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[JavaOne] State of the Web Tier

I'm sitting here with Bruce, listening to Craig McClanahan and others speak about the "state of the web tier." After the first 15 minutes, it seems like a waste of time. I should go to something I don't know about. The first 15 minutes touched on MVC frameworks and things like filter and tag libraries. I was impressed that they mentioned WebWork, Tapestry and Spring. Heck, they even mentioned SiteMesh when they talked about filters. Now Craig is talking about portlets.

It would be cool to do some portlet development. I took a class a couple of years ago to become a Portal Server instructor. I got certified, but never actually taught a course.

JSF: A server-side user interface component framework for Java technology-based web application. It's not an application framework for your business logic - it's for the UI only. JSF looks cool - especially since it uses the same "form backing object" like Spring MVC has. I think JSF has an advantage over a lot of other frameworks because (1) it'll be well documented and (2) it'll be well tested and (3) it'll be widely used. Having a widely-used technology is sooooo much easier to learn than ones that aren't. I'm willing to bet that the JSF version of AppFuse will be the most popular one in a year from now. By the end of the year, AppFuse will support WebWork, Tapestry and JSF in its web layer - in addition to Struts and Spring MVC.

Demo time. Craig is showing us the JSF demo app that we saw in the keynote. We're looking at Java Studio Creator now. There's a Creator party tomorrow night - get tickets from downstairs at the Creator booth.

J2EE 5.0: New name, same great platform. Final release in second half of 2005. Ease of Development is the primary theme. Based on J2SE 5.0, with great benefits (shouldn't it be J5SE and J5EE - WTF!?). New JSRs: JSP 1.2/JSF 1.2 - EL alignment is key. Toolability is key. Maintenance reviews: Servlets and JSTL. - successor J2EE 5.0. Work will begin shortly after JavaOne and JSRs will be filed after JavaOne. Experts groups are on - JSP and JSTL are there today. Also,the JSF Reference Implementation is now on BTW, I'm on the J2EE 5.0 Expert Group so hopefully I can contribute to making J2EE 5.0 easier too. They'll let just about anyone onto these expert groups - can you believe they let both Hani and I in? ;-)

Posted in JavaOne at Jun 28 2004, 03:29:35 PM MDT 5 Comments

How did you get on, is it by invitation/recomendation? I see Bill is there, I assume he nominated you? That is good to hear...

Posted by dsuspense on June 30, 2004 at 01:02 AM MDT #

Actually, there's just a nomination form on the web and I nominated myself. ;-)

Posted by Matt Raible on June 30, 2004 at 07:09 PM MDT #

I don't see Hani on there ?. ..

Posted by on July 04, 2004 at 11:15 PM MDT #

Last week he was listed as an individual, with Ironflare next to his name. Now it looks like it's just listed under "Ironflare AB."

Posted by Matt Raible on July 05, 2004 at 01:31 PM MDT #

Try getting on an expert group that is led by IBM sometime.

Posted by on July 08, 2004 at 12:20 PM MDT #

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