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portlet

A small window on a portal page. Portlet technology allows a portal page to be customized more quickly either internally by the development team or by the end user. Portlet technology can come as an adjunct to a portal server or as optional interfaces to ERP applications. The degree of customization also varies. See portal.


BEA's Portlet Technology
These examples from the BEA Weblogic Portal show how typical portlet windows are entry points to a variety of services. (Screen shot courtesy of BEA Systems, Inc.)
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The BEA WebLogic Portlets for SAP and Siebel can help enable employees gain easier and more simplified access to relevant content and applications including human resources, expenses, procurement, benefits, payroll, performance management and training-which can help to reduce the administration burden commonly taken on by staff from divisions such as HR and finance.
The Interwoven CDM Portlets are the first to represent the new breed of deployment utilizing the architecture advancements that run natively on the BEA WebLogic Portal.
In releasing the new development environment and portlets, Documentum continues its leadership in support of industry standards, and its commitment to providing an open, vendor-neutral architecture that enables developers, customers and partners to easily customize and expose Documentum functionality through any portal framework.
With the addition of JSR 168, BizFlow (HandySoft's award-winning platform for business process management, automated workflow and collaboration) now allows users to create a portlet that can be loaded and instantiated seamlessly within any supported portal framework.
The company's products include a standards-based WSRP portal and a portlet development framework built with .
Questionmark's support for JSR 168 will allow customers to display portlets within any JSR 168 compliant portal product, enabling integration of online assessments with other key enterprise systems.
Enhancements include performance improvements, failover clustering for author systems, a new external Web application component, configuration options for versioning, and a portal integration option containing a JSR 168-compliant portlet.
Although the portal standard WSRP is starting to address cross-platform portlet development, it currently has limitations in scope, platform and purpose.
Portal developers and consultants use the Web Clipper Workbench and its intuitive visual editing interface to select web application functionality and auto-generate any standard portlet.
The two portlet standards were developed by the Java Community Process (JCP) and OASIS, respectively.
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