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Re: Java Server Faces

From: Mike Kienenberger <mkienenb@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 18:00:18 -0400
Message-ID: <8f985b96050815150050b67e2e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dharmesh Mistry <Dharmesh.Mistry@edgeipk.com>
Cc: Xforms W3C WG <www-forms@w3.org>

At the time I evaluated XForms (March), the only fully-functional
implementation available was FormsPlayer.  In addition, one of the
features that interested us in XForms was the ability to use it on an
isolated client laptop.

On 8/15/05, Dharmesh Mistry <Dharmesh.Mistry@edgeipk.com> wrote:
> This is Very useful, thank you.
> 
> Why didn't you choose a server side XForms solution like Orbeon?
> 
> Kind regards............Dharmesh
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Kienenberger [mailto:mkienenb@gmail.com]
> Sent: 15 August 2005 15:24
> To: Dharmesh Mistry
> Cc: Xforms W3C WG
> Subject: Re: Java Server Faces
> 
> I started my current project in client-side XForms.  I've now
> converted it to server-side JSF.
> 
> The two technologies are quite similar in how they define and solve
> problems, but XForms is generally interpreted on the client while JSF
> is generally interpreted on the server.
> 
> There's nothing preventing an XForms renderkit for JSF, but it would
> be quite a bit of work to make them work together due to the large
> amount of overlap between the two technologies, since both
> technologies perform the same processes.
> 
> There's a Feb 2005 article titled "Using JSF technology for XForms
> applications" that you can take a look at.
> 
> http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/edu/j-dw-java-jsfx-i.html
> 
> I read through it before I started XForms or JSF, and I probably
> should read through it again.   At the time, the sample code didn't
> work, and my understanding of both technologies was still weak.   My
> impressions at the time were that the proposed solution didn't really
> make the technologies work together, but simply used JSF to generate
> an XForms page which was then independent of JSF.
> 
> I would love to see an integrated set of XForms JSF components that
> transparently transferred information between the two systems.
> 
> -Mike
> 
> 
> On 8/13/05, Dharmesh Mistry <Dharmesh.Mistry@edgeipk.com> wrote:
> > Dear all,
> >
> > What are your thoughts on JSF, is this friend or foe? Has anyone
> written a
> > detailed article comparing XForms with JSF?
> >
> > Any help would be useful.............kind regards Dharmesh
> >
>
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