Portal server technology

C. Wege
2002 IEEE Internet Computing  
T o provide a consistent experience for customers, most Web site developers must integrate existing content with new content, server-side applications, and Web-based services. Increasingly, even basic sites are becoming more like traditional portals -a single, integrated point of access to information, applications, and people. Portals integrate diverse interaction channels at a central point, providing a comprehensive context and an aggregated view across all information. Portals are largely
more » ... sed on existing Web application technology, such as Web servers and Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition (J2EE). Here, I offer an overview of portal types and services, followed by a more detailed examination of portal-specific components and architectures. Overview: Portal Usage and Services Portals vary according to the users they serve and the services they offer. Would you like to write for Spotlight? Spotlight focuses on emerging technologies and new aspects of existing technologies. Previous tutorials have featured RDF, XML, SVG, extreme programming, Web services, and other topics that affect developers of advanced Web-based applications. To propose a topic, please send an abstract to department editor Frank Maurer at maurer@cpsc.ucalgary.ca.
doi:10.1109/mic.2002.1003134 fatcat:hqqumpht4bh7zodsk3pdchqmcq