Implementing uPortal 4

A session at Open Apereo 2013 Conference (Jasig & Sakai)

Sunday 2nd June, 2013

8:30am to 12:00pm (PST)

In this workshop, we will take a deeper, hands-on look at the latest uPortal 4 release. The target audience is anyone who may be looking to adopt uPortal for the first time, or anyone planning to migrate from an earlier version of uPortal. We will review the most important concepts, patterns, and suggestions relevant to the task.

You will learn about:

  • Building, configuration, & installation
  • Skinning & branding
  • Authentication
  • User attributes
  • Groups & permissions
  • Layout management
  • Portal administration
  • Data migration tools
  • Deploying & configuring portlets

Special emphasis will be given to newer, less well-known (and less well-documented) topics.

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Drew Wills

Software Architect

Drew is a Software Architect and the Lead Engineer for uPortal Cooperative Support at Unicon: a leading provider of IT services for Education, specializing in open source. He is a passionate advocate for open source, and a long-standing contributor on several Apereo (formerly Jasig) projects including uPortal, SSP, PersonDirectory, ResourceServer, and most Jasig portlets. Within Apereo, Drew currently serves on the uPortal Steering Committee, the 2013 Conference Planning Committee, and as the Lead Engineer for the Email Preview and Notifications portlets. Drew is an experienced workshop leader and a frequent presenter at conferences.

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  • Andrew Wills
  • Eric Goldman
  • Martin Morrey
  • Paul Johnson

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  • Ludovic Auxepaules

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Time 8:30am12:00pm PST

Date Sun 2nd June 2013


Opal, The Westin San Diego

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