Liferay Workspace comes with a slew of plugins like these:
Bundled plugins are updated with each release of workspace. Suppose you need a new feature in the Source Formatter plugin, but the latest workspace version has not yet been updated to include it. You can upgrade it yourself!
To upgrade one of workspace’s bundled plugins, follow these steps:
Find the bundle symbolic name (BSN) for the plugin you want to update. You can find this value in the
portal-tools.propertiesfile. For example, the Source Formatter’s BSN is
Open your workspace’s
build.gradlefile and copy the plugin’s BSN followed by
.versionand set the desired plugin version you want to use. For example,
If you’re most interested in the latest and greatest plugins, you can set the above property to
latest.releaseto always use the latest available version. This could, however, cause your workspace to become unstable.
That’s it! You’re no longer tied to particular plugin versions provided by your workspace.