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


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

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


Open Source is Cheaper – But it’s not really free, is it?

Posted on Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 by Brian McKinney

I think by now, everybody in the industry is aware of the impact that open source software has had on the way companies develop products and conduct business.  I also think that most users are smart enough to recognize the fact that there is no such thing as a “free lunch” when it comes to software development.  Sure you can download software and embed it into your system without having t ... read more