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...