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Oracle Application Server Portal Handbook by Chris Ostrowski

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Summary

OmniPortlet and Web Clipping provide a bridge between the OracleAS Portal development wizards and using a complex tool like Oracle JDeveloper to create portlets. OmniPortlet and Web Clipping are declarative wizards, but they overcome some of the limitations associated with the other OracleAS Portal declarative wizards discussed in Chapter 1.

OmniPortlet can query data from numerous data sources and display that information in a variety of formats. None of these sources or formats requires any programming knowledge beyond the basic understanding of the structure of the data sources and the way information is to be displayed to end users. OmniPortlets also can accept and pass parameters easily so that end users can have a dynamic experience ...

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