This page gives a brief overview of the roadmap for PlotFaces. Everything that hasn’t already happened is subject to change depending on what is requested or needs doing.
PlotFaces takes a different, more code based, approach to charting than other JSF libraries and as such you won’t see hundreds of attributes on the JSF chart tags. For simple charts an attribute base approach to configuration works well. For example a page author could specify the x-axis label with an attribute like this xaxislabel=”foo” and never need to get near anything that looks like code. The problem comes though when you want to expose forty different axis options for twelve different axes which is perfectly possible with jqPlot – placing 500+ attributes on an element is not a solution that is going to work.Continue reading
PlotFaces is evolving quickly at the moment so rather than clutter the bug tracker with every little thing that I come across that needs fixing or improving I’m currently maintaining a list here. Once I’m happy PlotFaces is broadly feature complete and bug free I’ll switch over to using the bug tracker. Rest assured the vast majority of these issues are with the demonstration application rather than PlotFaces.Continue reading
WatchedFlix home page coming soon…
I recently came down with a very serious case of pneumonia which has left me pretty much stuck in bed for several weeks while I recover. Of course being a fully signed up member of the geek squad I can’t help but monitor my condition so I’ve bought a data logging pulse oximeter. This page details my fiddling with the device.Continue reading