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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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I've read the Amazon Cloud outage blog entry

Posted by edburns on April 29, 2011 at 11:54 AM PDT

The analysis of the recent Amazon EBS outage has been posted on the AWS blog [1]. I read it and was incredibly impressed with the detail, depth, clarity and competency shown. Of course, they need to impress the users with those things because they're asking us to trust them with our crown jewels.

Vote for Your Top Five JSF Issues: results

Posted by edburns on April 25, 2011 at 12:44 PM PDT

Two Thursdays ago, I called for the community to vote for their top five issues, you responded with 186 votes, the results of which are captured in JIRA filter JSF_2_2_VOTED_ISSUES and in the following chart.

JSF Logo Contest: Win a Free Book

Posted by edburns on April 19, 2011 at 10:05 AM PDT

No, I'm not talking about implementing a Logo JSF RenderKit. I'm talking about a little image that can be used to represent the JSF specification on slides, web-sites, T-Shirts and such. JSF has been around for ten years now and still doesn't have a logo. As Dan Allen has repeatedly said, it's past time for that to change.

Vote for Your Top Five Issues for JSF 2.2

Posted by edburns on April 14, 2011 at 8:18 AM PDT

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Call for Membership on the JSF 2.2 JCP Expert Group

Posted by edburns on April 5, 2011 at 9:49 AM PDT

As mentioned earlier and elsewhere, JSF 2.2 is getting started right now. This blog entry is a call for serious, committed participation in the JCP Expert Group dedicated to delivering that specification.

Summary of Mojarra Hudson Jobs and the Automated Tests They Run

Posted by edburns on March 15, 2011 at 12:55 PM PDT

I'm trying to provide transparency into Mojarra development practices and increase Mojarra code quality. To that end, this blog entry summarizes the current state of the Hudson jobs for Mojarra.

Pre JCP-filed draft of JSF 2.2 JSR Available

Posted by edburns on February 11, 2011 at 12:40 PM PST

In an effort to promote my continuing belief that standards are for standardizing, and not innovating, I am announcing the start of the JSF 2.2 JSR effort with a blog entry mostly copied from the entry announcing the start of the previous iteration of the JSF JSR

Mojarra 2.1.0 Release Candidate 2 Available

Posted by edburns on January 28, 2011 at 1:37 PM PST

In my last post, I announced that we had made a release candidate available for Mojarra 2.1.0.

Mojarra 2.1.0 release candidate 1 available

Posted by edburns on January 7, 2011 at 1:23 PM PST

While we work on the release notes and get ready to prepare a release bundle, I wanted to push this quick blog entry out as soon as I could. I just committed the integration of Mojarra 2.1.0 build 10 to the GlassFish 3.1 HEAD, it will be in the next promoted build of GlassFish.

A Mojarra code review story

Posted by edburns on December 9, 2010 at 7:31 AM PST

Last week, I sent a code review request to the Mojarra dev list.