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Extended existing information about the ext plugin and added information about alternatives for deployment to production.
Overall review of the style by Rich Sezov.
Overall review of the guide and rewrite of some sections by Jorge Ferrer.
Rewrite of the introduction to make it more welcoming to new developers.
New section: "Understanding the two phases of portlets: action and render"
Extended information of the chapter about "Ext Plugins" by Tomas Polesovsky. New section on JSR-286 security by Tomas Polesovsky.
New chapter about the Asset Framework and quick introduction to other Liferay frameworks.
New chapter about Liferay IDE
New chapter for Conclusions with information about how to learn more after reading this guide.
New chapter with links to reference documentation.
Minor improvements and fixes based on the comments by community members David H Nebinger and Deb Troxel.
Extracted out Liferay IDE into its own chapter and expand it with more information.
Update information to Liferay IDE v1.2.2
The Service Builder section has been moved within the chapter about API's and frameworks and the chapter on tools has been removed.
Updated the Checking Permissions section to focus on permission with respect to model resources. Provided minor updates to the Security and Permissions section overall.
Added section Creating Helper Classes for Permission Checking.
Updated information for Liferay IDE v1.4.0