Declarative Development

The term declarative development refers to the process of using the OracleAS Portal wizards to build and deploy your portlets. While this method has been available to Portal developers since the inception of Oracle Portal (known in its first public iteration as "WebDB"), Oracle has focused less on enhancing the OracleAS Portal wizards and more on features and functionality related to Web-based providers (Java, etc.). In the 10.1.4 version of the OracleAS Portal Developer’s Guide (, the section on declarative development has been relegated to the appendix.

What does this mean for OracleAS Portal developers? Oracle will continue to support the OracleAS ...

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