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Edgar Silva

Edgar Silva is a highly recognized consultant, technical leader, teacher and speaker in Brazil. As a Solutions Architect at JBoss, a division of Red Hat, he is responsible for JBoss products in Brazil helping customers and partners to design and develop very large JEE applications for several industries in the finance, telcos and B2C markets. He has been using Java since J2EE was just a dream. Furthermore, Edgar is a frequent Java speaker at events in Brazil, such as Comdex, Fisli, BorCon, JustJava, CafeBrasil, BrasilOne, Maratona4Java, as well as JavaOne in USA . He is NetBeans Dream Team founding member and also helps on Soujava(Java User Group Society) management .


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Moving to JBoss, a division of Red Hat

Posted by edgars on April 24, 2007 at 3:50 PM PDT

I had cool experiences and lessons working for Summa Technologies since 2004, but since last April,16th I am working for RedHat in JBoss division, as a Solution Architect in Sales Engineers department. I will be working in Brazil, in São Paulo, helping many customers to know JBoss products and working together with our really awesome Java community here.

TS4721 Done! And some new stuff we will show at JavaOne 2007

Posted by edgars on March 21, 2007 at 1:56 PM PDT

Doing our presentation for JavaOne, Fabiane Nardon and I, we had several points about what we could put on slides. Unfortunately, we can't put everything we already done using EJB3, because we have only 1 hour to speak.

NetBeans Dream Team as a Community Team

Posted by edgars on January 19, 2007 at 9:40 AM PST

Roumen is a really fast blogger, this already is in his blog =).

Simple Project Creator command line for Maven2

Posted by edgars on January 18, 2007 at 5:09 PM PST

I've been using Maven 2.x, and I am very happy with their new features. I create a simple but usefeul command line to allow you create project easier.

If you are using Windows, you can create a file called createproject.bat , ant put the following text:

Using the Java Source Editor and Syntax highlight in any JEditorPane

Posted by edgars on January 17, 2007 at 10:52 AM PST

On the my new JSF Palette Components I've been doing, It allows users get any BackingBean (bean) from the Project, to make it possible, I was looking for on NetBeans Dev Wiki. And I get this entry: .

NetBeans Plugin Dev : Listing all packages from default main project

Posted by edgars on January 17, 2007 at 5:25 AM PST

Hi everybody, after some free time this week, I am almost finishing the new JSF Palette for NetBeans. In the following image you can see its actual state:


NetBeans's JSF Palette Part II

Posted by edgars on January 12, 2007 at 10:24 AM PST

NetBeans platform is really cool, I´ve been creating some new items for JSP Palette, and maybe I publish this plugin in some place, even I know that NetBeans Team can do it much better than I. Although my newest palette items are working pretty well.

Creating a new Components Palette for Java Server Faces Dev in NetBeans 5.5

Posted by edgars on January 11, 2007 at 9:44 AM PST


If you want to create an application using Java Server Faces using NetBeans you have really useful features as which turn this task simple. Nevertheless we have a lot of open-source projects that can help us on JSF Developement, such as: MyFaces, Facelets , IceFaces , Ajax4JSF and others.

Ajax, but without JavaScript : AWESOME!

Posted by edgars on January 9, 2007 at 7:11 AM PST

I´ve been designing an architecture for a new application where I am evaluating a lot of Ajax Solutions. Reading one of Javatool´s Newsletter, I discovered a framework called ZK , which sounds nice because is not required use JavaScript to automate everything, you can use simply plan Java syntax.

New CSS Editor in NetBeans 5.5

Posted by edgars on January 8, 2007 at 8:50 AM PST

Hi Everybody,

After reload my energy in the beach and had been enjoing my holidays at Floripa(Brazil's South Region):


I am back to publish some interesting stuff here =)