In November, Servlet 3.0
Specification Lead Rajiv Mordani, and I started providing technical
advice to the team at Sun developing the successor to the href="http://www.sun.com/training/certification/java/scwcd.xml">Sun
Certified Web Component (SCWD) certification exam. This new exam
covers Java EE 6, including JSF 2.
While speaking at the
conference in Rio de Janeiro, I met a dynamic and intelligent
student by the name of Thiago
The following topics and more will be covered in detail in my
upcoming book with Neil Griffin, href="http://bit.ly/edburnsjsf2">JavaServer Faces 2.0: The Complete
Reference. Please enjoy this early access content!
for the sins of the past" />The image on the left is a screengrab I
took when I was reviewing content for my upcoming book, with Neil
Griffin, JavaServer Faces 2.0: The
style="float:left; " src="http://ridingthecrest.com/author-jazoon-2009.png" width="269" height="147" alt="" />Ed
has developed a 50 minute audio-visual presentation recounting his
experience in writing the book.
This ultra-quick blog entry shows how to use the JSF runtime to
access metadata for a composite component. Note that most of the
metadata is optional when creating a composite component, therefore,
this entry will be of interest to tool vendors and those wishing to
write composite components that stand a chance of showing up nicely in
One of my side-jobs at Sun is shepherding JSR-303 into Glassfish.
Because JSR-303 spec lead does such a fantastic job leading the spec,
and JSR-303 RI lead Hardy Ferentschik does such a fantastic job
implementing it, it's pretty easy.
Well, even though this webinar was performed for about 60 people and
recorded live on href="http://weblogs.java.net/blog/edburns/archive/2009/05/jsf2_webinar_ne.html">14
May 2009, and the slides were published href="http://weblogs.java.net/blog/edburns/archive/2009/05/slides_and_feed.html">that
same day, it's taken much longer to get the recording published.
I had a brief conversation with Cay Horstmann during JavaOne at which
I was eager to hear his list of gripes about JSF. Before I get into the
content, I have to say I don’t know why people feel compelled to
be unprofessional when they talk about this stuff.