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Write and Deploy Portlets to Apache Geronimo with Apache Pluto

Jun 20, 2007, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Apache Geronimo is the new kid on the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) server block (version 1.0 was released in January 2006). It's a powerful combination of several other projects, including OpenEJB, Axis, Jetty, Tomcat, ActiveMQ, and ServiceMix. Geronimo is making headlines these days, because it's a different kind of Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)-certified server. It's built from the ground up using a dependency injection container. Geronimo also provides fine-grained control over class loaders, allowing you to specify parent-child relationships instead of just dropping all your classes inside a shared lib directory and hoping for the best.

"Apache Pluto is the reference implementation for the Portlet specification. It isn't a full-fledged portal server itself..."

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