3. Ajax, Portlets, and Patterns

Understanding your basic development options is important when deciding which technical approach to take when building a solution. This is especially true when using a portal framework and building portlets. This chapter outlines the basic options and provides some decision points to help you choose the correct approach for your project or organization. Using Ajax within your portlets is another area where understanding the basics is important. Knowing how to make the right choices in your design is very important. This chapter outlines some of the basics patterns for using Ajax within a portlet.

Portals and Portlets as a Platform

The primary focus of this chapter is on developing portlets, with a slight twist. ...

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