Tag Archives: Java EE
Arjan Tijms wrote a nice article on what’s going on in the development of JavaServer Faces 2.2 (JSR 344). Pretty interesting stuff! I just hope we don’t have to wait for Java EE 7 to put those useful features into action…
Last Wednesday, I visited JFall 2011. As expected, it was a very good conference again. I tried to tweet about some sessions I attended, but I had some weird problem with both of the Twitter-apps I have on my iPhone… So, instead I’ll give my take on those sessions here, in retrospect.
I returned from Vienna yesterday evening. After the CONFESS_2011 conference, I enjoyed the city for two days before heading home. I’ve just unpacked my stuff, so now I have the time to post my slides online at Slideshare. The source … Continue reading
I will be giving an interesting talk this Wednesday at the CONFESS conference in Vienna, Austria. I will be talking about ExtVal and how it can help us to prevent repetitive validation code in Java EE 5 as well as … Continue reading
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.
The resources of the session I did today at J-Fall 2010 are online now!
- You can view the presentation slides at SlideShare.
- The sources of my demo are available as a NetBeans project on my Google code project. (Just checkout trunk/MeetingRooms.)
I think it was a good session this morning. At least the audience was nice. I got some good questions and we had a nice discussion afterwards. I hope everyone enjoyed the session.
I’ll be speaking about MyFaces ExtVal at next week’s J-Fall conference in Nijkerk, The Netherlands. J-Fall is the most important Java conference in The Netherlands, organized by the Dutch Java User Group, NLJUG. As always, the J-Fall program is packed with interesting talks, including some by internationally recognized speakers. The J-Fall is a one-day conference, this year at Wednesday, November 3rd.
It happened to me two times over the last couple of months. In the morning, when I fired up JDeveloper to work on the ADF project at my current client, JDeveloper suddenly “forgot” which project workspaces were open and lots of other settings were lost. Apparently, some settings files are corrupted for whatever reason. In this state, it is not possible to do my normal work with JDeveloper. As I don’t want to spend half the day with re-installing JDeveloper and all plugins and re-doing all my settings, I figured out a way to “repair” the JDeveloper settings. I thought I’d share this, so if you ever encounter a similar situation, you can safe yourself a lot of work by just repeating what I did.
Last week, a new version of Apache MyFaces Extenstions Validator (ExtVal) was released. ExtVal is a validation framework that allows us to keep our (JSF) View layer free of any validation code and instead put our validation rules as annotations in the Model layer of our application. These annotations can either be JPA annotations, ExtVal annotations or JSR 303 (Bean Validation) annotations. Even a combination of different types of annotations is possible. JSR 303 support is added to ExtVal since last weeks release.
This week my book, MyFaces 1.2 Web Application Development, is featured in the JavaRanch Book Promotion. That means I’ll be anwering questions in the JSF forum of JavaRanch’s Big Moose Saloon the whole week. Everyone who asks a question in that forum from today until Friday, March 26th 2010 has a chance to win one of four free copies of the MyFaces 1.2 Web Application Development book. Some interesting questions have been asked already; I hope to answer many more the next few days…