2008 is going to be an important year for Rich Internet Applications. Most
organizations are delivering or planning to deliver Rich Internet
Applications; however, at the same time, most IT managers are facing a
dilemma: which Rich Internet Application technology and platform to use? The
number of different frameworks and libraries is too vast to even consider
evaluating a fraction of them.
To make this task manageable, I'm going to narrow things down to three
different technologies for delivering enterprise-level Rich Internet
Applications. While the first two (JSF and Flex) are proven technologies that
have been used for a numbers of years, JavaFX is a new declarative language
for building rich user interfaces using Java.
It's essential for IT managers to consider and be aware that more than one
delivery platform exists today for Rich Internet Applications. Table... (more)
You can now view or download and deploy one of the first real enterprise
JavaFX application. We took the popular Seam booking demo application and
created JavaFX UI for it. The JavaFX side is connected to Seam via Flamingo
You can view and run the application by going to this URL:
http://demo.flamingo.exadel.com/booking/. You will also see JSF/RichFaces and
Flex versions of the application. All instances are connected to the same
Seam back-end. Once you register, you can use the same name/password
information to login using any other user interface.
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Cameron McKenzie from TheServerSide.com posted a reply and summary to
Yakov’s and my blog post: Java on the client…again.
Lately I have seen a spike in questions such as which JSF 2.0 component
library is better? Or RichFaces vs PrimeFaces and there is also performance
comparison. It’s probably because JSF 2 is being used more and more and
people want to know which library to use. I guess that’s fair. Here is my 2
It’s important to look beyond just components when comparing these
component libraries. It’s safe to assume that most have very similar
components at this point.
RichFaces 4 is more than just a component library, it’s a rich framework
for JSF providing:
Over 100 rich and AJAX com... (more)