Tuesday, April 1, 2008

InterPortlet Communication Steps

Inter Portlet Communication:

Step 1

Use the service.xml

In that make sure that the mbean type and mbean register id should match

Get the entry of implementation class in the service.xml file

Step 2

Write –Object.xml, in that provide the listener element and mention the mbean type that u mentioned in the service.xml

Step 3

Write the class that implements Portalnodeeventlistener

This interface has got the default method called onEvent(PortletnodeEventBubbler bubler, PortalnodeEvent event )

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Inter Portlet Communication is explained in the following URL Using JBoss Portal


Thursday, March 20, 2008

Jsr 168 and IBM portal



JSR 168

IBM Portal

Portlet Mode

Window State

Portlet Packaging


Request / response objects

Global Http Session




Edit, Help and View

Max, Min and Normal

Use War File with DD (eg. Portlet.xml)






Config mode like (print, print view, edit-default)



Use two different Request/Response objects one is in render phase and other is in action phase

Data Available in the portlet are available in whole web application

Portlet can redirect to other web resources

Event Can be sent between portlets

Class portlet extends genericportlet


Render (){}

Action (){}



Solo window is supported

Portlet.xml differs

Use only one Request/Response Objects which is used for both render and action phase




class portlet extends Abstract Portlet implements ActionListner


Render (){}

Public void action Performed (Action Event ae)




Source : IBM Portlal Websites

Wednesday, March 19, 2008


Jsr 286 has released the draft version of Jsr 286, you can get it here