This chapter helps you to understand Liferay’s script engine and covers the following topics:
Accessing Liferay’s service layer from a script
Running scripts from the script console
Using the script engine with workflow
Leveraging custom Java tools in the script engine
The most common thing you’ll want to do is access Liferay’s services. If you have any familiarity with Liferay’s developer tools and API, this will be a snap for you. To access Liferay’s scripting console, navigate to the Control Panel, click on Server Administration under the Configuration heading, then open the Script tab.