Category: ICEfaces

ICEmobile on the BlackBerry Z10

Posted on Friday, March 15th, 2013 by Cruz Miraback

At last, we have obtained a BlackBerry Z10 from the good folks at Telus (thanks to Rob). Without question, this is the best BlackBerry yet. It is a well constructed, modern smartphone with all of the required features for building interesting applications (front and rear cameras, accelerometer, gyroscope, and high resolution display).

It will be fun to try out the various BlackBerry Ap ... read more


Why Upgrade from ICEfaces 1.8 to ICEfaces 3.2?

Posted on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 by Brian McKinney

From time to time we have customers ask us why they should consider upgrading their application from running on ICEfaces version 1.8 to version 3.2.  They are curious as to what the differences and added benefits are between the two major release platforms.  I thought it might be worth trying to summarize the differences here:

  • 350 New Features and Enhancements: In addition ... read more

JSFCentral Episode 30: Ted Goddard on ICEfaces and ICEmobile

Posted on Monday, February 11th, 2013 by Cruz Miraback

JSFCentral editor-in-chief Kito D. Mann talks with Ted Goddard about ICEfaces, ICEmobile, JSF 2.2, and more and is available as an audio podcast or transcript.

Augmented Reality: ICEmobile with Vuforia

Posted on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 by Cruz Miraback

Without question, the most captivating new feature in ICEmobile is the Augmented Reality marker viewer.

Here is a short demonstration showing how marker-based augmented reality can be easily used within a web application. The application developer simply creates a list of Wavefront .obj files and these are attached to the AR markers according to their index in the list. (This is just mob ... read more


ICEfaces Roadmap Update

Posted on Monday, December 3rd, 2012 by Ken Fyten

As we approach the end of 2012 I wanted to provide a quick overview of the near-term ICEfaces release roadmap. Of course, there are some very exciting ICEmobile and ICEpdf releases coming soon as well, but I’ll limit this post to ICEfaces.

  • ICEfaces EE 1.8.2.GA_P05 will shipping in the next day or two. This is the 5th maintenance patch in support of our ICEfaces Enterprise Ed ... read more

What’s New in the ICEfaces 3.2 Beta?

Posted on Friday, September 28th, 2012 by Ken Fyten

The ICEfaces 3.2 Beta release is out now and introduces the following key new features:

New ACE Components

  • ace:gMap
    • All-new implementation based on Google Maps JavaScript API v3.
    • The ace:gMap component has a large number of helper subcomponents:
      • ace:gMapControl – Modify the controls that appe ... read more

ICEfaces 3.1 Released

Posted on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 by Ken Fyten

ICEsoft is pleased to announce the release of ICEfaces 3.1!

ICEfaces 3.1 is an official feature ... read more


Efficient Content Management with New ICEmobile Layout Components

Posted on Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 by Cruz Miraback

The ICEmobile project just added a few new layout components, which will enable enterprise developers to not only create flexible view layouts based upon various device needs, but also enhance the performance of their applications. Trying to adhere to minimizing the number of round tri ... read more


ICEmobile Spring

Posted on Friday, June 22nd, 2012 by Cruz Miraback

ICEmobile isn’t just for ICEfaces anymore: combining ICEmobile with Spring MVC is another excellent way to build a hybrid mobile application.

To get started, download this week’s source bundle ICEmobile-29638-we ... read more


IE 6/7/8: Like House Guests That Never Leave

Posted on Thursday, June 21st, 2012 by Brian McKinney

Have you ever had a house party where at the end of the night, you are ready to pack it in but you are faced with a guest that will never leave?  I think the early versions of Internet Explorer are a lot like that guest.  They were great friends, exciting friends, back in their day.  But time has moved on, and newer more exciting friends (read: “browsers”) have emerged.  They have more ... read more