Recently, my book got reviewed in the Dutch Java Magazine. It was a very positive review, I got 4 ‘dukes’ out of 5. A scanned version of the original review (in Dutch) can be downloaded here. An English translation is posted below.
For over a year I have been working on a book about the Apache MyFaces project for Packt Publishing. The book is nearing completion and is expected to be released February 2010. The book will be covering the Tomahawk, Trinidad, Orchestra and Extensions Validator subprojects of MyFaces. Throughout the book, Facelets will be used as […]
Are you still using JSP as view technology for you JSF pages? You shouldn’t! Although not an official standard (yet), Facelets offers many advantages over JSP. Facelets adds templating and an easy way to create ‘composition components’, just to name two of the most important benefits.
Another very useful feature is the debug option. By just adding something like
<ui:debug hotkey="p" rendered="true"/>
to your page, you can now display a debug window at runtime by just pressing CTRL + SHIFT + P in your browser window. Unfortunately, there’s a little bug in this debug window, preventing one of the expandable sections to expand.