Real JavaFX application (example)

Check out this cool JavaFX example application. This goes far beyond the standard Hello World applications and shows what you can do with JavaFX. This could easily be mistaken for a Flash application – don’t you think?More

Just one prediction for next year: JavaFX

As we are closing this year, people tend to write predications for the next year. Usually you see something like “Top 10 predications for next year”. I will offer you just one prediction. My predication is that JavaFX will start to emerge as a technology for building Rich Internet Applications. JavaFX Script is a declarative…More

AT&T Wireless

I recently got a new BlackBerry Pearl with service from AT&T. As I was driving to South Lake Tahoe last Saturday morning I was on the phone with my wife. As I was passing a large AT&T Wireless billboard, the call was dropped. I thought it was funny that a call would be dropped right…More

I'm going there tomorrow

The picture was taken in 2003, but Heavenly got a few snow storms in the past two weeks so skiing should be excellent.More

Using rich:orderingList and rich:listShuttle components

rich:orderingList lets you arrange values by moving them up or down. It’s based on a data table component, so you can put any object inside with any number of “columns” or attributes shown. Code: <rich:orderingList value=”#{carsBean.allCars}” var=”car” converter=”carConverter”> <rich:column> <h:facet name=”header”>Make</f:facet> <h:outputText value=”#{car.make}”/> </rich:column> <rich:column> <f:facet name=”header”>Model</f:facet> <h:outputText value=”#{car.model}”/> </rich:column> </rich:orderingList> The other component is…More

New JSF UI component library from Mojjara (JSF RI) sandbox

Mojjara Scales is a new JSF component library released out of Mojarra (JSF RI) sandbox. Mojarra is a new name for JSF RI implementation. According to the project page, most components wrap Yahoo! User Interface (YUI) JavaScript widgets while documentation is still missing in action.More

How fast can you type on your BlackBerry?

Last night I had dinner with friends from college. We try to get together once every month or two. One of them got out his BlackBerry device and told us how he was typing an email at a stop light. The light turned green but he didn’t finish typing the email and finished it as…More

Quick start with RichFaces

During our webinar today a question was asked how to configure RichFaces in web.xml? Well, it’s very simple, you basically have to register a filter and add three RichFaces Jar files. The filter is described here and the Jar files can be downloaded here. I decided to provide a sample project template with RichFaces (version…More

RichFaces data table with paginator under 2 minutes

Here is a super quick way to have a data table with a paginator. I’m assuming here that you already have a project setup with RichFaces support: Of course you get full AJAX support out-of-the-box. Just don’t forget to set rows, that determines how many records to show per “page”.More