed of more than one portlet for their functionality. As stated in Chapter 2, Working with JSR-286 Portlets, JSR-286 portlets address IPC an event model that allows portlets to send and receive events. We will go over the simple example FAQ of IPC that consists of two portlets: FAQ and Browse-FAQ. The Browse-FAQ portlet contains categories: Top Questions, About Our Other Offerings, About the Television Program, and About the Website. The portlet FAQ also contains the categories ...

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