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Ed Burns

Ed Burns is a Consulting Member of the Technical Staff at Oracle America, Inc. and has worked on a wide variety of client and server side web technologies since 1994, including NCSA Mosaic, Mozilla, the Sun Java Plugin, Jakarta Tomcat and, most recently JavaServer Faces. Ed is currently the spec lead for JavaServer Faces, a topic on which Ed recently co-authored a book for McGraw Hill. Ed is an experienced international conference speaker, with consistently high attendence numbers and ratings at JavaOne, JAOO, JAX, W-JAX, No Fluff Just Stuff, JA-SIG, The Ajax Experience, and Java and Linux User Groups.

 

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Ultra quick JSF 2.2 in progress changelog

Posted by edburns on June 16, 2011 at 2:25 PM PDT

I'm trying to get the first snapshot of JSF 2.2 published and I've just scanned through the svn logs and arrived at the following text, from which I'll derive the "Changes between 2.1 and 2.2" content.

Jazoon 2011 Picks

Posted by edburns on June 14, 2011 at 7:02 AM PDT

I've managed to make it to Jazoon every other year since it startedin 2007

Track Mojarra development on oloh and svnsearch

Posted by edburns on May 19, 2011 at 1:34 PM PDT

It's hard to know the exact numbers, but I'll venture a guess that well over half of the JSF sites that exist in the world are running Oracle's Mojarra implementation of the JSF spec.

Winner of the JSF Spec Logo Contest: Wilber Saca

Posted by edburns on May 11, 2011 at 2:12 PM PDT

About three weeks ago, I called for the community to submit entries for a contest to design a logo for the JSF specification. Sixteen different individuals submitted 32 entries. Thank you very much for contributing!

Vote for Your Favorite Logo for the JSF Specification

Posted by edburns on May 5, 2011 at 10:20 AM PDT

About two weeks ago, I called for the community to submit entries for a contest to design a logo for the JSF specification. Sixteen different individuals submitted 32 entries. Thank you very much for contributing!

I've read the Amazon Cloud outage blog entry

Posted by edburns on April 29, 2011 at 11:54 AM PDT

The analysis of the recent Amazon EBS outage has been posted on the AWS blog [1]. I read it and was incredibly impressed with the detail, depth, clarity and competency shown. Of course, they need to impress the users with those things because they're asking us to trust them with our crown jewels.

Vote for Your Top Five JSF Issues: results

Posted by edburns on April 25, 2011 at 12:44 PM PDT

Two Thursdays ago, I called for the community to vote for their top five issues, you responded with 186 votes, the results of which are captured in JIRA filter JSF_2_2_VOTED_ISSUES and in the following chart.

JSF Logo Contest: Win a Free Book

Posted by edburns on April 19, 2011 at 10:05 AM PDT

No, I'm not talking about implementing a Logo JSF RenderKit. I'm talking about a little image that can be used to represent the JSF specification on slides, web-sites, T-Shirts and such. JSF has been around for ten years now and still doesn't have a logo. As Dan Allen has repeatedly said, it's past time for that to change.

Vote for Your Top Five Issues for JSF 2.2

Posted by edburns on April 14, 2011 at 8:18 AM PDT

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Call for Membership on the JSF 2.2 JCP Expert Group

Posted by edburns on April 5, 2011 at 9:49 AM PDT

As mentioned earlier and elsewhere, JSF 2.2 is getting started right now. This blog entry is a call for serious, committed participation in the JCP Expert Group dedicated to delivering that specification.