Friday, January 18, 2008

Which one do you prefer; Liferay or JBoss Portal?

The book "JBoss in Action" has 2 chapters dedicated to JBoss Portal.The book covers JBoss Portal 2.6.1 running in JBoss Application Server 4.2.1. I haven't yet downloaded and tried this version.

But, I had tried Liferay 4.0 and JBoss 2.4 in early 2007 at work. We found Liferay more user friendly than JBoss; especially while using the Management Portlet. We finally scraped the idea of using Portals since there was indeed a huge learning curve.

Both of these complies with JSR 168.

With several releases from both these vendors, I am curious to know which one you would prefer.

Liferay or JBoss, which one are you using?

Thanks to all those who commenetd. The links you added(and the ones I added) were not displayed properly. So, I have added them here as well for your convenience.
1. InfoWorld - Comparision of Liferay and JBoss portal
2. JBoss Portal Presentation
3. Creating new Themes in Liferay

5 comments:

  1. We are using Liferay. It has hundreds of free portlets. The support and forums are also a wonderful place to quickly find out many things.

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  2. Hi Meera,
    Here is an article which compares Liferay and JBoss Portal. It compares older versions than available right now, but it does give a pretty good picture.
    Check it out.
    http://www.infoworld.com/article/06/05/05/77788_19TCportals_1.html

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  3. Thanks. After researching a little more, I did find a presentation online by Roy Russ, JBoss Portal Co-Founder & Developer here.
    It is a tough choice which one to choose.
    http://www.javalobby.org/eps/jboss-portal/

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  4. And here is another article which shows how to create a new Theme in Liferay.

    http://www.javalobby.org/articles/liferay/

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  5. I am looking for such type of informative news and i get through this blog so i am very much thankful to you for sharing such a great information.
    - liferay portlet

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