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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.
If you’ve been building web or mobile applications, you probably know how tough it is to describe UI requirements in a text document. It’s even more challenging for the person reading the requirements to understand what the heck the author meant. Sometimes visual aids help....
The Tiggr team released version 1.2.5 today. Tiggr now runs faster, loads projects faster and more stable. One of the new features is ability to place tabs either on top or bottom: Other features include: Controlling the number of rows/columns in table and grid via properties Predefine...
The RichFaces team has released RichFaces 4 Milestone 5. The next release is going to be a Candidate Release (CR). Milestone 5 adds new components such as fileUpload, panelMenu, toolbar, drag’n'drop, dropDownMenu and almost finished client-side validation. Read more about Milesto...
I’m going to review Core JavaServer Faces (3rd edition) book by David Geary and Cay Horstmann. Looking forward to reading the book. You can read my other two book reviews: JSF 2.0 Cookbook, and JSF 1.2 Components.
JavaLobby Q&A with James Sugrue: Prototyping Your Applications Using Tiggr
Reader Alex posted this comment on my Java on the client…again post (I’m only quoting Alex’s last paragraph). This is a very interesting part: "For good or ill, the debate is becoming moot as mobile takes over. The future of “client-side” Java is most likely on Androi...
Recent Tiggr rapid prototypes news and features. Make sure to check out mobile controls based on jQuery Mobile and a very cool web preview feature. Send the web preview link to anyone (any browser, any device) and they can preview how the application will look. Creating rounded web but...
A reader asked me to provide plain JSF and RichFaces template to run on JBoss AS. As JBoss AS already comes with JSF libraries, just delete the two JSF Jars (jsf-api.jar, jsf-impl.jar) and you will be ready to go. Or, follow the steps below to download and import the project. Again, th...
Happy 2011! It’s new year, and what could be better than to start the first post of 2011 with some great RichFaces news. New RichFaces 4 book Ilya Shaikovsky (@ilya_shaikovsky ), a RichFaces team members and myself started working on a new RichFaces book. It’s the second ed...
Last July, I was asked to review JSF 2.0 Cookbook by Anghel Leonard. I finally found time to finish reading the book and wrote a review. (If you are interested, back in April I reviewed another book from Packt Publishing: JSF 1.2 Components.) Chapter 1 – Using Standard and Custom...
Can your mockup tool do this? Most mockup tools give you a static image with no preview option. Click on the image below (or this link). A new window will open and you will see an interactive mobile prototype that looks very much like the real application. This interactive prototype wa...
Bruno Borges posted Top 10 reasons why I don’t like JSF. Below you will find my replies to his points. A few weeks earlier, I also posted: JVM Web Frameworks Comparison – reply to JSF scoring. 1. Extra step when defining a project’s architecture People insist on comparing J...
Exadel Studio (and Pro) download is being phased out. Find out why and also read on the product history.
Tiggr prototypes release 1.2.3 added two new mobile components: Navigation Bar and Search Bar. Also learn how to quickly align multiple controls. [via Tiggr blog]
If you ask a teenager today what is social networking, we all know the answer will be Facebook. But, I don’t think social neworking started with AOL or even with online community called “The Well” (founded in 1985). I think social networking has been here since the very beginning, sinc...