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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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My JavaOne 2013

Posted by edburns on September 19, 2013 at 8:23 AM PDT

This blog entry summarizes my session participation at JavaOne 2013. The more serious business of parties is an entirely different matter not fit for blogging.

My JavaZone 2013

Posted by edburns on September 16, 2013 at 9:46 AM PDT

I had the pleasure of speaking at JavaZone in Oslo this year. Here is a collection of links of the talks I attended.

  • Hadi Hariri from JetBrains plugs his Kotlin based JavaScript web app framework. Ample context is given to place this offer in the context of the new crop of thin-server architecture solutions.

Upcoming JSF 2.2 Classes from Ed Burns

Posted by edburns on August 28, 2013 at 7:56 AM PDT

I've been blessed with the opportunity to speak about JSF 2.2 at JavaZone and JavaOne.

Mojarra JIRA Tips

Posted by edburns on July 15, 2013 at 6:35 PM PDT

This brief blog entry explains the Mojarra bug triage process, and shares some tips for maximizing the chances your bug will be quickly fixed and find its way into a release. Mojarra is the JSF implementation in several app servers and is the source code from which the reference implementation of the JSF specification is derived.

JSF 2.2 Proposed Final Draft Posted

Posted by edburns on March 15, 2013 at 4:00 AM PDT

This quick blog entry is just to advertise the availability of the Proposed Final Draft of JSF 2.2 (JSR-344). You may download the draft of the spec at <>.

HTML(5) Friendly Markup in JSF 2.2

Posted by edburns on November 1, 2012 at 8:04 AM PDT

As mentioned in my talks at JavaOne San Francisco 2012, JSF 2.2 will include a new feature I'm calling HTML(5) Friendly Markup.

Where's Ed at JavaOne 2012

Posted by edburns on August 31, 2012 at 7:40 AM PDT

JavaOne 2012 is just 19 business days away!

In previous years I spent the time to extract an HTML view from my
google calendar to show where I would be during the week of JavaOne
2012. This year, I don't have the time to do that so I'm going to just
post an image. Sorry for the degradation in usefulness.

JSF 2.2 Early Draft Review Available

Posted by edburns on November 11, 2011 at 10:47 AM PST

JSF 2.2 Early Draft Review Available

Three days ago, the JSF 2.2 Early Draft Review Specification was

JSF 2.2 and 2.1 Nightly Builds Running Again

Posted by edburns on November 11, 2011 at 6:47 AM PST

JSF 2.2 and 2.1 Nightly Builds Running Again

(UPDATED 20110930-1357) Ed Burns JavaOne 2011 Session Picks

Posted by edburns on September 28, 2011 at 12:01 PM PDT

Here is my session presentation and attendence plan for JavaOne 2011.