Tag Archives: JSF

JSF Configuration Context-Parameters

Finding the appropriate configuration parameters for your JSF application can be difficult: Some params are defined in the JSF specification (those start with ‘javax.faces‘) and thus are available in both implementations. Others are implementation specific and are exclusively available for … Continue reading

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JSF Performance Tuning

I had the chance to talk about JSF performance tuning at JAX Con in Mainz, Germany. The slides are available only in German, so here is an English summary of what I was talking about. Introduction Performance-tuning and -optimisation for … Continue reading

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Java EE 7 (JSR-342) is final

With some lateness, the specification for Java EE 7 (JSR 342) went final today, about three years after the release of Java EE 6. Without cloud features and a caching API, it comes with a big support for building HTML5 … Continue reading

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JSF 2.2 (JSR-344) is final

Only few weeks before the scheduled release of Java EE  7, JSR 344 – the defining specifiaction for JSF 2.2 – went final today. Despite the version number, JSF 2.2 could be considered to be a major release, including these … Continue reading

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JSF-Comparison: MyFaces vs. Mojarra

A couple of weeks ago we published the results of a comparative study about the performance impact of large component trees on JSF implementations. The article is available in German only so here is a brief summary in English.

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Problem with ui:repeat and NULL values in JSF 2.x

Some months ago I stumbled across some issue with the ui:repeat component in JavaServer Faces 2. The project I worked on used JSF RI 2.0.2, but the problem seems to exist in all 2.x RI versions (especially the current versions … Continue reading

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How to get the total Number of Components in the JSF Component Tree

Knowing the size of the JSF component tree is often times helpful for JSF developers. Unfortunately, JSF does not provide an easy way to inspect the tree itself. Though  prints out the structure of the tree, it does not tell … Continue reading

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