The chapter explains how a developer can create various Escenic Community Expansion (VCE) components. Note that, most of the functions related to user activity is implemented using the Struts 1.x framework. Thus, some knowledge of the Struts framework is required to work with VCE.

Furthermore, before using this cookbook, make sure that you have configured the publication to use the modules. You can find details on publication configuration in Configuring the VCE Publication