Category Archives: Jakarta EE

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 »