EclipseCon session scheduled

My presentation, Developing Rich Internet Applications with JBoss RichFaces and Eclipse was scheduled for Tuesday, March 18th, 2008 at 10am.More

Links for 2008-01-22

Life after Struts 1.0 Question posted by Rick Hightower on LinkedIn. Lots of interesting opinions on JSF. Inside RIA A new site launched by O’Reilly. It currently has blog posts from leading RIA developers.More

Update on JavaFX and what's coming…

Here is an update on JavaFX and what’s coming up from InfoQ.com – JavaFX: Current Status and What’s Upcoming . Here is one quote from the article: “It is obviously possible to write rich, dynamic GUI applications now using the Swing and Java 2D libraries of Java, but it is not necessarily easy to do…More

Java Persistence Frameworks reviewed

When I do onsite JSF/RichFaces training, I usually get this question: “So, which persistence framework should we use with JSF?”. My experience has been using Hibernate, JBoss Seam (using Hibernate and JPA). Obviously there is no right or wrong answer here, but this article, Adopting a Java Persistence Framework: Which, When, and What? should shed…More

I'm going to Orlando…

I’m going to JBoss World 2008 in Orlando, FL, February 12-15th. Exadel is going to have a booth at the show and I also have one talk about RichFaces and Seam.More

Consumer JRE presentation

Here is a great presentation on the upcoming Consumer JRE. For JavaFX to succeed, the Consumer JRE has to solve the following issues with the current runtime: Large download size Start up speed of applications Simpler runtime update The presentation shows how these issues are solved. And finally, last but not least, the look and…More

Online JSF training

While I have been writing more about JavaFX, I haven’t forgotten about JSF. In fact, we are about to release the next version of Exadel’s online JSF training. It’s self-paced (finish in 3 days or 3 weeks), online JSF training with about 24 different topics that cover all the JSF features. Each topic comes with…More

Evite.com

Evite.com ended up on Time’s 5 Worst Web Sites. I worked for Evite.com as a Java Engineer in San Francisco right after college in 2000. It was a great place to work, great people. It had a feeling of a real San Francisco “startup” back then. Anything I built back then has long been retired…More

Can Java be used to build Rich Internet Applications?

I read an article that I found on James Weaver’s JavaFX Blog, it’s an interview with James Gosling. If you scroll towards the middle of the article, you will see this question: “As organizations think about building rich Internet applications or rich client applications, when should developers look at JavaFX over competing technologies?” I think…More