Creating topics is quite trivial in WebCenter. If you are used to participating in other forums, you can easily use the forums in WebCenter.
For this recipe, you need a WebCenter Portal Application with a connection to the discussion services.
In the code accompanying the book, you will find a WebCenter Portal with a connection to the discussion service on your localhost and with a page set up for the discussions.
When you add topics, the taskflow will call the Jive API to create ...