With all this fuzz about JavaFX (which I've never cared for so far, and always thought it was something related to the FX TV channel), I decided to check the website.
A few years ago, JSTL introduced the concept of EL (Expression Language) to the Java standards. Since then, the technology have been slowing climbing the JCP ladder, first becoming part of JSP 2.0, then having its own API (javax.el).
After struggling for weeks and almost giving up, I finally managed to have the Eclipse TPTP profiler working on my Ubuntu 64bits box!
As this was a painful and unbelievably hard experience (because of Eclipse TPTP, not Ubuntu/Linux, BTW), I'm going to share a few tips here.
In this blog, I provide a quick solution for an issue that arises when you use ICEFaces server-push technology combined with Spring JSF integration.
Once in a while people blog about JSP being a dead technology. Well, that's not true, it is so alive that it is even being sold in the streets of San Francisco, as shown below:
I have taught Java and web-tier (Servlets/JSP/taglibs) development to about 10 classes over the last 3 years. And everytime I teach servlet attributes, I face the same situation: first I explain what request attributes are, why they are useful, and which methods you use to manipulate them.
We presented our technical session earlier today, so now we can finally enjoy the conference - too bad I have to work tomorrow :-(
Anyway, I'd like to talk a little bit about our presentation...
Have you ever spent hours trying to run 2 instances of Firefox on Linux, using command-line arguments (like
-ProfileManager) that *used* to work, but now simply open a window in the same Firefox process? If you did, this blog is for you...
Now that the pandora box is open is open, it is my turn to suggest a (possible worthless, I know) change to the Java language: the
I have this blog for a long time - in fact, I think I was one of the first 100 or so weblogers, as I joined it shortly after JavaOne 2003. Still, I haven't blogged that much (just 22 entries in 41 months), specially last year (only 4 semi-crappy posts).