Reference to correct post at <http://weblogs.java.net/blog/edburns/archive/2010/01/22/analysis-peter-thomass-jsf-critical-rant>.
There’s this guy, Peter Thomas
alt="Peter Thomas headshot" />, and he has this blog entry called
“jsf sucks”. I don’t want to increase his page rank
so I’m not linking to it here.
Back in November, Sebastian Hennebrueder published a detailed, thoughtful, and mostly objective analysis of JSF2. I'd like to use this entry to respond to his entry, which may be found at http://www.laliluna.de/jsf-2-evaluation-test.html. I have excerpted the parts of his article that pertain to my comments here.
In November, Servlet 3.0
Specification Lead Rajiv Mordani, and I started providing technical
advice to the team at Sun developing the successor to the href="http://www.sun.com/training/certification/java/scwcd.xml">Sun
Certified Web Component (SCWD) certification exam. This new exam
covers Java EE 6, including JSF 2.
While speaking at the
conference in Rio de Janeiro, I met a dynamic and intelligent
student by the name of Thiago
The following topics and more will be covered in detail in my
upcoming book with Neil Griffin, href="http://bit.ly/edburnsjsf2">JavaServer Faces 2.0: The Complete
Reference. Please enjoy this early access content!
for the sins of the past" />The image on the left is a screengrab I
took when I was reviewing content for my upcoming book, with Neil
Griffin, JavaServer Faces 2.0: The
style="float:left; " src="http://ridingthecrest.com/author-jazoon-2009.png" width="269" height="147" alt="" />Ed
has developed a 50 minute audio-visual presentation recounting his
experience in writing the book.
This ultra-quick blog entry shows how to use the JSF runtime to
access metadata for a composite component. Note that most of the
metadata is optional when creating a composite component, therefore,
this entry will be of interest to tool vendors and those wishing to
write composite components that stand a chance of showing up nicely in