This Tutorial introduces you to Oracle WebCenter Portal Framework, a key component of Oracle WebCenter Suite that enables you to build your own WebCenter Portal applications. As you work through this Tutorial, you'll become familiar with Oracle JDeveloper and the components that have been added to support the new Oracle WebCenter Portal Framework functionality. When you're ready to begin building your own application, you can move on to the Oracle Fusion Middleware Developer's Guide for Oracle WebCenter for assistance.
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This document is intended for users wishing to familiarize themselves with Oracle WebCenter Portal Framework and learn how to develop WebCenter Portal applications.
This Tutorial does not assume any prior knowledge of Oracle JDeveloper or Oracle WebCenter Suite. It does, however, assume that you are already somewhat familiar with the following:
Oracle Application Development Framework (Oracle ADF)
Oracle ADF Faces
XML, XSD, XSL syntax rules experience
Basic knowledge of content management tools and processes
General web concepts and web site structures
The Tutorial is intended for the developer who wants to learn how to build a WebCenter Portal application. It is aimed specifically at WebCenter site developers, consultants, project managers, and site administrators who need to build and administer portal applications.
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For more information on Oracle WebCenter Portal Framework, see the following documents, which are available on the Oracle WebCenter Suite Documentation page on the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) at
Oracle Fusion Middleware Developer's Guide for Oracle WebCenter, which explains how to use Oracle JDeveloper and Oracle WebCenter Portal Framework to develop WebCenter Portal applications
Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle WebCenter Spaces, which explains how to use WebCenter Portal applications at runtime (in a browser)
For more information on Application Development Framework, see the Oracle Fusion Middleware Fusion Developer's Guide for Oracle Application Development Framework.
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