Pluto 2.0 utilizes Maven 2 as it's project management and build
automation tool. Pluto follows maven's best practices and is organized
into modules or subprojects.
- Pluto Container:
The Pluto Container is the core compontent of the Apache Pluto
project. All other modules either support the development. The
Pluto Container is the reference implementation of the Portlet
- Pluto Tags:
The Java Portlet Tag Library implementation which is provided
with the container.
- Pluto Portal Driver:
A driver library for the Pluto Portlet Container. Provides service
implementations and utilities for implementing a portal which
utilizes the container.
- Pluto Portal:
The user interface components (web application) of the Pluto
Portal. The pluto portal is a simple portal application which
embeds the portal. The portal is not meant to be a full enterprise
portal, but instead is meant to be an example of how to embed the
container and a lightweight environment for developing and testing
- Pluto Testsuite:
A test portlet which can be used to exercise and test any portlet
Libraries and Supporting Subprojects
- Pluto Descriptor API:
A domain model which represents the deployment descriptors read
by the portlet container. Contains service interfaces for reading
and writing portlet.xml and web.xml.
- Pluto Descriptor Impl:
The default implementation of the Pluto Descriptor API Subproject.
The default implementation utilzes castor for reading and writing
portlet and web application descriptors.
Utilities and Tools (for working with the Pluto Portal)
- Pluto Util:
Utilities for working with the Pluto Portal. Includes libraries
for installing pluto, assembling portlet applications for
deployment in pluto, deploying to pluto, and publishing portlets
- Maven Plugin:
Provides Maven goals for utilizing the Pluto utilities. Install
the portal within a servlet container, assemble portlets, deploy
portlets, and publish portlets to th Pluto Portal.
- Ant Tasks:
Ant tasks which allow developers to utilize the Pluto utilities
within ant. Currently supports assembling wars for deployment