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This means that all you need to do to bundle artifacts from the various specifications JPA, JSF, EJB, CDI, and so on is place a descriptor in the right spot; your artifacts will be discovered and included in the larger application.
For more details on these descriptors, see this post. With Forge you can have a web-application built in, literally, two command-line commands.
How do we get JSF. If we are using JSF 1. All files in jar: We can even put Facelets. Detect and register Managed Beans This part is simple. As mentioned in the same article, simply create an empty jar: Add navigation rules This part is also simple.
JSF allows for the faces-config.
This means all you need to do is create a jar: Not only can you add new JSF pages to your application, you can also ensure that those pages are accessible via bookmark-able URLs.
This is about as simple as it gets. For an extra kick, if you wanted to create a self-updating menu with links to your new modules a navigation area, all you would need to do in your application is call: Conclusion I hope this is enough to stimulate some thought. I have not been able to actually put this together myself, but in concept at least, there is nothing to stop one from creating a system like the one I have described.
A fully modular web-application with very little actual configuration. Please post your experiences below!Write a new executable and delete or save a copy of the old one -- you could send a diff over the network and have a third program, the update monitor or whatever, to apply it.
It would be just a small script that could be started from the remote app when it realizes an update is available. Creating an Auto-Updating C# Windows Service April 10, // By Larry Smithmier Don’t you love it when problems that seemed insurmountable in the past turn out to be fairly trivial to implement because of new techniques/libraries?
I was recently asked the question, "Is it possible to create a modular JSF application, where JAR-files act as plug-ins and allow xhtml views, images, css, navigation rules, and managed beans to be added as modules to the application?" The answer to this question is, "of course," but there is no pre-set way of.
More students apply for CAM courses: Celia Bell's defence. Sigh! The Times Higher Education Supplement (27 July ) reports an % increase in applications for 'university' courses in complementary medicine. Tracking keyword rank is as old as the SEO industry itself.
But how you do (and use) it is changing. Are you keeping up? This post covers how I create and use rank indexes and introduces a new and improved way to track rank in Google Analytics. Jul 18, · Jaime Wyant wrote: Can anyone give me some pointers on writing "self-updating" python programs?
I have an application that is almost ready for beta.