Portofino in a glance creation of a web application starting from existing databases powerful, multi-level CRUD pages CMS features (menu, wysiwyg html editor, portlet) page customization using Groovy, which allows on-the-fly changes native support for incremental management of the database schema using Liquibase use of well-known and well-tested technologies such as Hibernate, Stripes, EhCache, Quartz, etc. native permission handling with Apache Shiro and user management that can be easily integrated with any SQL, LDAP/Active Directory, OpenID, ... and much more!
Who is using Portofino 1,001 Downloads in 2013 (as of 28/2/2013) from 84 countries around the world Used in Public Administration: Regione Emilia Romagna, Regione Liguria, Datasiel, Prefettura di Savona IIT, Università degli studi di Genova Companies: Selex-Elsag, QSA, Celeweb, NIS, Nacon, Softeco, Iso Sistemi
How to start a project Download it! http://sourceforge.net/projects/portofino unzip launch tomcat use your browser (http://localhost:8080) and a text editor to write your apps ...or use an IDE (NetBeans, Eclipse, IntelliJ) to write or debug apps
DataBase Driven applications Do you have an existing DB? use the wizard and let Portofino create pages for you Are you building your DB from scratch? use liquibase for DB versioning ...or use your favorite DB client and sync Portofino with the DB
Authorization and Permissions We use Apache Shiro to manage authorizations and permissions, customize you authorization policy in the security.groovy file (authorize a user, associate him to a group), set the access level for each page to groups, set what operations a user can do, the rules you set for a page can be applied to all the pages underneath.
Notes on customizations Each page has an associated groovy script, Portofino gives some hooks (e.g. to customize validation, to redirect to different pages, ...) Write your code in app/groovy and you can use it in all your actions