Archive: January 2016

Using Client Validators with ICEfaces 4.1

Posted on Thursday, January 7th, 2016 by Ken Fyten

ICEfaces 4.1 introduces a new set of client validator components which can be used to perform validation in the browser without the need to first submit the data to the server, thus avoiding server round-trips and providing a more responsive user-experience.

The new validation component ... read more


Introducing the ICEfaces EE 4.0 Mobile Device Simulator

Posted on Monday, April 20th, 2015 by Ken Fyten

A new feature exclusive to the ICEfaces EE 4.0 release is the ... read more


ICEfaces 4.0 Final Released!

Posted on Friday, November 14th, 2014 by Ken Fyten

The ICEfaces 4.0 final release is now available!

Release Highlights  (final stats)

  • 25 new integrated ICEfaces Mobile Components (MOBI), including Native device support via BridgeIt.
  • 9 new, and 30 enhanced ACE Components.
  • 4 new ICECORE components, with additional JavaScript APIs for ICEfaces bridge features.
  • Targets (and requires) JSF 2.2, a ... read more

ICEfaces 4.0 Beta Released!

Posted on Monday, March 24th, 2014 by Ken Fyten

The long-anticipated ICEfaces 4.0 Beta release has arrived featuring first-class JSF 2.2 support and new mobile JSF components for accessing native-device functions in your JSF web-applications.

Release Highlights:

  • 25 new integrated ICEfaces Mobile Components (MOBI), inclu ... read more

ICEfaces 4.0 Roadmap Update

Posted on Friday, October 18th, 2013 by Ken Fyten

I’m pleased to announce that the next ICEfaces release will be 4.0!

ICEfaces 4.0 will provide JSF 2.2 platform support in ICEfaces, including integration with JSF 2.2 features such as HTML5 pass-through attributes, and resetValues support. In addition to being based on JSF 2.2, we have many exciting new features and improvements planned for this release:

Resource Coalescing in ICEfaces 3.3

Posted on Monday, April 22nd, 2013 by Ken Fyten

Resource Coalescing in ICEfaces 3.3

ICEfaces 3.3 introduces a new framework feature called Resource Coalescing. When Resource Coalescing is enabled, ICEfaces will analyze the JSF JavaScript and CSS resources declared on the initial page load and coalesce them into a single resource of each type (.js, .css).

 

Why Coalesce Resources?

The key benefit of coales ... read more


New Components in ICEfaces 3.3

Posted on Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 by Ken Fyten

I’m pleased to announce that ICEfaces 3.3 is now available. This massive release includes:

  • 12 new features, including:
    • 7 all-new ACE components
    • A new framework-level resource coalescing feature for optimized network utiliza ... read more

Why HTML5 Is Not Enough

Posted on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 by Steve Maryka

As enterprises begin to explore their options for extending IT infrastructure into the mobile space, one of the questions we often hear  is “Why not  just develop my solution using HTML5?”.  I’ll take a stab at answering that, and describe how ICEmobile add ... read more


123D Augmented Reality?

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

One of the missing pieces in developing Augmented Reality applications is the creation of the objects themselves. Autodesk has released 123D Creature, a creature editor for the iPad. According to the specifications, it is capable of .OBJ file export, precisely the input file type supported by ... read more


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