LIferay Maven SDK

Company Blogs December 1, 2009 By Jerry Niu Staff

I was recently asked about Maven in relation to Liferay.  Although we don't have any official support for Maven.  Others have made it work with Liferay.

An old co-worker turn me on to this.  I haven't tried it, but he has and loves it.  Hope it helps you in your development.

Creating Liferay portlet with liferay-maven-sdk

How to Add the Mail Portlet

Company Blogs September 4, 2008 By Jerry Niu Staff

With Liferay 5.1, we introduced a new Mail Portlet.  Here are instructions on how to add it

Start by getting to the "Plugins Installer".  You'll see that the Mail Portlet is one of the options.

 

Select the latest version of the Mail Portlet and click "Install".

 

The Mail Portlet will start to install and you will see a message that it has installed successfully.

 

Add it to a page

 

You'll see that your Tomcat console has the Mail Portlet install logs.

 

Start using it!

How to Add the Chat Portlet

Company Blogs August 22, 2008 By Jerry Niu Staff

With Liferay 5.1, we introduced a new Chat Portlet.  Here are instructions on how to add it

Start by getting to the "Plugins Installer".  You'll see that the Chat Portlet is one of the options.

 

Select the latest version of the Chat Portlet and click "Install".

 

The Chat Portlet will start to install and you will see a message that it has installed successfully.

 

You'll see that your Tomcat console has the Chat Portlet install logs.

 

Once you goto another page, you'll see the portlet at the bottom.

How to point Liferay to MySQL in Windows XP Pro

Company Blogs February 28, 2008 By Jerry Niu Staff

UPDATE (2/20/2009) - These instructions apply to versions 4.1.X, 4.2.X, 4.3.X, 4.4..X, 5.0.X & 5.1.X)

Read my post on "How to get Liferay running in Windows XP Pro" for reference.

Download SQL Scripts and unzip

  • Navigate to the "\[location of SQL folder]\create\" folder
  • Run "create-mysql.sql"
  • The sript will be applied to the "lportal" DB

 

Point Tomcat to MySql DB

  • Navigate to the "\[location of Tomcat folder]\conf\Catalina\localhost\" folder
  • Modify ROOT.xml
  • Comment out Hypersonic
  • Uncomment MySql block
  • If you're Tomcat does not have the mysql.jar, you can obtain it from Liferay portal source

 

Startup Tomcat

  • Notice the MySql console print outs

How to get Liferay running in Windows XP Pro

Company Blogs February 28, 2008 By Jerry Niu Staff

Install Java

 

Set JAVA_HOME

  • Set the JAVA_HOME Environment Variable and point it to the location of the JDK
  • Add JAVA_HOME to the Path Env Var
  • Tomcat needs to know the location of the JDK in order to run properly

 

Download Liferay tomcat bundle

 

Start up Tomcat


 

http://localhost:8080

 

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September 2006 Public Training in Los Angeles, CA

Company Blogs January 24, 2008 By Jerry Niu Staff

This is an OLD one.

September 2006 Public Training was held in Los Angeles, CA

January 2008 Public Training in Los Angeles, CA

Company Blogs January 24, 2008 By Jerry Niu Staff

January 2008 Public Training was held in Los Angeles, CA.

November 2007 - Santo Domingo Training

Company Blogs December 6, 2007 By Jerry Niu Staff

I had the pleasure of training in Santo Domingo.

November 2007 Public Training in Reston, VA

Company Blogs November 19, 2007 By Jerry Niu Staff

November 2007 Public Training was held in Reston, VA.

October 2007 Public Training in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Company Blogs November 15, 2007 By Jerry Niu Staff

October 2007 Public Training was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Here are some pictures from that training.

October 2007 Public Training in Sydney, Australia

Company Blogs November 15, 2007 By Jerry Niu Staff

October 2007 Public Training was held in North Sydney, Australia.

Here's some pictures of the building the training was held in.

 Training Building

 

Here are some of the attendees.

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