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Liferay IntelliJ 1.6.0 plugin has been made available. Head over to this page for downloading. Release Highlights: Remove requirement for index . source when creating a  modules ext project Update xml schemas and portlet 3.0 specification Add validation for project template in ...

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Have you ever wondered what the options are, and where they are documented, when you look at the gazillion of configuration options in Liferay's Control Panel? Were you worried that a new team member would have a hard time exploring, or making sense of, all of the features that are readily available in Liferay (7.2 CE and DXP)? Well, worry no more: Yours Truly published a new...

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The new release of Liferay Project SDK and Studio Installers 3.7.0 ga1 has been made available. This new package support for eclipse Photon or greater.   Download:  Customer downloads: For customers, they can download all of them on the customer studio download page. Community downloads: ...

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For everyone who is looking for working examples of portlets on liferay 7.2 which leverage the power of Angular 8 and Spring boot, I have started a new project on github. For now there is only one basic CRUD example which demonstrates the Spring boot 2 / Angular 8 / liferay integration. https://github.com/kkaravitis/angular-spring-boot-portlets

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In the first part we basically set everything up. We created a Gatsby site and a few web content articles in Liferay. In this part we will create the Gatsby source plugin for Liferay and use the headless API to pull in our articles. Upfront, a lot of the steps I outline below for creating the plugin I got from the Gatsby site. Therefore, I will leave out some explanations...

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A few weeks ago, I had a need for a simple static site to host some documentation for internal customers at my work.  What I needed for the site was basically a Home page and a series of documentation pages very similar to what Liferay uses for Clay UI. I thought about using Liferay and the Knowledge Base to achieve this, but for a few reasons I did not have an existing instance...

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Liferay gives us the possibility to add Oauth (OpenId connect) authentication out of the box. It’s also possible to give access to third-party applications via Oauth authentication. But what if you don’t want your user to log in to your portal with Oauth but still give them the possibility to enhance their experience by connecting your portal to some third party service authenticated...

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Office 365 is becoming the attention centre of many companies those days. Integration of Office 365 in their portal become needed to add features like registering to an event in your Calendar, creating a contact directory from Azure AD or showing a message from a specific Teams. The Microsoft documentation explains well how to use the Microsoft Graph API with many technologies, but...

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Recently when I was working on my custom Headless API blog series, I ran into a bit of trouble with my Service Builder-based persistence tier. My SB code was done and working, and I was adding methods to my CLI tool to test all of the Headless methods. I had the list working, I could add, update and patch Vitamins, and I just finished the delete method testing and I was on cloud...

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Introduction I've recently started working on a React SPA to take advantage of the Liferay Headless APIs. I was working through all of my implementation details and was finally ready to start making API calls, but I needed to figure out how to handle authenticated requests. I reached the following point in the documentation,...

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It's been about ten years now,  so if that isn't a sign of dedication to a product, then I don't know what is. Last year at DevCON in Amsterdam I shared the first part of my story, The Journey of a Liferay Developer: The Search for Answers -- how I discovered the platform, the challenges I faced learning it, and the road I walked to get to where I am today (or rather...

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This post assumes that you are at least familiar with Webpack. If not, you might find this post helpful. It explains first why we stopped developing portlets and use a javascript frontend + rest services approach. It doesn’t cover the rest backend at all. Then it explains why we use Webpack as a task runner and compare it a bit to the Liferay NPM Bundler. A little and simple demo...

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If you’ve spent time rummaging around Liferay’s search and indexing documentation provided here, you’ll find a lot of details about document contributors, index writers, search registrars, etc. The part that might be missing is what all of these things actually do, why they are important, and why you actually want to go down the road of supporting indexing and search for your custom...

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Introduction Welcome back to my series on using Liferay's REST Builder tool to generate your own Headless APIs! In part 1 of the series, we created a new project and modules, and we started to create the OpenAPI Yaml file defining our headless services by specifying the Reusable Components section. In part 2 of the series, we completed the OpenAPI Yaml file by adding in...

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Just a quick post today... So I've been using the Target Platform like all the time now. I don't want to have to worry about versions, especially those Liferay modules that change version numbers on every fix pack... However, I've found that sometimes the version numbers just aren't there. But often I only find this out after I've stripped out the version and tried a build. My...

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Introduction In part 1 of this series, we started a project to leverage Liferay's new REST Builder tool for generating Headless APIs. We defined the Reusable Components section, the section where we define our request and response objects, namely the Vitamin component and a copy of Liferay's Creator component. In part 2 of the series, we finished the OpenAPI Yaml file by defining...

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Introduction In part 1 of this series, we started a project to build our own custom Headless APIs using Liferay's REST Builder tool. The project was started, four modules were created and I presented the Meta and Reusable Components sections from my OpenAPI Yaml file. We're going to pick up where we left off and finish presenting the Paths (endpoints) section and then start...

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Introduction So recently I have been working with Liferay's new Headless APIs... I have a nice React-based SPA leveraging the new headless-delivery and headless-user-admin modules. I'm going to release everything eventually, but some parts just aren't ready yet. The first part is ready, though: using the new REST Builder tool to create your own Headless APIs. I know what...

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Hello, in this blog article i will share with you how to use clustering with Liferay Community Edition 7.2, show the differents used discovery modes (Mutlicast and Unicast), and how to configure them especially for Unicast (TCPing, JDBCPing, S3Ping) You find below the list of modules that make Liferay Clustering work  : com.liferay.portal.scheduler.multiple.jar ...

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Recently I was one of many trying to help a coworker figure out why a Liferay OOTB feature was failing... We had odd stack traces, null object references when OSGi never should have allowed a null to begin with, and nothing we tried would fix the problem. Eventually we found that, for some reason, two different versions of a Liferay bundle had been deployed into the environment....

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