This chapter helps you further understand about the foundations of a portal system via the following topics:
Introduction to GateIn Kernel that provides configuration, lifecycle handling, component scopes, and some core services.
Introduction to the
configuration.xml configuration files for creating services.
Information about the configuration syntax of services, including components, external plugins, Includes , special URLs and Special variables.
Introduction to the InitParams configuration object that is essentially a map of key-value pairs.
Information about the configuration attributes of a portal container.
Introduction to the GateIn extension mechanism and how to create a portal extension.
Knowledge of how to make a portal application correctly function when deployed in multiple portals.