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Beginning Oracle WebCenter Portal 12c: Build next-generation enterprise portals with Oracle WebCenter Portal

Beginning Oracle WebCenter Portal 12c: Build next-generation enterprise portals with Oracle WebCenter Portal

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Develop enterprise portals with Oracle WebCenter Portal 12c software and enrich those applications with social computing services, including discussions, documents, blogs, wikis, tags, and links. This book covers all functionalities and aspects from a developer, architect, and administrator point of view.

Enterprise portal technology is used for creating intranet and extranet portals which enhance collaboration within a company. The book is intended to complete and fill in the gaps of the official documentation from an administrator and developer perspective.

Beginning Oracle WebCenter Portal 12c provides an overview of the architecture behind Oracle WebCenter Suite and the Oracle Fusion Middleware platform. Sample code written in Java is included along with best practices developed from the authors’ experience of using Oracle WebCenter Portal for building enterprise portals.

What you will learn:

  • Enterprise Portal and Oracle WebCenter Portal concepts
  • Basic administrator knowledge
  • Basic developer knowledge
  • Overview of the tools and services offered by Oracle WebCenter Portal
  • How to develop Portal Assets using JDeveloper IDE
  • How to develop new components(Portlets JSR-286 and ADF Task Flows) using JDeveloper IDE
  • REST API integration with Portal
  • Enterprise content management with Portal

Who this book is for:

Developers, architects, project managers and portal administrators in the Oracle Fusion Middleware (FMW) area. IT professionals working in FMW or WebLogic stack can also make use of this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781484225318
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 12/20/2016
Edition description: 1st ed.
Pages: 407
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Vinay Kumar is a Technology Evangelist. He has extensive experience of 8+ years in designing and implementing large-scale projects in Enterprise Technologies in various consulting and system-integration companies. His passion has helped him to achieve certifications in Oracle ADF, WebCenter Portal, and Java/JEE. He has good experience in Java, JEE, and in various technologies on OpenStack. Vinay has been contributing to the Java/Oracle ADF/WebCenter community by publishing technical articles at his personal blog. He was awarded Oracle ACE status in June 2014.

Daniel Merchán García works as an Oracle WebCenter expert at VASSIT UK Services LTD, part of the VASS Group. He is responsible for leading the technical architecture and development of the most complex components and functionalities to be added to WebCenter products. He also helps the Oracle community through OTN Community Forums, where he is always working to find solutions to complex questions and make it easier for the community to understand WebCenter and its use. Daniel maintains and sychronizes two blogs related to Oracle WebCenter, one in Spanish and one in English, providing content in both languages so as to have it shared widely around the world.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Enterprise Portals. Concepts about what is an Enterprise Portal and the differences against a conventional Web Site.

Chapter 2 - Introduction to Oracle WebCenter Portal 12c. Explanation of all the new features and the architecture of WebCenter Portal compared to the previous releases.

Chapter 3 - Creation and Administration of Portals in WebCenter Portal. Shows how you can create portals using portal builder and basic administration functionalities.

Chapter 3 - Developing Portal Assets. Describes how to setup and develop the different Portal Assets (page templates, page styles, layouts, content presenter, data visualizations…)

Chapter 4 – Navigation Administration. Describes how to administrate and render the navigation of the Portals focusing in the differences against previous releases.

Chapter 5 – Developing Task Flows. Describes how to create and deploy custom ADF Components to WebCenter Portal.

Chapter 6 – Customizing Portal Task Flows. This chapter explains to customize the out of box Task Flows using MDS Customizations.

Chapter 7 - Portlets Integration using JSR 286. Integration of third party applications using portlet technology.

Chapter 8 – Pagelet producer. Describes how to display third party web pages in WebCenter Pages using pagelet producer technology.

Chapter 9 – Portal Security. This chapter gives you all options of securing WebCenter Portal components and pages.

Chapter 10 – Content Integration: This chapter describes all the possibilities that WebCenter offers for Document Management.

Chapter 11 – Portal Services: Description of all the Social and Services offered by WebCenter Portal such Forums, Analytics...

Chapter 12 – Migration from previous releases of WebCenter Portal 11g. Explanation about how to face a migration from the previous Releases.

Chapter 13 – Best practices and recommendation. This chapter covers topics like performance tuning, making best practice for portal development.

Chapter 14 Samples code.– Integrating with google maps/google calendar. Integrate jquery portal page, ebs, jdedwards, Siebel integration, Wiring of portal component, Rest API, WebCenter spaces API, etc.

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