Exploiting the WebSphere Portal 126.96.36.199 programming model, Part 4: Making your portal dynamic and context sensitive
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Date archived: January 3, 2017 | Last updated: September 27, 2006|First published: August 02, 2006
This final part describes how to exploit the IBM® WebSphere® Portal V188.8.131.52 programming model to make your portals more dynamic and context sensitive. By using the Model SPI, you can access the different sub-models within the overall portal model, and then base your markup rendering on these models. You see an example that accesses page meta data, so that the administrator can set a context for this page that is then leveraged by the portlets on that page. Next, you see how to use the Dynamic UI Manager API to launch temporary, dynamic pages, and to set a specific context for a page. A flight booking application demonstrates the Dynamic UI Manager API, by creating dynamic pages for the different steps in the booking process.
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