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Thinking Outside of the Box: Resources Importer

March 28, 2018 By David H Nebinger

Introduction On a project recently I had a Theme war and, like those themes you can download from the MarketPlace, I also had pages, contents and documents imported by the Resources Importer (RI) as a site template. Which is pretty cool, on its own, so I could deploy the theme...

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Liferay Portal 7.0 CE GA6 Release

March 26, 2018 By Jamie Sammons Staff

I'm pleased to announce the immediate availability of: Liferay Portal 7.0 CE GA6! Download Now! What’s New ...

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Choosing OSGi Versions During Development

March 23, 2018 By David H Nebinger

This one is for my good friend Milen... Sometimes he frustrates me, but he always forces me to think... Introduction So if you've done any Liferay 7.x CE or DXP development, you may have encountered something similar to the following in your build.gradle: dependencies {...

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Radio Liferay Episode 60: Performance and Permissions with Preston Crary

March 20, 2018 By Olaf Kock Staff

An episode on the "Per" things: Performance and Permissions. I spoke to Preston Crary, who amazingly was not mad at me for losing an earlier recording.

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Join the community to translate Liferay Portal 7.1 into your language!

March 13, 2018 By David Gómez Staff

Everyone wants to see Liferay Portal in their native language, and version 7.1 will support up to 45 different languages. On the road to the release of Liferay 7.1 we are launching the Community Translation Team to drive the translation process. Read this post to find out why...

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Fronting Liferay Tomcat with Apache HTTPd daemon Revisted

March 6, 2018 By David H Nebinger

Introduction So originally I presented the blog post, Fronting Liferay Tomcat with Apache HTTPd daemon, but this post featured my partiality for using mod_jk to connect HTTPd and Tomcat. Personally I think it is much easier to do the JkMount and JkUnmount mappings to point to...

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OSGi Version Details

March 6, 2018 By David H Nebinger

A good friend of mine, Minhchau Dang, pointed out to me that I have frequently used OSGi version ranges in my blogs. I explained that I was concerned that I didn't want to bind to a specific version, I often wanted my code to work over a range of versions so I wouldn't have to...

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Liferay 7.1 Community Beta Program

March 5, 2018 By Jamie Sammons Staff

Welcome to the Liferay 7.1 Community Beta Program! During the Liferay 7.0 development cycle we launched the Community Expedition program. With over 600 participants this was one of our largest and most successful community programs to...

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How to Upgrade to Liferay 7.0+

February 23, 2018 By David H Nebinger

So the question comes up how to do Liferay upgrades. I'm not talking here about the technical details of how you upgrade one particular plugin to another type of plugin, what kinds of API changes have to be made, etc. Instead, I'm thinking more about the general process of how...

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Deploying Liferay 7.0 on to Tomcat 8.5

February 23, 2018 By Jonas Choi Staff

Tomcat 8.5 is an in-between version of Apache Tomcat 8.0 and 9.0. According to the Apache site, it contains some features in 9.0 that have been backported to 8.0. This version of Tomcat is currently in the "Supported" matrix of the Liferay DXP Compatibility Matrix, and of...

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