|Course code||WPL51||Skill level||Intermediate|
|Duration||5.0 days||Delivery type||Instructor led
|Course type||Public or Private on-site|
|Public price||See Partner website|
This course is designed for users who are new to developing applications for WebSphere Portal Server 7.0. You will learn the fundamentals of designing and creating portlets, and move on to put to use of the new features. Specialized topics include migrating a 6.1 theme to the new version 7.0 theme architecture using Client Side Aggregation V2 (CSA2), developing custom themes using CSA2, and customizing the user interface for tagging and rating. You will learn about iWidgets for the Mashup Center and gain experience customizing and using these for a WebSphere Portal 7.0 site. In addition, you will have the opportunity to apply best coding practices throughout the course, developing robust portlet applications and portal themes using Dojo, AJAX and client-side aggregation. This course makes extensive use of Rational Application Developer 8.0.1 to develop and test JSR 286 compliant portlets.
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The target audience for this intermediate course is experienced application developers who are familiar with Java, Web 2.0, and Web development and who are familiar with security concepts.