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Back-End Developer

Implementation

During the Implementation Stage, your team will hit the ground running. Time to develop based on your targets and priorities. In this phase, initial testing also begins for specific users, ensuring behavior is predictable and expected. Here, if necessary, you can update plans and realign the team on project goals as well.

Estimated Time to Complete Stage Resources: 7.5 Hours
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Development

2–4 Months | Medium Intensity
Develop according to your plans and start some initial testing, identifying issues and bugs as you discover them.
 
Intro to the Development Phase | 00:41
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Back-End Developer Module 2

OSGi Basics

Understand the fundamental concepts of OSGi that are key to Liferay development.
 
Preview Video of Course Module | Estimated Module Time: 1.5 Hours
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Back-End Developer Module 4

Managing OSGi Bundles

Learn how to manage OSGi Bundles from the Gogo Shell and Felix Web Console.
 
Preview Video of Course Module | Estimated Module Time: 30 Minutes
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Back-End Developer Module 5

Working with Portlet Modules

Gain an understanding of the Java Standard Portlet and how Liferay has built upon it.
 
Preview Video of Course Module | Estimated Module Time: 1 Hour
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Back-End Developer Module 6

Build a Real-World Application

Learn how to build an application from end-to-end using various Liferay tools and frameworks along the way.
 
Preview Video of Course Module | Estimated Module Time: 4 Hours
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Manage Liferay in the Cloud with DXP Cloud

Deploying for the First Time

Learn the process you’ll use to get code from your computer into your Liferay DXP Cloud environment.
 
Deploying for the First Time | 07:56

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Milestone Checkpoint

Make sure you have:
  • Finished planning and development
    • Deployed your modules
    • Completed the theme
    • Determined the amount of modules/customizations to deploy per week
  • Finished setting up platform administration
    • Connected to your Identity Management system
    • Created all needed roles, user organizations, groups, etc.
  • Understood Jenkins reporting
  • Completed all relevant Liferay University modules
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User Acceptance Testing

1–4 Weeks | Low Intensity
Carry out specific user testing to confirm everything’s working as it should. Take note of issues that surface during testing and make preliminary plans to fix/combat them.
 
Intro to the UAT Phase | 00:39
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User Acceptance Testing Best Practices

Learn the best practices of User Acceptance Testing inspired by Liferay Consultants on the ground.
 
UAT Best Practices | 13:42

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Milestone Checkpoint

Make sure you have:
  • Succeeded in promotion from a Dev to a UAT environment in DXP Cloud
  • Passed functional requirements
  • Trained managers and content creators on how to use the platform
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Performance Management

30 Days Until Go Live | Low Intensity
Simulate a production load and test. You’ll use this phase to stress-test the platform and, if necessary, make changes to accommodate/fix points of weakness.
 
Intro to the Performance Management Phase | 00:36
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Performance Tuning Best Practices

Learn the best practices of Performance Tuning inspired by Liferay Consultants on the ground.
 
Performance Tuning Best Practices  |  07:35

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Milestone Checkpoint

Make sure you have:
  • Executed the final process of moving to production
  • Reviewed and adjusted performance according to planned KPIs
  • Ensured the site is running at optimal performance according to planned KPIs
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Congratulations!
You've finished the Implementation Stage.
Your CSM will reach out to you within the next 24–48 hours to schedule a debrief meeting. By completing this stage, you have:
  • Finished planning and development
  • Finished setting up platform administration
  • Understood Jenkins reporting
  • Completed all relevant Liferay University modules
  • Succeeded in promotion from a Dev to a UAT environment in DXP Cloud
  • Passed functional requirements
  • Trained managers and content creators on how to use the platform
  • Executed the final process of moving to production
  • Reviewed and adjust performance according to planned KPIs
  • Ensured the site is running at optimal performance according to planned KPIs
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