There's been a lot of activity in the open source portal space lately with both eXo and Liferay announcing new versions of their core products. We talk to Benjamin Mestrallet, CEO of eXo, about the new release.
Liferay, a highly-regarded specialist portal vendor, has launched version 6 of their product during the Liferay West Coast Symposium this month. InfoQ takes a look at the release, and talks to Liferay CMO Paul Hinz to find out more.
Nuxeo introduces fise - an open source RESTful semantic engine to which NUXEO has made contributions. The goal of the fise is to "help bring new and trendy semantic features to CMS by giving developers a stack of reusable HTTP semantic services to build upon." fise is part of a larger effort, IKS (Interactive Knowledge Stack) as a means of enhancing CMS offerings with Semantic Web capabilities.
Last week Adobe Systems announced it was purchasing Day Software for $240 million. The deal combines Day’s JSR-170/238 based content management and digital asset management products with Adobe’s Flex, Flash and AIR in a move to corner the web content market. In addition to being a lead company for the JSR-170/238 specifications, Day also contributes to Apache Jackrabbit and Sling.
The Wiki rendering engine from Microsoft’s open source site, CodePlex, has been itself open sourced as an API.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
InfoQ.com 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 InfoQ.com; from initial (lack of) requirements, designs, implementation choices, and deployment issues, and all the lessons learned along the way.
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.
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.