JBoss Seam 3

If you looked at the Seam Status Page the last several months you have to be worried that Seam 3 does not make any real progress (?). Perhaps JSF2 is enough?

a good comparison matrix anywhere?

SEAM 3 extends JSF2 with:

Drools Workflow Engine

Eclipse WTP and Tomcat 7 Problems

If someone having problems with a META-INF/context.xml file and T7 start error with Eclipse Helios:


Tomcat 7 Beta

switched to Tomcat 7.0.2 for


WebDAV Performance in Windows 7



JQuery jGrowl with Wicket

Just one behavior – as simple as that.

public class Growl extends AbstractBehavior {

public Growl(final String title, final String text) {
this.title = title;
this.text = text;

public void renderHead(IHeaderResponse response) {
StringBuilder script = new StringBuilder();
script.append(“$(document).ready(function() {\n”);
script.append(“$.jGrowl(\”” + protectedString(text) + “\”, { header: ‘” + protectedString(title) + “‘, life: 10000 });”);
response.renderJavascript(script.toString(), “Growl”);


What’s missing is a jQuery-lib and jGrowl-lib Header […]

Web Site Snapshots

Created a new service at pagesnapshot.com.

Google Wave

… the new web 2.0 killer app – killing twitter, facebook,… ?

Getting rid of favicon.ico – bypass apache error log entries



Introduction to Web Beans, JSR-299

see examples and docs at jboss

Setting Facelets facelets.DEVELOPMENT at Runtime

If you have a custom configuration file where you switch between development und production environment you can use this custom facelets view handler to override the fixed web.xml entry from facelets (not very clean, but it works).

custom facelets view handler (example for a seam jsf wep app)

You also have to change your faces config and change […]