February 01, 2011
Mark Wielaard: New GPG key.
Finally created a new GPG key using gnupg. The old one was a DSA/1024 bits one and 8 years old. The new one is a RSA/2048 bits one. I will use the new one in the future to sign any release tarballs I might create. pub 2048R/57816A6A 2011-01-29 Key f...
February 01, 2011
Andrew Hughes: [SECURITY] IcedTea6 1.7.8, 1.8.5, 1.9.5 Released!.
We are pleased to announce a new set of security releases, IcedTea6 1.7.8, IcedTea6 1.8.5 and IcedTea6 1.9.5.
This update contains the following security updates:
The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK6 u...
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True Abstraction Revisited: Composite UI Components in JSF 2.0
I got some difficulties following the tutorial about creating components with JSF 2.0, mainly due to some obsolete instructions and Maven dependencies of the more than 1 year old original articles of Ed Burns. I wrote down upgrades instructions in a hope to help other newbies to create composite UI with JSF 2.0. Nevertheless, you should read the original text because I won't explain the concepts behind creating Composite User Interfaces and neither rephrase Ed Burns. I will just give you en updated version of the same project, with the same xhtml code. I am using Eclipse on the Karmic Koala Ubuntu 9.10 but the below instructions should work everywhere :)
The original articles from Ed Burns:
True Abstraction: Composite UI Components in JSF 2.0 -- Part 1
True Abstraction: Composite UI Components in JSF 2.0 -- Part 2
There are tons of related material on the web, but after reading several blogs and tutorials I've choosen the Mr. Burns' ones due to the simplicity of the example. If you know other good material to start learning UI composite elements with JSF 2.0, please write the URL in the bottom of this page. The original text is based on Netbeans and depends on a local copy of javaee and jsf libs. I replaced that for Maven dependencies and I also adapted the example to Eclipse but there is no dependency to any Eclipse feature, you are free to choose your IDE since the code is a pure Maven project. I also ...
Date: December, 30 2009