Explore the development and customization of OSGi modules in Liferay DXP and choosing the right underlying technology for it.

The book starts with the basic Liferay Architecture to understand how things work in Liferay DXP, as well as in OSGi. Next, you’ll understand Blade CLI, Liferay workspace and how you can develop portlet modules in different module templates. Once you are familiar with portlet modules, you’ll explore some advance concepts such as Inter Portlet Communications (IPC), message bus etc. 

Moving on, you’ll understand about building service layer using service builder and exposing web services. Later chapters will cover how to customize the default behavior of Liferay, Liferay services, and user interface using Hooks. Additionally, this book will cover topics like Gogo shell, xxpando attributes, basic integration with the Liferay search framework etc. 

By the end of this book, you should be able to develop portlet modules in Liferay DXP and customize the default Liferay behavior. 

What You'll Learn
  • Review OSGI Concepts
  • Use Liferay workspace and Blade CLI
  • Develop Liferay Portlet modules
  • Build services and web services using service builder
  • Study customizations of Liferay default behavior and user interface
Who This Book Is For

Developers who wish to learn Liferay DXP development approach to improve their productivity. It is best suited for those who possess basic Java knowledge and are familiar with Liferay User Interface. 

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Front Matter
  3. 1. OSGi Basics
  4. 2. Liferay Development Basics
  5. 3. Portlet Module Development
  6. 4. Advanced Liferay Concepts
  7. 5. Service Builder Concepts
  8. 6. Liferay Customization
  9. Back Matter