Portofino 4 is the next generation of the open source web framework Portofino. Its purpose is to help developers create outstanding enterprise applications by addressing three specific needs:
- Portofino gives results quickly (using the wizard you can create a webapp in 30 seconds!) and allows developers to stay productive at all stages in a project.
- Portofino is packed with features for common enterprise requirements that end users will love.
- Portofino's architecture is well layered, flexible, secure and simple to understand.
A quick glance at the features:
creation of a complete web application starting from an existing database, automatically using the wizard
powerful, multi-level CRUD pages
CMS features to create pages of various types, including rich text (html), chart and calendar
broad possibility for page customization using Groovy, which allows on-the-fly changes that are immediately visible without long redeploys
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, ... data source
and much more!