I'm happy to report that Ryan Lubke has committed the code that was previously being maintaned on the JSF_2_0_0_from_HEAD_20080606_BRANCH in the facelets cvs repository into the trunk of the Mojarra svn repository. This will allow us to continue to the work of integrating the feature set of Facelets into JSF 2.0.
I received three submissions to the contest. This is about what I
expected given the amount of publicity I gave it (zero, aside from just
posting the blog) and the difficulty of the task (not too hard, but
non-trivial for most). I'm very happy with the submissions.
The winning submission was picked by the following criteria:
Taking a cue from the
of the community that has grown up around the href="http://java.sun.com/javaee/javaserverfaces/#IRC">JSF IRC
channel, my colleague and friend href="http://weblogs.java.net/blog/mode/">Rajiv Mordani has created
an IRC channel for the entire Glassfish WebTier, on fre
We've been working on JSF 2.0 for over a year now and we're very
close to having solid specifications and implementations for our top two
Of course, the implementation of both of these issues
We all know that Ryan Lubke is a top notch engineer, but did you also
know he's a solid technical writer? Ryan has been posting plenty of
really useful content on his
blog about JSF 2.0, including the series on new features in JSF 2.0.
This entry summarizes the series thus far and gives links to each
At JavaOne 2006, Dennis
Byrne shared with me an intimate fact that I'll now share with you:
his Christmas 2005 wishlist included "a bound printout of the JSF 1.2
spec". He got his wish and went on to become a star committer to the
MyFaces project. Dennis certainly gets the "most touching reading of
the JSF spec" award.
Because I was presenting
the first ever Jazoon conference, my
friend and expert JSF Developer Alexander Jesse invited me to speak at
the first ever JSF User Group meeting.
Back in college I spent many hours
of my copious Freshman year free time playing href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LHX_Attack_Chopper">LHX on href="http://share-it.gatech.edu/author/will">Will Day's PC. At the
time, all I had was an Apple //c, which was already behind the times by