You think AJAX is challenging?

If you think AJAX is challenging, check out this video. Any one who ever skied or snowboarded will find this video amazing. So, what do you think? AJAX development or this easy black diamond?More

Exadel Studio Pro is now FREE!

Exadel Studio Pro version 4.0.4 is now free and available for download from It has a trial period until May 15th. After that, it will be re branded as Red Hat Developer Studio. If you are confused about this, check out my earlier post about Exadel and Red Hat. There is also a new…More

AJAX training with

OpenSourceLive is starting the new year with trainings in Los Angeles (March 6,7,8) and San Diego (March 8,9,10). I will be teaching the AJAX course. Check out the website, (it will be updated shortly). It’s a great way to gain good experience with new technologies in short period of time. Send me an email…More

JSF with AJAX – article in EclipseReview

It’s been a while since I posted anything. December issue of EclipseReview has published an article that I wrote about JSF and AJAX using Ajax4jsf open source framework. It has a small example you an try out.More

Exadel RichFaces 2.0

We just released Exadel RichFaces 2.0 (previously known as Exadel VCP). We have a great new demo site, . My favorite component is draggable. You can drag and drop flowers from the grass on to the picture. You can also do click-to-drop. From the picture, just click any flower and it will return back…More

Ajax4jsf – TechTalk with Joseph Ottinger from

Check out my interview with Joseph Ottinger from We are talking about why JSF is the perfect framework for AJAX and how Ajax4jsf and Exadel VCP help to create Rich Internet Applications. Since my interview, Exadel VCP was renamed to Exadel RichFaces with the release of version 2.0 . Check out the new demo…More

My Trip to Eclipse World 2006, Boston, MA

Just got back from Boston after being there for 3 days for Eclipse World 2006. I had two session, Leveraging JSF Components and Building Rich Internet Applications with JSF and AJAX. After chatting with people at the conference, one thing is for sure, more and more companies are choosing JSF as the framework to build…More

My Interview with Kito Mann

You can read my interview with Kito Mann (Kito Mann is editor-in-chief of JSF Central and the author of JavaServer Faces in Action)More