Wicket Web Beans 1.1 Released

After an overly long delay, Wicket Web Beans 1.1 has been released. I really appreciate Daniel Toffeti’s contributions.¬†Also thanks to Cemal at (http://jWeekend.com) for pushing us to get this release out. jWeekend is gracious hosting the live samples for us (see below). Looking forward, Daniel is going to start on the Wicket 1.4 migration. And, maybe someday, I’ll get back to WWB 2.0. The code for it is on the 2. [Read More]

Wicket Web Beans 2.0 Features

One of the ideas I have for WWB 2.0 is to allow Apache JXPath expressions for instead of straight bean properties. Also, you’ll be able to specify the same kind of expressions for parameter values. This makes all parameter values dynamic - unlike most of the parameters in WWB 1.x. JXPath functions can be implemented in Java. This would allow for a great deal of flexibility. For example, this would let you call a function for a parameter’s value and have some complex logic behind it. [Read More]

Starting Work on WWB 2.0

I’ve got some new ideas and directions for Wicket Web Beans, so I’m starting work on 2.0. I hope to incorporate some of the previous requests and comments in an elegant and cohesive manner. WWB 2.0 work will proceed under branch wwb-2.0. I made a snapshot of the unreleased WWB 1.1 work in SVN under branches/wwb-1.1 prior to the 2.0 branch. WWB 1.1 work will continue on the trunk. Databinder has been updated to 1. [Read More]

Wicket Web Beans 1.0 (final) Released

Wicket Web Beans 1.0 (final) has been released. Major inclusions in this release are the finalization of the Databinder integration and Wicket 1.3.0 (final) support. http://wicketwebbeans.sourceforge.net Archived Comments Petr Sakar - Jan 1, 2008 Hi Dan, nice work. Can you please look at http://www.nabble.com/Change-of-panel-td14797276.html - I think it would make it easier to create new components for WWB. What do you think ? Petr Sakar Dan Syrstad - Jan 1, 2008 Hi Petr: Actually, creating a new field component does not require the creation of an html file, although most of the time you need to create one. [Read More]

WicketWebBeans 1.0-rc2 Released

Wicket Web Beans 1.0-rc2 has been released. Major inclusions in this release are a Java metadata API, annotations, and 18+ new features. 1.0 Final is planned to be released in 10 days if no major issues are found. http://wicketwebbeans.sourceforge.net UPDATE: GitHub: https://github.com/dsyrstad/wicket-web-beans Archived Comments Jonathan Locke - Dec 2, 2007 One suggestion: simplify or refactor BeanMetaData constructions somehow. Why not use factory methods to create BeanMetaData? I think it might be a bit more self-documenting. [Read More]

SVN Reorganized

The WWB subversion tree has been reorganized in preparation for the 1.0-rc2 release. The trunk now contains the Wicket 1.3.0-rc1 support and the wicket-1.3 branch is gone. The Wicket 1.2.6 support is now in the wicket-1.2.6 branch. In addition, the Java packages have been renamed from wicket.contrib.webbeans to net.sourceforge.wicketwebbeans to be more consistent with Sourceforge projects.

Working towards RC2

I’m working towards getting Wicket Web Beans 1.0-rc2 out. We’ve added a few features and Mark Southern has been working on a API to integrate WWB with Databinder. It’s looking good and should be out in a few days. One of the last major steps is getting the Maven snapshots releases out to the snapshot repository and releases on apache.maven.org.