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Getting Started with Building Liferay from Source

May 18, 2017 By Minhchau Dang Staff

When a new intern onboards in the LAX office, their first step is to build Liferay from source. As a side-effect of that, usually the person that handles the intern onboarding will see that the reported ant all time is in hours rather than in minutes, and then start asking...

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ServiceBuilder and Upgrade Processes

May 17, 2017 By David H Nebinger

Introduction Today I ran into someone having issues with ServiceBuilder and the creation of UpgradeProcess implementations. The doco is a little bit confusing, so I thought I'd do a quick blog post sharing how the pieces fit... Normal UpgradeProcess Implementations As a...

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Liferay DXP lifecycle events: chaos vs. order

May 14, 2017 By Jan Eerdekens

Historically there have been a number of extension points in Liferay that enable developers to hook into portal events and add their own custom/additional behaviour. In Liferay DXP this is still the case and the list below shows when certain events are fired and in which...

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Tutorial of Using Promise Object in SOY Portlet to Access Liferay's web service.

May 12, 2017 By Neil Jin Staff

In this tutorial, I am going to talk about how to utilize promise object to access web service in Liferay DXP. Before we get into more detail, please take a note that the version Liferay I am using is Liferay DXP DE-15, since there's big soy development experience...

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Liferay IDE 3.1 Milestone 3 Released

May 8, 2017 By Yanan Yuan Staff

Hello all,

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Increasing Capacity and Decreasing Response Times Using a Tool You're Probably Not Familiar With

May 7, 2017 By David H Nebinger

Introduction When it comes to Liferay performance tuning, there is one golden rule: The more you offload from the application server, the better your performance will be. This applies to all aspects of Liferay. Using Solr/Elastic is always better than using the embedded...

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Revisiting SSL Termination at Apache HTTPd

May 5, 2017 By David H Nebinger

So I have a blog I created a long time ago dealing w/ Liferay and SSL. The foundation of that blog post was my Fronting Liferay Tomcat with Apache HTTPd post and added terminating SSL at HTTPd and configuring the Liferay instance running under Tomcat to use HTTPS for all of...

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Tomcat+HikariCP

May 3, 2017 By David H Nebinger

In case you aren't aware, Liferay 7 CE and Liferay DXP default to using Hikari CP for the connection pools. Why? Well here's a pretty good reason: Hikari just kicks the pants of any other connection pool implementation. So Liferay is using

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A New Way To Learn WeDeploy

April 18, 2017 By Jonathan Lundy Staff

From the very beginning, we knew that great documentation was crucial to successfully sharing WeDeploy with the world. Since then, we have been exploring new ways to take the WeDeploy learning experience to the next level, which is why we are excited to announce a brand new...

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Debugging Liferay 7.0: Generate modules classpath in Eclipse using generate_modules_classpath.sh

April 12, 2017 By Jorge Díaz Staff

Importing in eclipse all java classes from osgi modules Up to Liferay 6.2, when you opened Liferay project in eclipse, you had all classes imported in project classpath, so you was able to debug Liferay code and execute classes and method searchs. Since Liferay 7.0, there is a...

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