Archive for November, 2008

Building SDK Portlets

November 28, 2008

When using the Liferay Plugin SDK to build portlets, I’ve discovered that: Your portlet lib folder should contain only jars that are NOT in the Liferay portal ROOT lib folder. If your portlet needs access to jars already in Liferay, edit the WEB-INFliferay-plugin-package.properties file and add those jars to the portal-dependency.jars area. During the build, […]

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Accessing Current URL

November 25, 2008

Although JSR 168 specifies that portlets do NOT have access to the client request of the portal (JSR 168, p. 16),  Liferay developers will find that they do have access to this URL.  If using the extension environment, take a peek at the JSP source in: [liferay]portal\portal-web\docroot\html\portlet\init.jsp Once there, youl’ll find the following code: String […]

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Updated Site

November 24, 2008

The Robisoft site has been updated and features blogging and search capabilities. Next up: a new portlet featuring Spring Wizard controller for some of the Liferay Enterprise Admin functions.

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