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Standards for Second-Generation Portals
March/April 2004 (vol. 8 no. 2)
pp. 54-60
Fernando Bellas, University of A Coru?a, Spain
By integrating applications and resources, portals let users access information in a simple, straightforward manner. Currently, most portals let users create one or more personal pages composed of portlets— interactive Web mini-applications. Until recently, no standards for portlets existed, and thus consuming remote portlets in a generic way or deploying portlets in one portal server that were developed in a different one has been impossible. Two standards released in Fall 2003 — the Web Services for Remote Portlets (WSRP) and the Java portlet specification — address these problems. This articles outlines these standards and presents a typical architecture for a standards-based portal.
Index Terms:
portals, second-generation, WSRP, Java
Fernando Bellas, "Standards for Second-Generation Portals," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 54-60, March-April 2004, doi:10.1109/MIC.2004.1273486
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