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JSF composite components

Let’s assume, we use JSF to write an application which offers a simple registration form. This form queries the user for his first name, last name, and email. The page definition might be similar to the one following, but can’t we avoid the repetition of code?

JavaLand 2015 & Java aktuell

Last week I visited JavaLand 2015. This great software conference [1] with lot of community activities resides in my home town Brühl [2]. Beside attending lots of tracks I had the opportunity to meet a couple of people face-to-face like Ed Burns (JSF Spec Lead), Geertjan Wielenga (NetBeans product manager), Arun Gupta (Java EE evangelist) […]


During the next few moth, I’m going to attend the JavaLand [1] conference as well as the Parallel 2015 [2]. The first one resides in my home town. It’s a conference about various up-to-date Java topics. And you might meet some members of the JSF expert group there.

Source code available

I finished the chapter “Internationalization and Localization” of my book “Web Development with Java and JSF” [1] . Now the book reached about 250 pages. Source code for the applications as described so far is available from [2]. Developed with the current version of NetBeans and GlassFish.   [1] [2]  

Copy Static Resources on Save

Copy Static Resources on Save

Have you heard about the series “My top 5 NetBeans features”? NetBeans users report their favorite features. I just want to point out only one small (and almost hidden), but valuable feature, which is included in the upcoming version NetBeans 8.0.1.