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Chris Hardin

Chris Hardin is a Senior Java Architect in Birmingham, Alabama. He has
over 10 years of experience in the IT field and is a skilled Java/J2EE
developer, Unix/Linux/Oracle Administrator and a technical writer.
Chris' certifications include Sun Certified Java Programmer, Sun
Certified Java Business Component Developer and Sun Certified Web
Component Developer.



Ajax provides desirable client-side ease of use, but it's not always straightforward to see how it integrates into server-side web app frameworks. In this article, Chris Hardin argues for putting your Ajax and JSF together in the form of reusable components.
RSS is the syndication standard that powers web newsfeeds and podcasts, but at the end of the day, it's simple, parsable XML. A JSP tutorial from Sun includes a surprisingly capable RSS parser, and Chris Hardin shows how you can use it in your own applications.