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Ed Burns

Ed Burns is a Consulting Member of the Technical Staff at Oracle America, Inc. and has worked on a wide variety of client and server side web technologies since 1994, including NCSA Mosaic, Mozilla, the Sun Java Plugin, Jakarta Tomcat and, most recently JavaServer Faces. Ed is currently the spec lead for JavaServer Faces, a topic on which Ed recently co-authored a book for McGraw Hill. Ed is an experienced international conference speaker, with consistently high attendence numbers and ratings at JavaOne, JAOO, JAX, W-JAX, No Fluff Just Stuff, JA-SIG, The Ajax Experience, and Java and Linux User Groups.

Ed Burns is a Consulting Member of the Technical Staff at Oracle America, Inc. and has worked on a wide variety of client and server side web technologies since 1994, including NCSA Mosaic, Mozilla, the Sun Java Plugin, Jakarta Tomcat and, most recently JavaServer Faces. Ed is currently the spec lead for JavaServer Faces, a topic on which Ed recently co-authored a book for McGraw Hill. Ed is an experienced international conference speaker, with consistently high attendence numbers and ratings at JavaOne, JAOO, JAX, W-JAX, No Fluff Just Stuff, JA-SIG, The Ajax Experience, and Java and Linux User Groups.

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I have the extreme good fortune to speak at several conferences a
year, and I always grow from each one, either by taking in useful
content, or by meeting interesting people. This...

My last href="http://weblogs.java.net/blog/edburns/archive/2009/03/response_to_a_c.html">blog
entry about JSR-314-OPEN@JCP.ORG was over a year ago. This list is the official...

I received an email from core Mojarra team member href="http://www.java.net/blogs/driscoll/">Jim Driscoll, who was
inexplicably laid off from Sun after its recent acquisition by...

There’s this guy, Peter Thomas src="http://mediacast.sun.com/users/edburns00/media/ptrthomas.jpg"
alt="Peter Thomas headshot" />, and he has this blog entry called
...

Back in November, Sebastian Hennebrueder published a detailed, thoughtful, and mostly objective analysis of JSF2. I'd like to use this entry to respond to his entry, which may be found at...

In November, Servlet 3.0
Specification Lead Rajiv Mordani
, and I started providing technical
advice to the team at Sun developing the...

While speaking at the href="http://twitter.com/search?q=%23tdc2009rio">Globalcode Developer's
conference in Rio de Janeiro, I met a dynamic and intelligent
student by the...

The following topics and more will be covered in detail in my
upcoming book with Neil Griffin, href="http://bit.ly/edburnsjsf2">JavaServer Faces 2.0: The Complete
Reference...

My previous entry dove under the covers for JSF 2.0 and examined href="http://weblogs.java.net/blog/edburns/archive/2009/09/02/jsf2-composite-component-metadata">composite
component...

This ultra-quick blog entry shows how to use the JSF runtime to
access metadata for a composite component. Note that most of the
metadata is optional when creating a composite...

One of my side-jobs at Sun is shepherding JSR-303 into Glassfish.
Because JSR-303 spec lead does such a fantastic job leading the spec,
and JSR-303 RI lead Hardy Ferentschik does such...

Well, even though this webinar was performed for about 60 people and
recorded live on href="http://weblogs.java.net/blog/edburns/archive/2009/05/jsf2_webinar_ne.html">14
May...

I had a brief conversation with Cay Horstmann during JavaOne at which
I was eager to hear his list of gripes about JSF. Before I get into the
content, I have to say I don’t know...

Back in March, I was able to deliver on a long-ago-made promise to
make the JSF EG discussions href="http://weblogs.java.net/blog/edburns/archive/2009/03/response_to_a_c.html">...

This year I'm trying something new: using google's calendar, synced
via Apple iCal, to publish my planned sessions for JavaOne 2009. Here's
what I have so far.

There were between 60 and 69 participants in the webinar. We had some
technical difficulties with the audio. Sorry about that. Many thanks
to Imre and others who tried to help by...

As you can see on the JSR page for JSR-314, the Final
Approval Ballot phase for JSF 2.0 is underway and runs til 26 May. The
spec,...

I will be presnting a live, gratis, and open webinar about
what’s new in JSF 2.0 next Thursday 14 May 2009 at this time:

I just returned from presenting JSF2 at three wonderful conferences
in German speaking Europe.

  • Mathema href="http://www.mathema.de/event/campus/">Frühjarcampus...

Nearly every work related thought I have now ends with, “but
this could change because of the Oracle thing.” The subject of
this blog is one of them. While riding the ICE...

Public Access to JSF 2.0 JSR-314-EG Discussions Now Available

Caveat: Yes this action is long overdue, and many open source projects have long been more open than JSF is, even after...

The annual ritual of JavaOne paper submissions and reviews has come
to an end. Some are chosen, many more are not. Even though I’ve been
on the review team for the “Next...

Thanks to Jacob Hookom and Kin-Man Chung, I'm happy to report that EL
method invocation will be present for EE 6. To read more, please see
...

Back in August, I had a contest to write an href="http://weblogs.java.net/blog/edburns/archive/2008/08/and_the_winner.html">XSLT
stylesheet to format the java.net issues. I did...