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From "Bryan Cantwell" <bryan.cantw...@dataforceone.com>
Subject Re: JSP Stand-alone portlet help
Date Fri, 06 Jan 2006 19:39:00 GMT
PERFECT, that is just the hand holding I needed thx all for the help...

Bryancan
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Aaron Evans" <aaronmevans@yahoo.ca>
To: <jetspeed-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, January 06, 2006 11:48 AM
Subject: Re: JSP Stand-alone portlet help


> Scott T Weaver <scotts-jetspeed-list <at> binary-designs.net> writes:
>
> >
> > Well you can't just point to a jsp.  You need to write at least one
portlet
> > then have it include the relevant jsp using
> > PortletRequestDispatcher.include().  Direct rendering of jsp pages is
not
> > supported in the portlet spec as it is in the servlet spec.
> >
> > -Scott
> >
>
> Scott is quite right.  Let's be clear here: You have stand-alone JSPs, not
> stand-alone JSP portlets. No modern containers even support deploying just
> JSPs to a doc root anyway, they always must be part of a web-application.
>
> What you need to do is add them to a web-application that is also a
portlet
> application as per the tutorial.
>
> Here is a very simple portlet that you can re-use for all your JSPs:
>
> ********** CODE BEGIN ***********
>
> package com.mycompany.portlet;
>
> import java.io.IOException;
>
> import javax.portlet.GenericPortlet;
> import javax.portlet.PortletConfig;
> import javax.portlet.PortletContext;
> import javax.portlet.PortletException;
> import javax.portlet.PortletRequestDispatcher;
> import javax.portlet.RenderRequest;
> import javax.portlet.RenderResponse;
>
> public class SimpleContentPortlet extends GenericPortlet
> {
> private String viewPage="view.jsp";
>
> public void init(PortletConfig config) throws PortletException
>     {
>         if(config.getInitParameter("ViewPage")!=null)
>         {
>         this.viewPage = config.getInitParameter("ViewPage");
>         }
>
>         super.init(config);
>     }
>
> public void doView(RenderRequest request, RenderResponse response)
> throws PortletException, IOException
>     {
> PortletContext context = getPortletContext();
>
> PortletRequestDispatcher rd =
> context.getRequestDispatcher(this.viewPage);
>         rd.include(request, response);
>     }
> }
>
> ********** CODE END ***********
>
>
> By default, this will attempt to include a jsp named view.jsp in the
> root of your web-app.
>
> So, in your portlet.xml, use an init param to specify a 'ViewPage' param
and
> set it to the relative path of one of your JSPs (relative that is to the
root
> of your web app directory).
>
> Note that only view is supported here, but doing the same thing for
> edit and help is trivial.
>
> So, for each of your JSPs, add a distinct portlet definition in your
> portlet.xml with a distinct name.  For the portlet class, you would use
> com.mycompany.portlet.SimpleContentPortlet.
>
>
> Then just add to PSML as described above.
>
>
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