Re: Introducing Jim Driscoll

From: Ken Paulsen <Ken.Paulsen_at_Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2008 23:26:13 -0700

Welcome! :)


Jim Driscoll wrote:
> Hi all -
> My apologies for not introducing myself earlier... My name is Jim
> Driscoll, and I'm a newish JSF developer, working with Ryan, Ed and
> Roger at Sun.
> Some of you will probably recognize the name, as I'm also the former
> manager of the Java Web Tier. After about 9 years as a manager, I've
> finally gotten my wish of the last 2 or 3 years, and been promoted
> back to engineering :-)
> I'm new to JSF, though as a manager, I've certainly been aware of the
> developments going on in the spec since it's inception. I'm not
> exactly a novice programmer, since I've been coding since the Reagan
> administration, though my last programming gigs were developing the
> servlet API, the Java Web Server, and the first version of J2EE.
> I've been asked by my boss to work on a couple of things: try to
> identify areas that would make JSF easier to use (over and above what
> the EG is already examining), and adding features to the Mojarra
> implementation that would make it more attractive to use.
> I've been using a couple of things that I saw Mojarra was missing as
> an excuse to get my feet wet - writing a couple validators and a
> custom component so far. I'd love suggestions on things that you
> think could be added as well.
> Jim
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