Skip to main content

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.


edburns's blog

New Drafts of Java EE Web Tier: JSF 1.2, JSP 2.1, Servlet 2.5

Posted by edburns on February 17, 2006 at 12:50 AM PST

I'm pleased to announce another revision of the Java EE Web Tier.

JSF 1.2 jars now available via maven

Posted by edburns on January 31, 2006 at 1:06 PM PST

With the help of href="">Kohsuke Kawaguchi's
most excellent href="">maven plugin, and several iterations of trial and error, we now
have the JSF 1.2 api and impl jars available under the same license as
Glassfish on href="

Glassfish, JSF 1.2 and ADF Faces (Update)

Posted by edburns on January 26, 2006 at 2:02 PM PST

As mentioned in an href="">earlier
blog, Glassfish has successfully run Oracle's ADF Faces components.
If you look in the comments, though, there were some bugs that prevent
it from running in the latest Glassfish, but happily these have now been

Added link to JSF 1.1_01 source.

Posted by edburns on January 24, 2006 at 1:35 PM PST

It was pointed out to me on the ##jsf channel on
that we didn't have a link to the source snapshot for the JSF 1.1_01

NetBeans Team is So Responsive to Bugs!

Posted by edburns on January 24, 2006 at 9:25 AM PST

This blog just collects some bugs I've filed on NetBeans and the
fixes and workarounds they have. Also, I want to take this opportunity
to say that the netbeans team is incredibly responsive to bug reports,
especially finding and marking duplicates. Us users really appreciate
it. Personally, as a member of Sun's JSF team, you are an inspiration
for me to be more responsive to my bugs!

Glassfish, JSF 1.2, and the MyFaces ADF Donation from Oracle

Posted by edburns on January 17, 2006 at 9:15 AM PST

As announced by href="">Jonas Jacobi
in his blog, Oracle has donated portions of its ADF Faces component
library to the MyFaces project. This library is JSF 1.1 based.

Bringing Ruby on Rails's Flash to JSF

Posted by edburns on December 15, 2005 at 1:57 PM PST

Please check out my latest blog entry in my href="">Sun Engineer's
Sandbox. In this entry, I introduce the concept of the Ruby on
Rails Flash to JSF via a new project, jsf-extensions.

JSF IRC Channel

Posted by edburns on October 30, 2005 at 8:40 PM PST

I'm a huge fan of IRC, as anyone that knows me knows. Inside Sun, we have a large and vital IRC network and the JSF team uses the #jsfaces channel to provide telepresence.

Using JAAS with JSF

Posted by edburns on October 21, 2005 at 9:24 AM PDT

I've just written my first entry in the new href="">Engineer's
Sandbox on I wrote it in response to href="">an
article on theserverside.

Clearing Up JSF 1.2 JSF 1.1 and MyFaces Confusion (Updated)

Posted by edburns on September 19, 2005 at 2:30 PM PDT

A couple of weeks ago, Rick Hightower asked some pointed questions
and made some interesting assertions about JSF 1.2, JSF 1.1 and MyFaces
in his href="">blog
. This blog entry is a response to that blog.

I'd like to address some of these questions and assertions in light
of Rick's blog.