Date Added: Jan 2004
This paper focuses on the design approaches for portal solutions. It tries to cover some of the differences between traditional Web applications and portal solutions from a design standpoint. It provides guidelines on how to design portlet applications in WebSphere Portal V5 using different types of frameworks, and discuss best practices for portlet development. It also includes information concerning performance, both in regard to portlet design and development, and also in regard to response time tracing within a portal solution.