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From noah <iamn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [announcement] JTK: An Ajax JSF Component Development Framework
Date Wed, 31 Oct 2007 14:08:04 GMT
On 10/31/07, Matthias Wessendorf <matzew@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> did a quick look and found these two statements:
> -Apache Trinidad requires that the developer create the tag library
> file and a renderer.
>
> => you write meta-data and a renderer. The meta-data is used to
> *generate* TLD/the components. Metadata is also useful for tools.

Sorry, I must have misunderstood. I wrote most of that six months ago,
and there wasn't any documentation about how it works/how to use it.

>
> -Components developed with Trinidad only work properly with the
> Trinidad view root.
>
> => there is no "TrinidadViewRoot" class.

Sorry if I misunderstood, but there wasn't any documentation about it
when I wrote that.  Am I wrong that Trinidad generated components will
only work with Trinidad?  I'm not trying to spread misinformation,
that is just my understanding of the way things worked a few months
ago.

>
> -Matthias
>
>
>
>
>
> On 10/31/07, noah <iamnoah@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Guys, I've got a little sales pitch, but it's not too OT :)
> >
> > If you've ever had to develop a JSF component, you know it's not the
> > simplest thing in the world.  If you want to Ajax enable your
> > component, you can either roll your own Ajax framework, which makes it
> > a big hassle for anyone that wants to use it, or tie yourself to an
> > existing JSF Ajax framework, e.g. Trinidad PPR, Ajax4JSF, DynaFaces,
> > etc. which means your component probably can't be used with the other
> > frameworks.
> >
> > Well, in bried, I managed to get a master's degree by coming up with a
> > solution [1] to this 'problem', which is now an open source project.
> > If you want to write Ajaxy JSF components that can be used with any
> > JSF Ajax framework, do write them, tried component writing and thought
> > it was too much work, or are the least bit interested, please give it
> > a try [2]. It only takes 15 minutes.
> >
> > Currently we support Trinidad PPR (1.2 only) and DynaFaces. i.e. if
> > you write an Ajax enabled component, it will work automagically with
> > both frameworks. We're also working on Ajax4JSF support.
> >
> > Feedback, interest, donations, suggestions for a better name, etc. are
> > greatly appreciated. Sorry, no offers of marriage; already, happily.
> >
> > [1] Google Code Page: http://www.jsftoolkit.com/
> >
> > [2] Developer's Guide:
> > http://decenturl.com/jsftoolkit/jtk-jsf-ajax-component-framework
> >
> > [3] Mailing List: jsf-toolkit@googlegroups.com
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Noah
> >
> > P.S. For those of you on more than one JSF list, sorry for the x-post.
> >
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>
>
> --
> Matthias Wessendorf
>
> further stuff:
> blog: http://matthiaswessendorf.wordpress.com/
> mail: matzew-at-apache-dot-org
>


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Noah Sloan
(512)299-5701

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