Wisdom from Robin Wilton, Pat Patterson, and Eve Maler, technical luminaries on identity management at Sun.
No one will argue that there are a lot of different approaches within MVC frameworks, but their foundations are extremely familiar. All of them seem to start from a basic Servlet or Filter and work up. This is 2006-- here's an alternative.
How do you specify the behavior of business processes in Web services? With BPEL!
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.
Internationalizing your AJAX clients is not too difficult. This entry takes you through a few steps on the client and server for multi-lingual AJAX applications.
Here's another re-post of an Engineer's Sandbox entry that got sandbagged.
I'm going to attempt to summarize where I think component frameworks should be heading on the web and how JSF fits into this picture.
I'm currently working with the good folks over at Skills Matter to develop a course based on my book, JavaServer Faces in Action. I'm pretty excited about this, as it will open up a specific version of my customized courses for use in the UK. In addition to covering the basics of JSF, the four day course will also several JSF products and technologies, such as IDEs, components, and open source...
In response to my SOA/ESB Level Set blog entry, I got a very good question about whether or not an ESB makes sense in environments with "high volume-performance critical consumer applications (such as in a financial institution) who have well defined providers and don't need externalized orchestration, transformation or even routing"
A hot-off-the-press article tells you how, step by step.
Repost of my 20051215 blog about the Flash ELResolver for JSF.
The Servlet 2.5 Maintenance Review is currently in the review process. Servlets do not have the buzz like they did 6 years ago but the fact that servlets have been around for many years and have evolved to suite the needs of the web is a triumph to the simplicity and good design of the original Servlet API.
Announcement of ADF Faces running in Sun's Java EE SDK, including tutorial on how to run it yourself.
In order to solve some misconceptions with JSF's API and to setup a platform for partial processing (AJAX), we've add a new method to JSF 1.2. For this blog, I'm going to summarize it a bit and provide some ideas for extension.
A new tutorial steps you through the process with a sample application.
The mantra is to improve developer productivity. A recent article describes the main attractions.
Chris Webster at Sun offers explanations, tips, and code examples in a technical article.
It's a first-ever integrated bundle: the previews of the next releases of the NetBeans and Sun Java Studio Enterprises IDEs, also Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Beta, in support of UML, XML schema, and BPEL in application development.
This is a multi-release morning:
the Beta for the SDK for Java EE 5 and the Technology Preview for NB 5.5 Enterprise Pack. A big step for the Java EE platform, GlassFish, the tools, and the communities that power them.
Announcement of new drafts of Java EE Web Tier Specs