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Rapid Portlet Development with WebSphere Portlet Factory: Step-by-Step Guide for Building Your Own Portlets by David Bowley

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CHAPTER 3 Using Data from a Relational Data Source

One of the most common uses for WebSphere Portlet Factory (WPF) is to surface functionality for interacting with relational data through a portlet. The subject of this chapter is how you can use some of the default WPF builders to perform basic data operations on a relational data source and provide this functionality through a portlet. By the end of this chapter, you will understand how to use the WPF builders to access and manipulate a relational data source, and you will have built a sample contact portlet to demonstrate this functionality. Each of the files in this chapter is available for download from ibmpressbooks.com/title/9780137134465 under the Chapter 3 folder (instructions for copying ...

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