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JavaOne 2013 Slide/Audio Sessions Now Available Online

Posted by editor on November 7, 2013 at 6:01 PM PST

JSF Tip #34 - Override JSF renderer and create a new tag for it

Posted by mriem on November 7, 2013 at 7:39 AM PST

When I posted JSF Tip #32 - Override a JSF renderer Twitter user @john_waterwood asked me how you would define a new tag for an existing component and the overridden renderer. Well it is fairly easy, see the 2 steps below!

JSF Tip #33 - Stateless JSF

Posted by mriem on November 6, 2013 at 12:41 PM PST

In a previous blog entry I blogged about stateless JSF before, this time I will include the entire page so you can see how silly simple it actually is. And you can also go directly to Subversion to get the sample there.

Using PhoneGap with Avatar

Posted by sirajg on November 5, 2013 at 2:12 PM PST

PhoneGap is mobile development framework that allows you to use standard web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript for cross-platform development, avoiding each mobile platforms' native development language.

JSF Tip #32 - Override a JSF Renderer

Posted by mriem on November 5, 2013 at 7:57 AM PST

Say you have a problem with how a particular component renders and you want to do it a bit different. Well in JSF that is not a problem there is a hook-in that you can use to override how a renderer does it rendering. The sample below shows you how to do it.

Glassfish Roadmap

Posted by mriem on November 4, 2013 at 9:38 AM PST

JavaEE 7 and Glassfish 4.0 were released a little while ago.

What is in the future? Well, see the Aquarium blog for the latest Glassfish Roadmap.

And that is it.


Poll Result: Java Developers Are Generally Confident about Java and their Future Career

Posted by editor on November 3, 2013 at 7:34 PM PST

Java/JVM developers cited diverse reasons for being confident about their career's future in the just-completed poll. The poll, which ran for two weeks, drew 202 votes and one comment. The exact question and results were:

The revolutionary JCP process

Posted by mriem on November 3, 2013 at 10:55 AM PST

If you started reading because of the title I got you! Anyway all jokes aside the JCP process is quite unique. It has been serving the purpose of the Java community for quite a while.

Tyrus 1.3 has been released

Posted by mriem on November 2, 2013 at 6:26 AM PDT

Tyrus 1.3 has been released, get more information here. Or download it from here.

Glassfish users should take all the Tyrus JAR files and replace them in the modules directory with the downloaded ones to get Tyrus 1.3 working in Glassfish.

And that is it.


JSF Tip #31 - Migrate your @ManagedProperty annotations

Posted by mriem on November 1, 2013 at 5:49 AM PDT

If you read the blog entry about migrating to @Named annotation you might wonder how you would migrate your @ManagedProperty annotations.