GateIn Cookbook Front Cover

GateIn Cookbook

  • Length: 392 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2012-11-07
  • ISBN-10: 1849518629
  • ISBN-13: 9781849518628
  • Sales Rank: #8094256 (See Top 100 Books)

Over 60 recipes for building portals with GateIn including user security, gadgets, and applications with frameworks


  • All you need to develop and manage a GateIn portal and all available portlets.
  • Thorough detail on the internal architecture needed to use the components.
  • Manage portal resources on a command line; choose the authentication system, configure users and groups and migrate portlets from other portals.

In Detail

Enterprise Content Management is an increasingly important need for enterprises and organizations. GateIn will provide the solution to effectively manage documents and resources. GateIn is a complete open source ECM portal for companies’ needs.

The “GateIn Cookbook” provides the solution whether you’re planning to develop a new GateIn portal, migrate a portal, or only need to answer a specific query, these recipes are perfect for any situation. It is filled with bite size recipes for quick and easy problem resolution. Beginning to end it will guide you through the process of configuring and securing a portal, managing content and resources, and developing portlets for it.

Beginning with installation and configuration, the book swiftly moves on to discussing content, users, and security. The second half covers all the aspects of developing on a portal such as portlets, gadgets, migration, and integration

The goal of the book is to show GateIn as a portlet container and ECM system piece by piece. Starting with simple recipes, you will see all details analyzed with code examples and images, you will then progress to advanced recipes.

The “GateIn Cookbook” will help you with a quick approach to writing portal windows.

What will you learn from this book

  • Learn the installation and configuration of GateIn with various application servers
  • Manage the contents, themes, navigation, pages and all documents on the portal through the UI or XML files
  • Integrate your existing user management, such as LDAP, into the portal for authentication and authorization
  • Discover how the localization of portlets works in GateIn
  • Pass events and messages between portlets in the portal, irrespective of how they are deployed
  • Modify page names and portal structure through the Management Component command line
  • Integrate and manage the Google gadgets in your portal


The cookbook style is a series of practical recipes which represent solutions to problems and popular activities in a concise but detailed manner.

Who this book is written for

Portal Developers will need an introductory understanding of portals and portlets, and how they work together to create pages of cohesive content as ECMs, to make the most of this book. Some Java experience is assumed.

To access the link, solve the captcha.