Monthly Archives: March 2010

UIComponent references in session scoped JSF beans

In this blog my colleague Blake Sullivan described a lot of issues with JSF managed beans that are placed in the session. This maybe easy for the developer on first hand, but the tax you pay later.. Even if you

Posted in apache, java, jsf, myfaces, trinidad

Client side logging with JavaScript and ADF Faces

ADF Faces is using (on the server) a “wrapper” around the standard Java logging. Based on the given log-level, the server-side console “prints” out different messages. To make life (and debugging) easier we did a similar thing for the client-side:

Posted in adf, ajax, javascript, jdeveloper, jsf, oracle, Oracle ADF Faces

Nice inline JavaScript and CSS via ADF Faces resource tag

Sometimes it is required that you need (or want) to write some custom JavaScript (and/or CSS). In JSF2 there are two tags to refer to JavaScript and CSS files. While the functionally to seamlessly integrate (external) resources, not always you

Posted in adf, ajax, javascript, jdeveloper, jsf, oracle, Oracle ADF Faces, web²

Mobile Development with Apache MyFaces Trinidad

Since smartphones, like iPhone or Android phones, are getting more and more popular, more companies are getting serious about a “mobile strategy”. JavaServer Faces is a natural fit, since it’s rich component model allows you to simply switch the renderer…

Posted in adf, ajax, apache, facelets, iPod, java, javascript, jdeveloper, jsf, jsp, myfaces, oracle, Oracle ADF Faces, trinidad

Apache Hadoop HBase plays nice with JPA

The Google AppEngine uses the Google BigTable implementation as it’s storage system. Instead of only offering a native (and not so common) API to persist data they worked with the Datanucleus guys to get support for JPA and JDO. There

Posted in Bigtable, ejb, Hadoop, HBase, spring

Demo of Apache MyFaces 2 and OpenWebBeans

Recently the Apache MyFaces project released its second beta release and yesterday the Apache OpenWebBeans project released its M4 release. These are great milestones in the direction of JavaEE at Apache! A few month ago Bernd Bohmann and I were

Posted in apache, CDI, facelets, fun, java, javascript, jetty, jQuery, jsf, jsp, myfaces, web², WebBeans

Ning’s Async Http Client and Twitter Streaming API

Recently I played with the Apache Wink REST Client to access the Twitter Streaming API. Yesterday Jean-Francois Arcand announced the availability of Ning’s new Async Http Client. The blog looked interesting and the Twitter stream is a perfect example to

Posted in ajax, apache, comet, fun, jetty, web²