Part 1 Claims Portlets now available

The portlets for Part 1 of my article series on building a Liferay community portal are available in the downloads sections.

1. The registration portlet

Registration portlet
2. The search portlet
Search results image
3. The statistics portlet
Image of statistics portlet

This package contains three portlets that will be used by administrators of a fictitious healthcare portal. Check out the lead article discussing the upcoming series for more information.

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Introducing: Fusion Charts Portlet

Want to have great flash charts like the one above in your Liferay portlets? Well, Fusion Charts Free is a great way to get that done. I’ve added a new sample portlet in the downloads section which demonstrates using Fusion Charts flash graphics for various charts. Click here to read more.

Here is how the chart looks in a portlet window.

Image of a fusion chart

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What’s Your Favorite Framework?

Frameworks are suppose to make development easier….better…faster. But do they really? Does the time it take to get proficient in the latest, greatest framework distract from completing the task at hand? Or does the learning curve pay off in the long run? I’d like to know what you think. Take this poll and let me know what you think.

Which Application Frameworks Are You Using?

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