I've known about fleXive since JSF
Days 2009, when I met its lead engineer, Daniel
Lichtenberger. At the time, we were trying to get them into the
GlassFish partner program, but due to lack of resources, this didn't pan
out. Daniel continued to work on fleXive steadily. This year, at
JAX-2010, they had a booth. It's great technology, and I encourage you
to check it out.
JSR-276 is targeted at IDE vendors and the JSF component library
vendors who depend on them for exposing their components to developers.
The idea of JSR-276 is to let JSF component library vendors provide a
far richer set of descriptive data about their components so that
JSR-276 compliant tools can expose that data to the users. Examples of
such data include:
What kinds of components are...
I have the extreme good fortune to speak at several conferences a
year, and I always grow from each one, either by taking in useful
content, or by meeting interesting people. This week I made my first
trip to Poland, to speak at GeeCON 2010. As usual, I
decided to re-invent my JSF presentation and didn't start the effort in
earnest until far to late in the process. Though I was happy with the...