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Jim Driscoll

Jim Driscoll has been at Sun for over 13 years, ever since he joined JavaSoft to work on the Java Web Server and the first version of Servlets. At various times, he has been the manager of the J2EE RI, the Java Web Services Developer Pack, and a host of Open Source, web and XML projects that Sun has either participated in or led. His current job title is Senior Engineer, on the JavaServer Faces team, and he has been specializing in Ajax. He lives and works in the southern part of the San Francisco Bay area.

 

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Since I mentioned the other two parts of his article, it's worth pointing out the third. Go check it out, lots of great...

I'd wanted to blog some time ago about including scripts in your JSF ajax requests, but Hazem Saleh beat me to it.

The Mojarra team are proud to announce the release of our Beta 2 version of Mojarra 2.0, implementing the...

Today, I'd like to take a look at two different ways to create a poll component. Poll components are a way to periodically update a page with new information. We'll take a look at examples of...

Just a quick note that we've now added automatic compression of the jsf.js file served by JSF 2.

Not too long ago, I heard someone complain that the JSF tutorial wasn't ready yet. Now, that's not surprising - the tutorial writing process (for that matter, the book writing process) doesn't...

One of the talks I attended at JavaOne was Ben Galbraith speaking on UI design. While not a blockbuster talk, there was a lot of good information in...

Last night, Ryan Lubke and I gave a BOF on creating components with JSF 2.

If you've been reading my blogs, none of this will be especially new,...

David Geary has released the second of his three part series on JSF 2. You can find it ...

I'm not sure how I got this job, but apparently I'm supposed to find all the JavaOne parties.

This year was harder, and it seems there will be very few opportunities to cage free drinks...

Continuing our look at the improvements of the new JSF spec - see previous blogs here and...

Continuing our look at JSF (see previous blog here), one of the biggest complaints about JSF is the...

One of the most persistent annoyances in working on JSF is the pervasiveness of old information, usually from years ago, and often now inaccurate. Google ranks the JSF 1.1 tutorial over the JSF...

It's been a long time, but I've revisited the Switchlist component I blogged about here...

The Mojarra team are proud to announce the release of our Beta version of Mojarra 2.0, implementing the PFD...

As I mentioned in my previous blog, the guys over at IntelliJ are working hard on getting Java EE 6...

So, you're on the cutting edge, writing JSF 2.0 applications, but you just get tired of jkl; editing in vi... You can still do JSF 2.0 applications using your IDE, but the price is that you won't...

Today I want to look at how to handle Ajax events and errors in JSF 2.

JSF 2's Ajax support includes a very basic facility to listen for events and errors within JSF's client side...

Somewhat recently, I had a user of JSF 2.0 ask how to do a redirect from a JSF 2.0 Ajax request.

Just wanted to let everyone know that there's a new article by the esteemed David Geary on JSF 2.

Just...

The Mojarra Project is proud to announce the second release of the JSF 2.0 PR implementation (which we're calling PR2, for lack of a better name).


The binaries and sources can be...

After my last blog post on composite components, Ed Burns, the spec lead, pointed out a better way to do...

With the recent release of JSF 2.0 PR, along with the corresponding release of the implementation in...


In my previous two technical posts, I described a "switchlist", then...

I help organize the JavaOne conference, working with a team of about a dozen people to review talks for...

In my previous post, I described a "switchlist" set of components and behavior. If you haven't already,...


You've seen this component before: two lists, with buttons that let you move options from one list to the other.

I was sitting in at a talk on Ajax components the other day, and they mentioned the Flickr style editable text. For those who've never experienced the Ajax joy that is...

In my previous blog postings, I talked about making the Spinner component, and then...

In my last blog, I wrote a simple spinner component. In this posting, I'll add styling to it using the outputStylesheet tag, and a separate css file.


The <h:outputStylesheet/...