OracleAS Portal Content Management Features
As we have seen in Chapter 1, OracleAS Portal allows developers to build components such as forms, reports, charts, and calendars. But how do you manage information that does not fit into one of these traditional component types? The developers of OracleAS Portal were smart enough to design it so that two fundamental types of objects can be displayed on your portal:
Portlets These are small programs that query Oracle databases (or other data sources) and display that data in a form, report, calendar, etc.
Items Items are pieces of unstructured content stored in the OracleAS Portal repository and displayed ...