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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 th...
(Cross-posted on the Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder blog) After a short private beta we are happy to announced that Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder is now open to everyone. Now, the app is still beta and we have tons of features we are planning to add. So, just go to http://gotiggr.com and click ...
(Cross-posted from the Tiggr Blog) HTML5 introduces a handy new feature for input elements. Using placeholder attribute, you can place a slightly greyed out label inside an input field. When you click on the field and enter text, the label clears. If you delete the input, the placehold...
If you’ve ever designed a user interface as part of a large team or for a customer, you know how valuable it is to get a prototype out there for feedback as soon as possible. Mockup tools, although helpful, only provide a static, not an interactive, view of the UI. Join us to lea...
Sasha Piskun is Tiggr’s Chief Architect. Sasha recently moved to Exadel’s Concord office from Exadel’s Donetsk office in Ukraine. He has many years of experience designing and building large enterprise applications. We are very happy to have him in Concord where he leads Tiggr developm...
(Cross-posted on the Tiggr Blog) We now have a large number of tutorials how-to’s, and getting started guides. Everything from the basic to advanced such as using creating interactive prototype with events/actions and creating and using templates. Just visit our Help page to see them a...
Check out these cool videos that show you how to build Twitter Search and Weather Search with Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder. If you want to try it, sign up for Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder beta program at http://gotiggr.com. Then try the two Getting Started Guides available: Twitter Search an...
RichFaces 4 presentation at JAX/JSF Summit, San Jose, CA, June 21, 2011. Ajax Applications with JSF 2 and New RichFaces 4 – JAX/JSF Summit View more presentations from Max Katz
Mobile components now support different themes Would like to add some color? Mobile components now support different themes: Gray White Gray Yellow Black Blue Quick and easy layout change for Mobile prototypes Quickly change mobile layout via icons in the tool bar: Read more from Tiggr...
This is a screen shot of a Twitter search mobile app built entirely in the cloud with http://gotiggr.com. It was built with a new Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder. It’s not yet publicly available but tomorrow (June 15) we are launching a private beta. The UI is built with jQuery Mobile ...
I will be presenting Ajax Applications with JSF 2 and the New RichFaces 4 by Example at OSCON (Open Source Convention) in Portland, OR on July 27th. I will try to make it a mini tutorial session. Hope to see you there.
New, step by step tutorial on how to start with Tiggr.
Short RichFaces interview: RichFaces 4 enhances JSF 2. Mobile and HTML5 support planned
Need to run RichFaces 4 application on WebLogic server? It’s simple, follow the steps here. Thanks to Markus Eisele.
The RichFaces 4 conference road trip continues. It started with TheServerSide Java Symposium in Las Vegan in March. Then it was CONFESS_2011 in Vienna in April and JAX 2011 in Mainz in May. Now RichFaces 4 comes to JAX and JSF Summit in San Jose, CA June 20-23. I will be doing a genera...
Ajax Applications with JSF 2 and New RichFaces 4 at JAX 2011 conference, Mainz, May 2-6, 2011 Ajax Applications with JSF2 and New RichFaces 4 at JAX 2011 View more presentations from Max Katz
Slides from Mobile Development Choices: Native App vs. Web Apps session at JAX conference in Mainz, May 2-6, 2011. Mobile Development Choices: Native Apps vs. Web Apps View more presentations from Max Katz Most content taken from Mobile apps choices: Native Apps vs. Web Apps blog post.
Highlighting an input field that failed validation (or conversation) is a common UI practice today. This sort of functionality is not available in JSF (nor RichFaces) out of the box (Seam does have it). I got an email from RichFaces 4 workshop attendee from CONFESS_2011 conference aski...
td {vertical-align:top} This post shows various differences, in various categories between building native mobile apps and web mobile apps. I know that everyone has their own experiences and opinions, which I would love to hear. So, don’t hesitate to hit the comments at the end o...
Check out this interactive prototype. It was complety created in Tiggr using the new events/actions feature. Every time a new wonder is selected, a different image is shown. On click event, the image src attribute is updated with a new image. When you click Find Out where?, a pop-up op...
In two weeks I will be at JAX 2011 in Mainz, Germany talking about the newRichFaces 4 and mobile development choices (Native Apps vs. Web Apps). May 4, 17:30 – 18:30 Mobile Development Choices: Native Apps vs Web Apps May 5, 10:15 – 11:15 Ajax Applications with JSF 2 and th...
We are starting RichFaces 4 webinar series and there is still time to register for the first webinar tomorrow. In this 3-part series, you will learn everything you need to start using the new RichFaces 4. Individual webinars cover an introduction to RichFaces 4, migration from RichFace...
(Originally posted on http://blog.gotiggr.com) Tiggr 2.0 packs powerful new features: expanded events/actions, templates, custom components and annotations. Try the new Tiggr today Events and actions We have greatly expanded actions and events feature and now in addition to navigating ...
Slides from RichFaces 4 session at CONFESS_2011 conference in Vienna, April 12-14, 2011. Ajax Applications with JSF 2 and New RichFaces 4 – CONFESS 2011 View more presentations from Max Katz
I’m very happy to announce the release of a new DZone Refcard: RichFaces 4: A Next Generation JSF Framework. A huge thank you to Nick Belaevski, Ilya Shaikovsky, and Jay Balunas. Need RichFaces 3 Refcard version? Get it here.
Now that RichFaces 4 has been released, Exadel will be hosting a 3-part webinar series on RichFaces 4. RichFaces is a JSF framework offering over 100 rich components, skins, client-side validation, and a Component Development Kit (CDK). Although JSF 2 now offers basic AJAX functionalit...
Exadel will be presenting at CONFESS (previously known as JSFDays, see note below) for the 4th consecutive year. I will be covering the newly released RichFaces 4 and teaching a full day RichFaces workshop divided into 4 mini-workshops. The workshop, is a great opportunity to learn Ric...
We are working hard on getting the next major release of Tiggr out and have planned a number of major and user requested features: actions and events, templates and annotations (notes). Here is a quick preview of what’s coming up! Expanded actions and events Today you can navigat...
In early February JavaFX 2.0 preview was released to partners and beta testers. A number of articles and blogs appeared demonstrating the new JavaFX 2.0 API (here, here and here). In general the feedback was very good and everyone is impressed with JavaFX 2.0. I think everyone likes th...
Slides from RichFaces 4 session at TheServer Side Java Symposium conference in Las Vegas, March 16-18. Ajax Applications with JSF 2 and New RichFaces 4 – TSSJS View more presentations from Max Katz
To kick off my conference run this year, I will be presenting at TheServerSide Java Symposium in Las Vegas this week. My session is on Friday, March 18th: Ajax Applications with JSF 2 and New RichFaces 4. Right after my session, I will be participating in Panel Discussion: Client Side ...
Top 3 FREE Wireframing and Mockup Tools – Lumzy, Mockup Builder and Tiggr Compared and Reviewed. Try Tiggr yourself, it’s free and easy.
JavaLobby: 10 Features You Need When Creating Interactive HTML Prototypes [In Pictures]
I have seen this question more than once now, how do you add/delete a row in a table? Turns out it’s pretty simple. Although you can’t do partial table update which RichFaces supports, when adding or deleting a row, jut render the entire table. This will also work with a st...
Tiggr, web-based UI prototyping tool for creating, sharing and previewing interactive HTML prototypes updated to version 1.2.6. It’s free, try it today! This new version brings a number of new features and enhancements: Mobile preview Mobile preview now shows the prototype within...
Go to this URL: http://gotiggr.com/preview/5673/ on your mobile phone. It’s an interactive and clickable mobile UI prototype created in Tiggr, http://gotiggr.com using components from jQuery Mobile. You can almost completely prototype the UI before starting the actual development...
I will be attending a number of conferences in the next few months. Here are the conferences in order. There is also RichFaces webinar we are planning for mid May. TheServerSide Java Symposium in Las Vegas, March 16-18 For the second year in a row I was invited to present at TheServerS...
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’...
I just updated Easiest way to start with RichFaces post with correct URL to download the sample project (link to drop.io wasn’t working). Keep in mind this is RichFaces 3.3.3.Final. For RichFaces 4 setup, click here.
Wireframes Magazine: Tiggr review.