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

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Chapter 8. Alloy User Interface

Alloy User Interface (UI) makes patterns out of the common UI features. A developer can save time by directly applying these patterns. In this way, he can do more creative work for a project. In this chapter, we will learn the following aspects of Alloy UI:

  • The story of Alloy UI
  • What Alloy UI consists of
  • What Liferay wants to achieve with Alloy UI
  • Alloy form tags
  • Node and Nodelist
  • Ajax in Alloy UI
  • Alloy Plugin
  • Widgets
  • Other Alloy UI features

We will talk about the technical aspects of Alloy UI and learn with the help of examples.

Story of Alloy UI

Alloy is one of Liferay's efforts to facilitate UI implementation. Liferay already has build-service for generating database access code. It also has Ant script to create a prototype ...

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