Often when people move towards any open source solution, set against the "traditional" Proprietary solution , people are bogged down by into a territory of unknown. Question's such as "What is this?", "Where should I start?", "Why is it so complex", "Where is the documentation", "What's the typical scenario when I would use this" often haunts them. And these doubts, frustration, questions escalate when you are using an open source technology!!!
Liferay is world's leading open source platform and solution when it comes to Java Portals. There are lots of features available but for any neophyte the question is always "Where should I start?"
Rest assured, Liferay Beginner's Guide is here for the rescue. Using simple Do it Yourself Exercises, you would build your own Next Big Neighborhood portal from scratch, while learning important concepts about Liferay on the go. There are step by step instructions from starting up Liferay, to creating users, communities, organizations, pages to make the best use of collaboration, document management, site management and many more. You would be surprised how quickly you get acquainted with this magnificent technology.
You can download sample chapter from here.