Adding asset functionallity to Calendar Events
Company Blogs February 10, 2010 By Juan Fernández Staff
Liferay's objects are being encapsulated into assets (documents, web contents, blog entries are being encapsulated in the new asset concept) and it allows the portal objects to be treated in a consistent way.
There are several portlets that are designed to work with this kind of objects and you may be interested in doing this with your custom objects.
I have been working with the Calendar Events to add this functionallity for Liferay 6.0, and this blog entry is the result of that experience. This will allow us to tag and categorize calendar events, so that we can search them much easier, create them not only from the calendar but from the asset publisher and track the creation from several places.
If you have created a custom object (for example "school_teacher") and you want to convert it into an asset, these are the steps to follow: