An activity stream is a component that you can add to your portal that shows the data gathered from the activity engine. With this component you can inform your users with the latest events that happened in the portal. You can show them the latest pages that have been created, newly uploaded document or documents that are updated, discussions that have new replies, and so on.
People can also personalize the activity stream so they see only the type of updates they want.
For this recipe you need a WebCenter Portal application that has been deployed to a standalone WebLogic server and that has been registered to the activity service, which is explained in the first recipe of this chapter.
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