Ajax Web development and Java client programs
Addressing the SPI performance issues you don't realize you already have
09 Jul 2015
Feature - New frameworks like Angular and Ember make creating applications with a single-page-interface (SPI) easier than ever. But quite often the performance feedback never gets back to the server, especially given the fact that all of that code runs on the...
Six Steps to Accelerating Mobile App Testing
17 Jun 2015
Feature - With software testing being one of the most time consuming steps in the application lifecycle management (ALM) process, everyone is looking at ways to speed up testing. In this article, we look at six ways to accelerate mobile application testing.
Asynchronously invoking a second managed bean method in JavaSever Faces (JSF)
04 May 2015
Tutorial - The new features added to JSF make doing an asynchronous call to the server incredibly easy, but what if you need to follow that first asynchronous call with a second asynchronous call to a JavaServer Faces managed bean? It's a bit of work, but in this...
04 May 2015
Tutorial - Sometimes great frameworks like JSF, Wicket or Spring MVC make simple tasks surprisingly difficult to do. With JavaServer Faces, the simple task of invoking a method on a managed bean is actually a bit of a chore. In this tutorial, we tackle that chore...
Mobile development looks inwards as internal facing apps gain traction
23 Apr 2015
Feature - As enterprise moves forward to provide employees with the apps they need for maximum productivity, everything is on the table for reinvention. A mix of standardized and customized solutions will be required by big business to meet the needs of an...
30 Jan 2015
21 Jan 2015
From web development to delivery: Deep front end knowledge is a must for 2015
02 Dec 2014
Feature - Web based deliver will be taken to new levels in 2015, as the technology used to deliver content over the web will actually become the technology used to built it as well, as development tools take to the web.
Advanced JSF Tutorial: The single page interface (SPI) with Facelets, Ajax and HTML5
07 Sep 2014
Tutorial - Some say it's impossible, but if you really understand the technology, you will realize that creating a single page interface (SPI) with JSF, Facelets, Ajax and HTML really isn't all that hard. In fact, JavaServer Faces makes it pretty easy!
How Apple's restrictive app store policies are driving Android platform adoption
31 Aug 2014
Feature - Wouldn't it stink to create a great mobile application, only to have Apple reject it from being published in their app store? Sadly, that's exactly what's happening, and it's helping to drive software developers to the Android platform.