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Ruminating on Liferay CMS
It had been a few years since I had last used Liferay portal. Today my team members demonstrated the simplicity of the CMS (content management system) features of Liferay 6.2 and I was mighty impressed with what I saw. First and foremost, Liferay's MVC port...
Ruminating on Liferay CMS
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Master #Liferay 6.2 to create eye-catching themes using the comprehensive tutorials in #Packt’s New Book and eBook

Packt is pleased to announce its new book on Liferay, Liferay 6.2 User Interface Development. Using this step-by-step guide, readers will find everything they need to know about user interface development. This book will give readers practical tutorials to help them create great looking user interfaces and more.

About the authors:
Xinsheng Chen is a web application architect. He holds an Masters' degree in Computer Science from California State University. He also has a Bachelor's degree from Wuhan University, China. Xinsheng was previously a QA engineer working at VMware, Inc. He has a rich experience in J2EE technologies and extensive experience in Content Management Systems (CMS), including Alfresco. He has worked on 23 Liferay Portal projects.

Jonas X. Yuan is a chief architect at ForgeLife LLC and an expert on Liferay Portal, e-commerce, and Content Management Systems (CMS). As an open source community contributor, he has published five Liferay books from 2008 to 2012. He is also an expert on Liferay integration with Ad Server OpenX, different search engines, and enterprise content including videos, audio, images, documents, and web content. This ias well as being an expert on other technologies such as BPM Intalio and Business Intelligence Pentaho, LDAP, and SSO.

Liferay 6.2 User Interface Development will introduce users to the new features in Liferay 6.2 and what it has to offer. Besides changing the look and feel of user interfaces, readers will also be able to customize the overall look and feel of websites and web pages, create themes, write page layouts, develop portlets, and use Alloy User Interface widgets. The practical approach of the book will teach readers how to get started with Liferay 6.2 as a programmer.

Readers will also learn how to write a responsive page layout and how to develop generic-style portlets, Spring MVC portlets, and Vaadin portlets. This book will show readers how to user Alloy UI, jQuery, Ext JS, and Dojo Toolkit in Liferay. Readers will gain substantial experience in developing all the user interface components for Liferay Portal.

Liferay 6.2 User Interface Development covers the following essential topics:
Chapter 1: Customizing Your Liferay Portal
Chapter 2: Basic Themes
Chapter 3: Layout Templates
Chapter 4: Content Collaboration and Publishing
Chapter 5: Portlets
Chapter 6: JavaScript Frameworks and Portlets
Chapter 7: Advanced Themes
Chapter 8: Understanding Alloy UI/YUI
Chapter 9: Using UI Taglib
Chapter 10: Responsive Mobile Theme, Reporting, and Searching

Beginners interested in the Liferay Portal will find this book an excellent resource. This book also explains the latest technologies in Liferay Portal, which will be useful for experienced users as well. For more information, please visit:  
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