My name is Steve Swinsburg and I'm a Software Engineer at the Australian National University. Normally I work on Sakai, and you can see my full profile here but recently I've been developing for uPortal.
I'll document my endeavours here.
Basic LTI Portlet - Render any Basic LTI enabled application inside uPortal
Sakai connector portlet - Render Sakai tools inside uPortal
Simple RSS portlet: - A simple portlet to render an RSS/Atom feed
Twitter portlet - Send and receive your followers tweets