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Blog Archive for edburns during March 2006

Updated: app servers added to query Rather than spend lots of time researching this, I thought I'd try my hand at asking a question of the blogosphere. I'd like to know what developer tools and application servers are using which JSF implementation. I know that WebSphere Studio (or RAD, or whatever it's called these days) used Sun's JSF impl pretty much off-the-shelf, and that Oracle uses Sun's...
Here is an ultra-quick blog entry sharing something in JSF 1.2 about which I'm not sure many people are aware. Thanks to the unified EL, it is possible to refer to JSF managed beans and other JSF concepts using plain old JSP expressions in the page. For example, let's say you have a JSF app that is a bookstore. In the app is a managed bean that is a Map where the keys are ISBN numbers and the...
The content and ideas in this blog entry are taken from my upcoming McGraw Hill Osborne book JavaServer Faces: The Complete Reference, which I am co-authoring with Chris Schalk. In the book, we have a chapter on Securing JavaServer Faces applications. This excerpt shows how the extensible design of JavaServer Faces can be used to allow JAAS to provide authentication to a JSF Web application....
With the demise of the Sun Engineer's Sandbox, my content posted there has disappeared. Thankfully I saved a copy. Thanks to srcerer on the ##jsf chat room on freenode for reminding me to repost this. Overview To celebrate the release of Ruby on Rails (RoR) 1.0, I have taken the flash concept from Rails's ActionController and brought it to JSF. For those unfamiliar with RoR or the flash, the...