Getting started with JBoss Portlet Bridge
JBoss Portlet Bridge not only gives you the ability to run JSF web applications in a portlet, but also gives you
the benefit of running supported JBoss frameworks like Seam and RichFaces.
Bridge Frameworks and Extensions
The JBoss Portlet Bridge currently supports JBoss Portal, JSF 1.2, JBoss Seam, and JBoss Richfaces. There are
configurations that apply to supporting each framework. See section x for configuration instructions.
The bridge also supports extensions that enhance or bring together features of JBoss Portal, Seam, and Richfaces.
For example, the PortalIdentity seam component allows you to drop the jar in your classpath and you instantly have
SSO between Seam and Portal. This extension can also be configured with additional attributes in you Seam application's
An updated list of extensions can be located on the
The JBPB project utilizes
which allow you get up and running with different flavors of the bridge quickly.
Before you start
Current version and compatibilty information can be easily located on the
JBPB wiki. Ensure you are using compatible
versions of all integrated frameworks before you begin.
mvn archetype:create -DarchetypeGroupId=org.jboss.portletbridge.archetypes -DarchetypeArtifactId=richfaces-basic
-DarchetypeVersion=1.0.0-SNAPSHOT -DgroupId=org.whatever.project -DartifactId=myprojectname