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Blog Archive for driscoll during June 2009

Not too long ago, I heard someone complain that the JSF tutorial wasn't ready yet. Now, that's not surprising - the tutorial writing process (for that matter, the book writing process) doesn't actually start until the spec is more or less final, and the implementation is at least Beta (meaning feature complete). But that raises the question: Suppose you're eager to get started. How do you...
One of the talks I attended at JavaOne was Ben Galbraith speaking on UI design. While not a blockbuster talk, there was a lot of good information in there. Perhaps the most surprising was the topic of UI latency. I'd always heard that 200ms was about the "twitch-time" number, where a UI would start to feel significantly sluggish - this was the number that used to be bandied about on gaming...
Last night, Ryan Lubke and I gave a BOF on creating components with JSF 2. If you've been reading my blogs, none of this will be especially new, but I did think that you might appreciate the slides, which I've now uploaded and are available in OpenOffice 3 and PDF versions. The OpenOffice version has the slide notes, which you might find helpful. Still missing is the code that Ryan did last...
David Geary has released the second of his three part series on JSF 2. You can find it here. He covers templating and composite components, and as usual, does a very readable and thorough job - check it out.