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  • The Wiki Engine from CodePlex is now Open Source

    The Wiki rendering engine from Microsoft’s open source site, CodePlex, has been itself open sourced as an API.

  • MindTouch 2009 Includes Publishing from MS Desktop Applications

    MindTouch announces the ability to publish content from any Microsoft Desktop application to its collaborative industrial wiki. New user functionality includes: one-click publishing from any MS application and in-place editing of Microsoft Office. The new functionality is delivered as, Aurelia Reporter, Desktop Connector, and MS Word and MS Outlook connectors.

  • Article: Developing Portlets using JSF, Ajax, and Seam (Part 3 of 3)

    This article, the last in a three-part series by Wesley Hales, expands upon the previous articles by introducing Seam. It covers integrating Seam into the previous sample application, deploying a Seam portlet, Bridgelets, Single-sign on between Seam and JBoss Portal, and several new features and capabilities of JBoss Portlet Bridge.

  • Kenai: Project Hosting Built on JRuby on Rails

    Kenai is a new project hosting platform from Sun. It offers a comprehensive set of services for open source projects, including source code management and issue-tracking, and most notably, it is built with JRuby on Rails.

  • Article: Developing Portlets using JSF, Ajax, and Seam (Part 2 of 3)

    This article, the second in a three-part series by Wesley Hales, expands upon the previous article by introducing RichFaces. It covers integrating RichFaces into the previous sample application, deploying a RichFaces portlet, and several features and capabilities of RichFaces.

  • Article: Developing Portlets using JSF, Ajax, and Seam (Part 1 of 3)

    This article, the first in a three-part series by Wesley Hales, lays the framework for the rest of the series. It covers setting up a new project using JBoss Portlet Container and JBoss Portlet Bridge, configuring a JSF application to use JBoss Portlet Bridge, and the capabilities that JBoss Portlet Bridge provides to a JSF application.

  • Article: An Overview of the eXo Platform

    This article by Benjamin Mestrallet and Tugdual Grall provides an overview of the eXo platform, the Portlet 1.0 (JSR 168) and Portlet 2.0 (JSR 286) specifications. Topics covered include new features in the eXo Web 2.0 Portal, new capabilities in the Portlet 2.0 API, Inter-portlet communication, the eXo Java Content Repository, eXo Enterprise Content Management and the eXo business model.

  • Liferay Portal 5.0 Released, Sun Joins the Team

    Last month at JavaOne, Liferay, Inc. announced the release of the 5.0 version of their Liferay Portal product. In addition, Liferay, Inc. announced Sun Microsystems is officially joining the Liferay Open Source community.

  • Presentation: The Design and Architecture of InfoQ is a next generation web portal combining the latest advancements in portal technology and web development. In this presentation, Alexandru Popescu and Floyd Marinescu walks through the good, the bad, and the ugly of building; from initial (lack of) requirements, designs, implementation choices, and deployment issues, and all the lessons learned along the way.

  • Article: David Nuescheler on JCR and REST

    In this interview, Day CTO and JCR Spec Lead David Nuescheler discusses the benefits of JCR, the Java Content Repository standard, the difference between an API such as Atom/Atom Publishing protocol and JCR, JCR's connection to REST, and Apache Sling, a new kind of Web framework.

  • eXo Java Content Repository 1.8 Released

    The eXo Platform team has released eXo JCR (Java Content Repository) 1.8. The eXo JCR product is a JSR-170-compliant Java content repository implementation.

  • Liferay Portal 4.4: CMS upgrades, new content staging, and more integrations

    Liferay Portal, a Java-based open source enterprise portal and content management system (CMS), recently released version 4.4. InfoQ spoke with Liferay CTO Michael Young to learn more about this release and about Liferay in general.

  • Apache Jackrabbit 1.4

    Apache Jackrabbit is a fully conforming implementation of the Content Repository for Java Technology API (JCR), and has released version 1.4 after over 9 months of hard work. In the 1.4 release are 220 new features, improvements, and bug fixes since the 1.3 release, making 1.4 the largest release to date.

  • Java Content Repository 2.0: Public Review

    It's a good time for Java Content Repositories. The second version of the JCR API has been released for public review as JSR-283 and, at the same time, JCR 1.0 has been doing well. InfoQ took the opportunity to speak with David Nuescheler, CTO of Day Software and the spec lead for JSRs 283 and 170.

  • Article: Integrating Java Content Repository and Spring

    In this latest InfoQ article, Costin Leau introduces JSR 170 (Java Content Repositories) and how to integrate it with Spring Modules' JCR module, whose main objective is to simplify development with the JSR-170 API in a similar manner to that of the ORM package from the main Spring distribution.