Using AI REST services in IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5 for WebSphere Portal to manage Place Members

This article explains how to use IBM WebSphere Portal 6.1.5 Application Infrastructure (AI) Representational State Transfer (REST) services to access information about the members of IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5.0 places. We also explain how to use the REST services and Dojo to build a simple widget that displays details of members of the place.

Jim Antill (antillji@ie.ibm.com), Lotus Quickr Templates Team, IBM Dublin Software Lab, IBM

Jim Antill photoJim Antill is a Software Developer working on social and team collaboration software. Jim contributed to the Lotus Quickr 8.5 release, mainly working on the Member Management aspects of the product. You can reach him at ANTILLJI@ie.ibm.com.



Artur Grzenkowicz (agrzenko@ie.ibm.com), Senior Software Engineer, IBM Dublin Software Lab, IBM

Artur Grzenkowicz photoArtur Grzenkowicz is a Senior Software Engineer based at the IBM Dublin Software Lab. He has worked on the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition Lotus Quickr templates area and is now working on the IBM Defense Operations Platform.



Hendrik Haddorp (hendrik.haddorp@de.ibm.com), Developer, IBM Boeblingen Development Lab, IBM

Hendrik Haddorp photoHendrik Haddorp is the Technical Lead of the Composite Application Infrastructure in WebSphere Portal, working at the IBM Research and Development Laboratory in Boeblingen, Germany. He joined the WebSphere Portal Development team in 2003.



01 November 2010

This article explains how to use IBM WebSphere® Portal 6.1.5 Application Infrastructure (AI) Representational State Transfer (REST) services to access information about the members of IBM Lotus® Quickr® 8.5.0 places. We also explain how to use the REST services and Dojo to build a simple widget that displays details of members of the place.

In this white paper

  • Introduction
  • Overview of AI REST feeds
  • Overview of the Place Member Viewer widget
  • Retrieving Member details
  • Retrieving Members feed using Dojo's xhrGet
  • Parsing the ATOM document
  • Sample widget code
  • Conclusion
  • Resources
  • About the authors

Downloads

DescriptionNameSize
White paper in PDF formatQuickrMemberViewerFinal.pdf209 KB
Sample application in EAR formatviewmembers.ear7 KB

Resources

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