Portals as a gateway to world wide web

You will know how Portals are different from a web site. You will know how to setup Liferay portal on your local.
2.0 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a
course's star rating by considering a number of different factors
such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the
likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
11 students enrolled
25% off
Take This Course
  • Lectures 23
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion
Wishlisted Wishlist

How taking a course works


Find online courses made by experts from around the world.


Take your courses with you and learn anywhere, anytime.


Learn and practice real-world skills and achieve your goals.

About This Course

Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

You will be able to know the differences between web portal and conventional web sites while you get a slow and steady understanding about web portal and you will come to know why portals came into picture and what drawbacks of conventional web sites had which in one way or the other hampered business.

With your java experience will have enriching experience knowing what a java standard portlet is.You will know about Liferay as one of the most popular open source portal server based on java providing a plethora of solutions for creating portal implementation which could be an intranet application, extranet application,a microsite ,a job portal and so on.

Besides this you will learn how to setup the most popular portal open source portal server viz. Liferay Portal with basic setup and at the end of this course you will have understanding of portals and you would have known how to setup a Liferay Portal on your local.

What are the requirements?

  • Be familiar with Java based applications

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Know the difference between Portal and conventional websites
  • Know why portals came into existence
  • Know what is Liferay Portal
  • Know how to setup a bare minimum setup of Liferay portal server

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to know what portals are , how is it different and offer advantages over conventional web sites
  • what are portlets and how they are unique and distinct from servlets

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to portals
Video based walkthrough of "Introduction to portals"
World Before Portals
A typical JSP based architecture
Limitations with applications based on servlets/jsp
Rise of Portals
What is a Portal ?
What is Portlet?
Advantages of Portlets over servlets
Similarities and dissimilarities between portlets and servlets
Section 2: Introduction to Java standard portlets
Introduction to Java standard portlets as video
What is a Portlet Container ?
How is portal page markup is generated ?
Elements of portal page
Java Portlet Specification
JSR 168
JSR 286
Portlet Mode
IPC (Inter Portlet Communication)
Portlet Lifecycle
Section 3: What is Liferay Portal ?
What is a Liferay portal?
Section 4: Basic Setup Of Liferay Portal
10 pages

This lecture mentions how to setup a liferay with basic things like for eg using the liferays inbuild database - Hypersonic

Introduction to java standard portlets as presentation
25 pages
Section 5: Quiz
Portals - an introduction :Quizmannia
8 questions

Students Who Viewed This Course Also Viewed

  • Loading
  • Loading
  • Loading

Instructor Biography

Rajesh Chaurasia, SME in Liferay Portal and Java/J2ee,Technopreneur

I work as a Liferay architect and have more than 12 years experience.I have been working on Liferay portal for past 4 years and have experience in architecting solutions end to end.I have exposure to Portal development , e-Commerce solutions , Microsites creation .In my free time i write blogs on not just Liferay portal but java too .Also with some idea in mind , I develop tools or plugins to realise them.

Ready to start learning?
Take This Course