Recently, my book got reviewed in the Dutch Java Magazine. It was a very positive review, I got 4 ‘dukes’ out of 5. A scanned version of the original review (in Dutch) can be downloaded here. An English translation is posted below. Continue reading
Today my book, Apache MyFaces 1.2 Web Application Development, is published! Of course this is a big event for me, after working on it for nearly 1.5 years. The book can be ordered from the website of Packt Publishing and will be available trough the major (online) book stores shortly.
Should you have any questions or comments about the book, don’t hesitate to leave a comment here, drop me a line, or use one of the forms on the Packt website for questions or feedback. If you’re interested publishing a review of the book on your website or in a magazine, please contact Swati Iyer, who is responsible for the marketing of the book. Links to resources for the book can be found on the book resources page on this site.
The book will be covering the Tomahawk, Trinidad, Orchestra and Extensions Validator subprojects of MyFaces. Throughout the book, Facelets will be used as view technology. That makes the book not only an essential resource for developers that use MyFaces, but also an excellent source of Facelets examples.
You can find more information about the contents of the book at the information page over on the Packt Publishing website. You can also pre order the book via this website.
Are you still using JSP as view technology for you JSF pages? You shouldn’t! Although not an official standard (yet), Facelets offers many advantages over JSP. Facelets adds templating and an easy way to create ‘composition components’, just to name two of the most important benefits. Continue reading