Author Archives: Ken Fogel

About Ken Fogel

Chairperson and Program Coordinator for the Computer Science Technology Program at Dawson College, Montreal. Instructor at the Continuing Education Computer Institute of Concordia University, Montreal. Passionate about teaching and inspiring students to be better programmers. Member of the NetBeans Dream Team.

Using Font Awesome Icons in a JavaServer Faces h:commandButton

This will be a short blog. Today I spent way too much time looking for a solution. I am writing a web app for my GoPiGo3 robot car. The first version used 5 JSF h:commandButton buttons labelled forward, right, reverse, left and stop. I wanted to replace them with icons from the Font Awesome library. I thought this was a… Read more »

REST Client Code Generated by NetBeans Does Not Handle Lists and the Solution

In my Introduction to Java Web Services course I use as an example a web service that returns a List of JPA entity objects of type Fish. A Fish is just several fields that describes different aspects of aquarium fish. For many years, going back to 2004, I only showed SOAP services. The code generator in my favourite IDE, NetBeans,… Read more »