Saturday, September 17, 2005

JSF Refactoring Support

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Creator 2 EA2 now supports JSF refactoring. Take a look at this screenshot of the Refactoring window:

You might think supporting Refactoring is a slamdunk since we're built on top of NetBeans 4.1 which supports refactoring.
However, notice that we're doing a lot of JSF specific stuff here.

  • We update value binding expression references

  • We update navigation rules

  • We update managed beans definitions

  • We update web.xml if the start page has been renamed

Eric had to do a lot of work to get our Creator source modeller to play nice with
the NetBeans one. Yes, we're working to resolve this architectural redundancy - that was partly the agenda for the August
trip to Prague.
Here are some of the suspects at our favorite breakfast bistro in Prague:
Robert Brewin,
Tom Ball, and
Eric Arseneau. Yes, the Eric who did the Creator refactoring work.
This particular cafe serves the largest lattés I've ever seen; not quite "Big Gulp" size but certainly
a healthy morning dose to combat jet lag!

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