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Ed Burns

Ed Burns is a Consulting Member of the Technical Staff at Oracle America, Inc. and has worked on a wide variety of client and server side web technologies since 1994, including NCSA Mosaic, Mozilla, the Sun Java Plugin, Jakarta Tomcat and, most recently JavaServer Faces. Ed is currently the spec lead for JavaServer Faces, a topic on which Ed recently co-authored a book for McGraw Hill. Ed is an experienced international conference speaker, with consistently high attendence numbers and ratings at JavaOne, JAOO, JAX, W-JAX, No Fluff Just Stuff, JA-SIG, The Ajax Experience, and Java and Linux User Groups.


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DevNexus 2014 Conference Notes

Posted by edburns on July 7, 2014 at 9:13 PM PDT

In an earlier blog entry I listed my picks for DevNexus 2014. This blog entry summarizes my notes from this show.

Web Framework Smackdown 2014 Edition

Posted by edburns on June 22, 2014 at 11:39 PM PDT

I’m happy to report that the 2014 edition of the Web Framework Smackdown is shaping up to be a good one.

Configuring WLS 12.1.2 as a two server cluster on a single UNIX host

Posted by edburns on April 25, 2014 at 6:00 AM PDT

We've been using TDD for Mojarra for nearly a decade now and after all that time, we have decent number of tests.

Ed's JavaLand 2014 Picks

Posted by edburns on March 3, 2014 at 2:58 PM PST

This entry lists Ed’s picks for the brand new JavaLand conference. Many of the talks are in German, but there is enough English to make it worth your time. It looks like there is a lot more English content in day two.

Just a Spoonful of Java EE Makes the AngularJS Localization Problem Go Away

Posted by edburns on February 25, 2014 at 8:37 PM PST

I presented this demo at DevNexus 2014 in Atlanta today. It is Reza's demo with just a pinch more Java EE thrown in. This blog entry covers how to fully internationalize an AngularJS application with just a pinch of Java EE.

Ed's DevNexus 2014 Picks

Posted by edburns on February 18, 2014 at 8:53 AM PST

I've been blessed with the opportunity to speak at DevNexus 2014. This is my first time speaking at a DevNexus event and I'm excited at the opportunity to meet and learn from many top-name speakers currently practicing today. As I planned out my time here are the sessions I've added to my calendar.

How to Overwrite The Version of Mojarra in WLS 12.1.2 and Beyond

Posted by edburns on February 14, 2014 at 2:39 PM PST

This blog entry describes an unsupported process for overwriting the version of Mojarra that comes bundled in WLS 12.1.2 and beyond with an arbitrary version (from groupId org.glassfish artifactId javax.faces).

JSF 2.2 ClientWindow, Links and "Open in New Tab"

Posted by edburns on October 7, 2013 at 4:39 PM PDT

I’ve been talking about JSF 2.2 new features out on the conference trail for quite a while now. I usually talk about the big three: Flows, Resource Library Contracts, and HTML5 Friendly Markup. This blog entry talks about another, mostly behind-the-scenes, feature: ClientWindow.

My JavaOne 2013: Wrapup

Posted by edburns on October 1, 2013 at 10:37 AM PDT

My JavaOne 2013: Wrapup

This blog entry summarizes my session participation at JavaOne 2013. I plan to update this entry with links to the content on as it becomes available.

My JavaOne 2013

Posted by edburns on September 19, 2013 at 8:23 AM PDT

This blog entry summarizes my session participation at JavaOne 2013. The more serious business of parties is an entirely different matter not fit for blogging.