You can configure your project to use an Apache Ant script to build automatically, rather than with the default Java Builder in Rational Application Developer (RAD). This is valuable when you need a more sophisticated build process, but you still want the efficiency and convenience of an automatic build in the IDE. It’s alo useful if you simply need […]

Content Manager with a custom rendering plugin that integrates theApache Velocity Engine. This enables users to use Velocity templates within WCM content, which can give them JSP-like capabilities without the need for server-side deployments. In Part 1, we created a custom rendering plugin. We also brought the Apache Velocity template technology into the project and gave […]

In this multi-part series, you will learn how to make your developers and advanced content authors happy by extending IBM Web Content Manager (WCM) with a custom rendering plugin that integrates the Apache Velocity Engine. Your users will then be able to use Velocity templates within WCM content, which can give them JSP-like capabilities without the […]

As the new year approaches, I’ve been thinking about my mom. She was about my age when she died and she often said to me that if you don’t have your health, nothing else is worth having. Chronically depressed, obese, on a daily regimen of both pharmaceutical and narcotic drugs – I figure she knew […]

When configuring WebSphere Portal to use the federated repository for non-prod environments, you have the option to leave the wasadmin and wpsadmin users in the defaultWIMFileBasedRealm. With this configuration, you should be able to login to the deployment manager and WebSphere Portal even if your federated user repository is down. I learned today, however, that […]