This guide provides in-depth information for all of the following tasks:
How to set up and prepare your development environment for portal development, including iterative and round-trip development.
How to plan, build, deploy, and manage a WebCenter Portal application.
How to secure, administer, monitor, and maintain a WebCenter Portal application and all of its associated components with Oracle WebCenter Framework.
How to develop custom navigation user interfaces for a portal.
How to prepare an application for, configure, and integrate WebCenter services.
How to integrate content into a WebCenter Portal application.
How to deliver personalized content to a WebCenter Portal application.
How to plan, build, deploy, and manage portlets for a WebCenter Portal application.
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This guide assumes the audience has already read and performed the steps in the Oracle Fusion Middleware Tutorial for Oracle WebCenter Developers.
This manual is written for all of the following developers:
The JSF application developer, who wants to build a WebCenter Portal application or add Oracle WebCenter functionality to their application.
The portal application developer, who wants to integrate Oracle WebCenter functionality into their application
The component developer, who wants to build portlets from Oracle WebCenter services.
This guide also assumes that the audience has already read the Oracle Fusion Middleware Fusion Developer's Guide for Oracle Application Development Framework and is familiar with the following concepts:
Oracle Application Development Framework (Oracle ADF) (purpose, basic architecture, basic development skills)
Oracle ADF Faces components
Oracle WebLogic Server
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