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From "Sgarlata Matt" <sgarlata_m...@bah.com>
Subject Re: Portals and managing UI changes
Date Thu, 18 Sep 2003 02:53:03 GMT

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From: "Ghanakota, Vishu" <GVishweshwar@firstam.com>
To: "'Struts Users Mailing List'" <struts-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2003 7:38 PM
Subject: Portals and managing UI changes


> Hi,
> I have been using Struts for a while and is working great. Now some of our
> customers are planning to integrate their sites into a portal along with
> personalization. My choice was to refactor the sites using Tiles. I also
> have to provide an admin interface to personalizable items. I have a plan
> for the database level/application level changes to support these items,
but
> I can't arrive at a design that would work without problems on UI side.
Some
> of the issues are:
> 1. Changing the structure of pages our UI designer is used to and replace
> with tags his WYSIWUG editor can't render (this may be just an editor
issue)

In Struts in Action, by Ted Husted and others, the authors mention this
difficulty.  You may want to consider using Velocity templates instead of
JSP pages because Velocity will play much nicer with most WYSIWYG editors.

> 2. As the no. of personalizable points increase, it makes the above
problem
> worse and I quickly approach the complexity of having different sites for
> each customer and update all the sites.
>
> Are there any better ways to approach this?
>
> thanks,
> Vishu
>
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