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Blog Archive for cayhorstmann during January 2009

As a book author and glutton for punishment, I am often interested in bleeding-edge Java technologies, as they are cooked up through the Java community process. For example, when David Geary and myself wrote the first edition of our Core JavaServer Faces book, we needed to work with the early access versions of the spec and reference implementation (RI). At the time, source for the RI was only...
JSF2 will provide a standard mechanism for adding AJAX capabilities to JSF applications. Jim Driscoll has this example, but it is a bit odd—the property getter is actually a mutator. Here is a more run-of-the-mill example. The code is at the Kenai site for the upcoming Core JSF 3rd edition in the ch01/login-ajax directory. I used Eclipse with the Glassfish v3 plugin and the most current...