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Kito D. Mann

Kito D. Mann is an enterprise architect who has developed applications with a wide variety of technologies on several different platforms. He has been working with Java since its debut in 1995, and has written several articles on Java-related products and technologies. Kito has consulted with Fortune 500 clients, including Prudential Financial and J. P. Morgan Chase & Company, and was recently the chief architect of an educational application service provider. He is also the author of JavaServer Faces in Action (Manning) and the founder of JSFCentral.com, a site devoted to the JavaServer Faces community.

 

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If you're thinking about attending the JSF Summit this December, now is the time to act.

We're less than two months away from the 2nd annual JSF Summit conference, co-sponsored by JSFCentral and the...

On September 1st, I'll be hosting a one day online seminar about JavaServer Faces 2.0. The seminar will consist of lectures but will also have...

I'm pleased to announce that JSFCentral and No Fluff Just Stuff have teamed up once again to launch the second...

First, I want to say I'm extremely excited about JSF 2.0, and I think it's a major leap forward for the framework.

That being said, there's one thing that's been bugging me for a while: no...

In case you hadn't heard, Apache Shale is moving to the Apache Attic. What is the Apache Attic? It's a new project, started last year. It's where other projects go to die.

So, the big news today is that Oracle is buying Sun. This is definitely the biggest thing to happen to Java since it's original release (not to mention the rest of Sun's portfolio). Overall, I...

If you're about to start a JSF project, or feel like you need a better grounding in the fundamentals of JSF, now is the time.

The TSS Java Symposium will be held once again in fun-loving Las Vegas at the Caesars Palace. This year, there are four excellent tracks: SOA,...

I'm speaking at two new conferences this year -- EclipseWorld and ApacheCon. Well, I suppose these conferences aren't new -- just new to me :-). I'll be presenting about Spring and JSF at both...

JSFOne 2008 ended on Saturday, and I have to say it was a wonderful show, even if it the whole thing seemed entirely too surreal. (When you're on the move and...

Special thanks to Carl and Dick for a fun JavaPosse interview last week about JavaServer Faces and the JSFOne conference...

JSFOne, the conference I'm hosting with NFJS, has just gotten bigger -- we added an entire new track full...

A few months ago at JSFDays '08 in Vienna, Austria, Ed Burns, JSF co-spec lead, asked me to put up a blog that...

A couple of years ago I posted some job trend graphs from indeed.com. Since then, it's become the hip thing to do. So, in order to remain hip, I figured it was time for an update...

Granted...

I'm very excited to announce the JSFOne conference, which I'll be hosting along with the No Fluff Just Stuff...

Since I'm about to hop in another plane, I thought I'd mention that I'm doing a few stops with the No Fluff Just Stuff tour this Fall.

I'm...

Jonas Jacobi and John Fallows, two influential members of the JSF community, have started a new company called Kaazing

Jonas and John spent years at Oracle working with...

I've been a devout fan of Borland's development tools since my pre-teen years (I started programming with Turbo Pascal, downloading code from BBSs). I used Delphi back in the day, and I was a...

The excellent site Parleys.com has posted my Javapolis 2006 talk AJAX Development with...

Believe it or not, I managed to write an article about something other than JavaServer Faces. IBM developerWorks has just posted my article "...

I'll be conducting two days of public JSF training next week at Open Source Live! next week in Sacramento, California. Just as in...

Somehow, I managed to get accepted for two technical sessions and one BOF at JavaOne 2007. This is the first year I have submitted sessions...

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by my friend and .NET/Java guru Ted Neward at Javapolis in December of last year. In the interview I discuss (you...

I had the pleasure of speaking at JavaPolis 2006 in Antwerp, Belgium right before the holidays. And I must say, it was an excellent conference -- definitely one of the best I've been to. My...

If you're close to Edinburgh and want to know more about JavaServer Faces, I'm holding a public 4-day course starting November 14th.

Here's the synopsis:

This intensive...

I'll be doing a free seminar entitled "AJAX Development with JavaServer Faces: Look Ma, No JavaScript!" on Monday, November 13th in London, England and Thursday, November 16th in Edinburgh,...

Open Source Live is a new event that seeks to merge a conference-like atmosphere with intense multi-day training. The idea is that when you leave, you've actually learned a lot.

If you're going to be at JavaOne and you have a copy of my book JavaServer Faces in Action, stop by the DigitalGuru bookstore on Thursday at 11:00AM. I'll...

This year, I'm pleased to be hosting another BOF session at JavaOne in San Francisco next month (May 16-19). The BOF (#2311) is entitled "...