Authentication in JSF2 with JAAS: Part 2 – Authenticating a client/user

The second part of the series covers the basics needed to understand authorization in a JavaEE application based on the principles provided by JAAS and how they apply in modern, JavaEE based web applications. The user is thought, how to configure his web-application to use role-based authorization and authenticate against a specific realm.

Using German Umlauts / Umlaute in JSF/JSF2

If you happen to localize your JSF Web-Application to German, you’ll probably have problems displaying German Umlauts ( äÄ, ö Ö, ü Ü, ß) in your page. How to resolve this? Encode the umlauts with their Unicode code in your message-bundle like this ä = \u00e4 Ä = \u00c4 ö = \u00f6 Ö =\u00d6 ü […]

Spring Security Facelets/JSF 2.0 Taglib released in v0.3

The Spring Security Facelets/JSF 2.0 Taglib got released in version 0.3. CHANGES: Replaced roles.isEmpty() with roles.equals(“”) to allow usage with Java 5 Adopted taglib for usage with Spring 3/Spring Security 3 final removed faces-config.xml in taglibs for jsf 1.2 as it prevented deploying in some scenarios Fetch it from the Project Homepage