Exonerating the JSF Lifecycle

One of the many accusations aimed at JSF is the definition and complexity of the JSF Lifecycle. The JSF lifecycle is responsible for processing the page creation and submission and orchestrates the different pieces of the framework. A more thorough description of the process can be found in this article by Rick Hightower. At a […]

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Java 8 features key to adoption

A new report by Typesafe indicates two thirds of developers plan on adopting Java 8 within the next year, with most of them aiming to adopt within 6 months. New versions of Java have always been slow to gain adoption among both developers and to a larger extent, the public. This has often led to […]

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Fading in Primefaces Components

I was trying to fade in a Primefaces panel component that was initially hidden and found it to be somewhat of a struggle. After a bit of googling, the only thing I found out was that I wasn’t the first to come across the problem. Here’s the basic JSF code to use an effect on […]

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