The RichFaces command with pride declares an output of the next version of library – 3.3.1 GA. The special Photo Album demonstration application which is available to downloading was also developed. The application is created with use of the RichFaces components.
New components and functionality
With 3.3.1 releases several new components appeared. The components intended for imposition of the HTML page were the most long-awaited. Also with this release there was an opportunity to use subjects which will supplement already existing functionality for a task of appearance of components (skinnability). In addition to the called components one more component appeared —
Components for the HTML layout, subjects
With this release conceptually new functionality – subjects appeared. Subjects – the configured page marking defining as will look the user interface. Subjects are set by means of the theme attribute of a component
It is possible to learn about these components having read the article Layout components for RichFaces 3.3.1, and also official documentation on RichFaces in more detail
The fixed bugs and improvements directed to stabilization of work of components
More than 1100 defects and errors declared through Jira were eliminated – details can be received, having got acquainted with Release Notes
The RichFaces developers improved automatic tests (with use of Slenium) that will provide higher quality of components.
Demo Photo Album application.
Developers put a lot of effort to create the full-scale application where the most part of the user kontroll is implemented by means of RichFaces.
The application is available to downloading and contains bright examples of that as it is possible to use RichFaces in practice. In the application such components and functionality as are used: drag-n-drop
Plans for the future: release 4.0
The main attention of design team of RichFaces will be directed mainly to 4.0 release: a main goal of this release — integration about JSF 2.0, and also stability, higher performance and ease in use of the RichFaces components. All discussions and plans are available on the following pages:
In the middle of the summer 3.3.2 release which will be oriented only to correction of errors and defects will take place.
RichFaces Developer Guide www.jboss.org/file-access/default/members/jbossrichfaces/freezone/docs/devguide/en/html_single/index.html
The page where it is possible to download RichFaces www.jboss.org/jbossrichfaces/downloads library
RichFaces Twitter twitter.com/richfaces
RichFaces Jira jira.jboss.org/jira/browse/RF
Forum of polzovately RichFaces www.jboss.org/index.html?module=bb&op;=viewforum&f;=261
The branch a form where is discussed architecture and design of RichFace www.jboss.org/index.html?module=bb&op;=viewforum&f;=262
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