Live band, Magnetic Poetry, during the walk in stage. It was a great
idea to have them play. Very slick opening video with hip looking actor
talking about how great java is, 10 years, changing the face of the
computer industry. Presonally, these hyper-slick videos are a bit
offputting to me, but the point of what it was saying is true: java has
done pretty well since its inception.
Attending Java Licensee Day is one of many benefits of being a full
Attendees get an advance peak at the Roadmap for Java Technology and
access to the people helping to create it.
While planning out
JavaOne 2005 attendence schedule I thought it would be a good idea
to highlight the sessions that are relevant to JavaServer Faces. Here's
a day-by-day breakdown. There are 20 such sessions!
I'm pleased to report that we
have annonced the terms of the Java Distribution License (JDL) as it
applies to the Sun JavaServer Faces Reference Implementation, and to
JavaServer Faces implementations at large.
In case you need it, here's a jumpstart on using java.net for your JSR.
1. get a java.net id (duh)
2. Create a project called something like
in the JSR community. We try to keep all
the java.net projects that correspond to JSRs in that project. For
NAME, I recommend jsf-metadata.
I've written my first AJAXian JSF component. I took Greg Murray's very useful but
utterly non-componentized Progress Bar
example and generalized it into a faces component that allows you to simply put
this in your page:
I'm pleased to announce the availability of the Public Review
revisions of the next release of the JavaServerTM Faces and
I was doing some C++ hacking today, and I added the traditional:
Way back in October 2002, I had the enviable position of ramping up
the development effort for the Sun RI for JavaServer Faces. At that
time, Test Driven Development (TDD) was just starting to catch on, and I
used my position as team leader to mandate (HA!) that we would use TDD
on the project.
Next month I'll have the opportunity to ask questions in real-time to John Loiacano, Sun's head of Software.