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3  *
4  * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
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16
17 package org.apache.jetspeed.services.portaltoolkit;
18
19 //jetspeed stuff
20
import org.apache.jetspeed.portal.PortletSet;
21 import org.apache.jetspeed.portal.PortletSkin;
22 import org.apache.jetspeed.portal.PortletControl;
23 import org.apache.jetspeed.portal.PortletController;
24 import org.apache.jetspeed.om.profile.Control;
25 import org.apache.jetspeed.om.profile.Controller;
26 import org.apache.jetspeed.om.profile.Portlets;
27 import org.apache.jetspeed.om.profile.Skin;
28 import org.apache.turbine.services.Service;
29 import org.apache.jetspeed.om.SecurityReference;
30 import org.apache.jetspeed.om.profile.Profile;
31
32 /**
33  * This service is a Factory for creating new Portal objects from
34  * named Registry entries or PSML configuration entries.
35  * It handles all the portal specific objects except Portlet which are
36  * handled by a separate PortletFactory service
37  *
38  * @author <a HREF="mailto:raphael@apache.org">RaphaŽl Luta</a>
39  * @version $Id: PortalToolkitService.java,v 1.5 2004/02/23 03:34:14 jford Exp $
40  */

41 public interface PortalToolkitService extends Service
42 {
43
44     /** The default control to use when none is specified */
45     public String JavaDoc SERVICE_NAME = "PortalToolkit";
46             
47     /**
48      * Instanciates a PortletControl based on a Registry entry, if available
49      * or directly from a classname.
50      *
51      * @param name a PortletControl name available in the registry or a classname
52      * @return the created PortletControl
53      */

54     public PortletControl getControl( String JavaDoc name );
55
56     /**
57      * Instanciates a PortletControl based on a PSML Control object
58      *
59      * @param control the PSML control object
60      * @return the created PortletControl
61      */

62     public PortletControl getControl( Control control );
63
64     /**
65      * Instanciates a PortletController based on a Registry entry, if available
66      * or directly from a classname.
67      *
68      * @param name a PortletController name available in the registry or a classname
69      * @return the created PortletController
70      */

71     public PortletController getController( String JavaDoc name );
72
73     /**
74      * Instanciates a PortletController based on a PSML Controller object
75      *
76      * @param control the PSML controller object
77      * @return the created PortletController
78      */

79     public PortletController getController( Controller controller );
80
81     /**
82      * Create a PortletSkin object based on a Registry entry if available
83      *
84      * @param name the skin name in the Registry
85      * @return the new PortletSkin object
86      */

87     public PortletSkin getSkin( String JavaDoc name );
88
89     /**
90      * Create a PortletSkin object based on PSML skin description
91      *
92      * @param skin the PSML Skin object
93      * @return the new PortletSkin object
94      */

95     public PortletSkin getSkin( Skin skin );
96
97     /**
98      * Creates a PortletSet from a PSML portlets description
99      *
100      * @param portlets the PSML portlet set description
101      * @return a new instance of PortletSet
102      */

103     public PortletSet getSet( Portlets portlets );
104
105
106     /**
107      * Given a locator String path, returns a Portlets collecton
108      *
109      * @param locatorPath ProfileLocator resource path identifier
110      * @return a portlets collection from the PSML resource
111      */

112     public Portlets getReference(String JavaDoc locatorPath);
113
114     /**
115      * Gets default security ref based on the profile type (user|role|group). Returns
116      * null if no default is defined.
117      *
118      * @param profile
119      * @return default security reference
120      */

121     public SecurityReference getDefaultSecurityRef(Profile profile);
122
123     /**
124      * Gets default security ref based on the profile type (user|role|group). Returns
125      * null if no default is defined.
126      *
127      * @param type of entity to return default security ref for
128      * @return default security reference
129      */

130     public SecurityReference getDefaultSecurityRef(String JavaDoc type);
131
132 }
133
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