Creating HTML5 (and PhoneGap) Mobile App Connected to OpenShift REST API

We just published a new, step-by-step tutorial that shows you how to build an HTML5 mobile app in Tiggzi Mobile App Builder connected to OpenShift REST API. It’s based on this example. The app has two pages, and two services. One service gets the current list of users. The second services creates a new user.…More

RichFaces 4.1 M3 – New Components, Mobile Support, and Better Performance

The RichFaces team has been doing an amazing job on RichFaces 4.1 and today released Milestone 3. Many components in 4.1 have been optimized for mobile. You can see the Milestone 3 components showcase deployed to OpenShift – Red Hat’s PaaS. It uses device detection and will show the mobile optimized version if you access…More

RichFaces 4, Tiggr Web-based Mobile Apps IDE [Slides]

Slides and demo mobile app from my two session at JSF and RichFaces UNIQA Workshop and 1-day conference. Tiggr – Web-based IDE for Mobile Web And Native Apps View more presentations from Max Katz Click on image to launch the app (desktop browser or mobile device) that we built during the session: RichFaces 4: Rich…More

Practical RichFaces Book 2nd Edition Is Now Available

I’m very happy to announce that Practical RichFaces book (Apress) is now available. It’s a second edition (the first edition is here). This time around I wrote the book with Ilya Shaikovsky (Twitter, JBoss blog, blog) who provided tremendous amount of help and support. Ilya has been on the RichFaces development team since inception, knows…More

JSF/RichFaces Workshop, Plus 1-Day Conference In Vienna, Austria, Sept 7-9

I will be in Vienna, Austria, September 7-9 teaching a 2-day JSF, RichFaces workshop, plus presenting 2 sessions at 1-day conference. The workshop and the conference are co-sponsored by Objective and UNIQA. The first two days are dedicated to hands-on JSF and RichFaces workshop. This is a great opportunity to learn everything you need to…More

Practical RichFaces book, 2nd edition is almost finished

You may have heard that Ilya Shaikovsky (@ilya_shaikovsky), RichFaces team member and I have been working on Practical RichFaces book 2nd edition. This edition covers the new RichFaces 4. The good news is that we are almost done (yes!). This is the final outline for the book. Expect the book to be available in mid…More