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Can GateIn, the new JBoss Portal/eXo Portal combination, outshine Liferay?

I know I’m way behind on this. I’m kind of surprised at how little attention it has received. Maybe I need to refresh my portal-based news feeds. In any case, earlier this Summer, JBoss and eXo announced they would be … Continue reading

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Review: Liferay Portal 5.2 Systems Development, by Jonas X. Yuan

I’ve just finished Jonas X. Yuan’s book, Liferay Portal 5.2 Systems Development and I thought I’d share a few thoughts. First, I should probably get this out of the way: Jonas works for Cignex, which, from time to time, competes … Continue reading

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Alfresco User Interface: What are my options?

People often need to build a custom user interface on top of the Alfresco repository and I see a lot of people asking general questions about how to do it. There are lots of options to consider. Here are four … Continue reading

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Thanks for attending the Open Source ECM event

I want to thank everyone for attending the Open Source ECM event in Dallas this morning. In case you missed it, the slides I presented on “Assembling Enterprise 2.0 Solutions with Alfresco” are available on share.acrobat.com (which is powered by … Continue reading

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Event: Open Source ECM in Action

If you’re going to be in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area on June 26th, come on by the Westin Galleria. I’ll be speaking at Alfresco’s “Open Source Enterprise Content Management in Action” event. I’ll be talking about some real-world client implementations … Continue reading

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Running Alfresco web scripts as Liferay portlets

I’ve seen a lot of Liferay and Alfresco forum posts from people having trouble getting Alfresco running within a Liferay portal. Once that’s done, people usually want to invoke Alfresco web scripts as portlets without requiring a separate single sign-on … Continue reading

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Exposing reports & analytics through portal gets easier

CBR Online is reporting that Liferay, an open source portal, and Pentaho, an open source business intelligence platform, are working on better integration between the two products. This is good news to Enterprise clients who often want to expose BI … Continue reading

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