This page provides a log of how I setup a Liferay development environment using Ubuntu and VMWare Fusion. The idea is to be able to develop for Liferay CE and Liferay DXP although only the CE portion is fully setup so far, with the DXP portion standing by for potential completion in the case of a customer project. I like to snapshot my VMs frequently so that I can roll back at any point, so you will see indicators everywhere that I’ve taken a snapshot.

This also includes an acid-test, which is itself a mini-tutorial on how to create a RESTful web service endpoint in Liferay.

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