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Created by Fang on February 10, 2012 16:17:13    Last update: February 10, 2012 16:17:13
The annotation @org.hibernate.annotations.Type overrides the default hibernate mapping type used for a column. This can usually be omitted since Hibernate normaly infers the correct type to use. But @Type is required in ambiguous scenarios such as a java.util.Date attribute, which can map to SQL DATE , TIME or TIMESTAMP . You use the @Type("timestamp") annotation to tell Hibernate that a timestamp converter should be used, which identifies an instance of org.hibernate.type.TimestampType . @Type can also be used to identify custom type converters, which can be defined with @TypeDef at the class level: @TypeDefs( { @TypeDef( na... or with an xml file: <?xml version="1.0"?> <!DOCTYPE hibernate-mappi...
Created by Fang on December 06, 2011 19:03:25    Last update: December 07, 2011 08:54:11
Our custom tag, as implemented in the previous note , is broken when a template is used. Create a template file ( home-template.xhtml ): <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Stric... and a test page that uses it ( home.xhtml ): <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <ui:comp... Then request the page with URL: http://localhost:8080/facelet-demo/home.jsf?name=Jack . You'll find that our hello tag works inside ui:repeat but fails to get the value defined by ui:param ! What's the problem? Our hello tag implementation evaluated the EL with the wrong EL context! This is the corrected implementation: package com.example; import
Created by Fang on November 10, 2011 09:26:12    Last update: November 10, 2011 09:26:12
Syntax highlighted XML schema for JSF 2.0 Application Configuration Resource File ( faces-config.xml ). Almost 3000 lines! <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <xsd:sch...
Created by Fang on September 07, 2009 20:44:15    Last update: November 03, 2011 14:43:19
Step 1: Repackage a web app as EAR A Java EE application is a multimodule Maven project. At the very least you'll need to package a WAR and an EAR. To get started, I'll simply re-package the simple webapp as an EAR. Create a directory named javaee-app Copy the webapp from here to javaee-app . Rename struts1app to webapp . Create pom.xml under javaee-app : <project> <modelVersion>4.0.0</modelVersion>... Create a directory named ear under javaee-app . Create pom.xml under ear : <project> <modelVersion>4.0.0</modelVersion>... Modify pom.xml in the webapp directory so that it looks like this: <project> <modelVersion>4.0.0</modelVersion> ... Build with " mvn package " in the javaee-app directory. You can see that ear-1.0.ear is successfully generated in javaee-app/ear/target . Maven successfully resolves dependencies between the sub-projects....
Created by Fang on November 02, 2011 16:40:10    Last update: November 02, 2011 16:40:10
Facelet taglib schema from JavaServer Faces Spec 2.0: <xsd:schema targetNamespace="
Created by Fang on October 30, 2011 20:35:17    Last update: October 30, 2011 20:37:03
This note lists some of the different behaviors I found using different JSF implementations. In the simple JSF facelet example, I used Sun's reference implementation version 2.0.0-RC: <dependency> <groupId>javax.faces</gro... With this version, the DOCTYPE declaration is dropped when the page is rendered. It doesn't matter what DOCTYPE you declare in your templates, the facelet engine simply drops it. The problem with this is, your page is always displayed in quirks mode , despite your intentions to require standards compliant mode. The DOCTYPE problem is fixed in release 2.0.2-FCS . Change the dependency in pom.xml to: <dependency> <groupId>javax.faces</gro... and test again, you'll find that DOCTYPE is faithfully passed over to the browser (view source at browser). You can delete the DOCTYPE declaration in the xhtml template...
Created by Fang on October 28, 2011 13:49:40    Last update: October 30, 2011 19:23:25
This is a simple example to demonstrate the templating power of JSF facelets. If you've used struts tiles before, you'll recognize the simplicity of templating with facelets. I've stripped out everything else except the pages themselves, just to put our focus on facelets. This is a Maven based project, and you need Tomcat (or any servlet container) to run the resulting webapp. To begin with this is the list of files: ./pom.xml ./src/main/webapp/home.xhtml ./src... I left faces-config.xml in there for completeness sake, it may not be needed. The Maven POM ( pom.xml ): <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <project... Web app configuration ( WEB-INF/web.xml ): <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <web-app... Empty WEB-INF/faces-config.xml : <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!-- Thi... index.jsp is simply a redirect to home.jsf : <% response.sendRedirect("home.jsf"); %>...
Created by Fang on October 28, 2011 14:49:53    Last update: October 28, 2011 14:52:19
Facelet templates can be nested, for example, a page can use a template which inherits from another template. To demonstrate this, let's start from the simple example and make these additions: Add a place holder for CSS style sheets in WEB-INF/templates/default.xhtml : <h:head> <title>Facelets Template Demo</tit... Add a derivative template ( WEB-INF/templates/default-style.xhtml ) which provides CSS: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <ui:comp... Add a page that uses the styled template ( home-style.xhtml ): <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <ui:comp... The only difference between this file and home.xhtml is the template being used. Compare the display of the pages home.xhtml and home-style.xhtml .
Created by Dr. Xi on April 26, 2011 20:12:01    Last update: April 28, 2011 15:28:12
An XML schema is a definition of XML files, in XML. It plays the same role as old-time DTDs. Overall, an XML schema file looks like this: <schema attributeFormDefault = (qualified | u... The attribute meanings: targetNamespace : The name space targeted by the current schema definition. It can be any URI. id and version : For user convenience, the W3C spec defines no semantics for them. xml:lang : Natural language identifier defined by RFC 3306 . attributeFormDefault and elementFormDefault : Set default values for the form attribute for attribute and element declarations. blockDefault and finalDefault : Set default values for the block and final attributes for attribute and element declarations. The W3C defined some built-in datatypes . Examples of primitive datatypes are: string ,...
Created by Dr. Xi on April 01, 2011 12:59:10    Last update: April 04, 2011 14:14:17
To configure Tomcat HTTP Basic Authentication with SSL: Configure web app for basic authentication (add these in web.xml ): <security-constraint> <web-resource-collec... Three elements are needed for this to work: security-constraint with the url-pattern to protect, login-config for the type of authentication method to use, and security-role for the role name(s) used in the security-constraint . Add login info to conf/tomcat-users.xml : <tomcat-users> <role rolename="testUserRole... Turn on SSL in conf/server.xml : <Connector port="8443" protocol="HTTP/1.1" SSLEnab... For default keystore file ${user.home}/.keystore , the keystoreFile attribute can be omitted. Otherwise, add keystoreFile="/path/to/keystore/file" . The setup is different if you are using APR .
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