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Blog Archive for driscoll during July 2009

Since I mentioned the other two parts of his article, it's worth pointing out the third. Go check it out, lots of great information on JSF2.
I'd wanted to blog some time ago about including scripts in your JSF ajax requests, but Hazem Saleh beat me to it. Hazem is the creator of the nifty Google Maps component for JSF, gmaps4jsf. So, go and follow the link, but I'll just add three short comments to Hazem's blog: In many popular ajax solutions for JSF, <script> tags were simply interpreted in place. This is not, for whatever...
The Mojarra team are proud to announce the release of our Beta 2 version of Mojarra 2.0, implementing the PFD version of the JavaServer Faces 2.0 spec. You can find it on our downloads page, as well as in the GlassFish Update Center. And as always, be sure to check the release notes for more information. We're targeting the FCS release of JSF 2 to coincide with Java EE 6, so expect that to...
Today, I'd like to take a look at two different ways to create a poll component. Poll components are a way to periodically update a page with new information. We'll take a look at examples of these in a second, but first, a caveat: I've assumed throughout my blogs on Ajax components in JSF that you have at least a passing familiarity with JavaScript. This post assumes a bit more knowledge of...
Just a quick note that we've now added automatic compression of the jsf.js file served by JSF 2. The file size of jsf.js, 71k uncompressed, comes to about 16k compressed (there are a lot of comments in there). There is no user action required to make this happen: If the Project stage is Development, the file is served uncompressed (for ease in debugging with something like Firebug), but if...