Eclipse Web Tools Platform
New and Noteworthy
WTP 2.0 M4 features the debut of exciting functionality from the new
JavaServer Faces component. It is available as part of an additional
Java Server Faces (JSF)
section of the 2.0 M4
A live webinar for the JavaServer Faces Tools project showcasing some of these features was recorded and is
Faces Config Editor
Similar of the Plug-in Manifest Editor, a comprehensive editor
is provided for the faces config file.
Visual Page Designer
An enhanced Web Page Editor is now available. Building on the existing
JSP editing support, it provides simultaneous synchronized
visual and source editing of a Faces JSP in a split pane
arrangment, a flyout/detachable palette, enhanced property sheets,
a Preview page, and more.
The layout of the panes, as well as whether to show both, is configurable.
More planned features and ideas can be found at the editor's
Tag Library Directive Validation
The JSP Validator will now report if it can not find the library
referred to by a Tag Library Directive, as well as any problems
it finds regarding the prefix value.
Content Assist for Tag Library URIs
Content Assist is now available for the URI value of Tag Library
Once the URI is specified, it will also offer any values
suggested by the library for the prefix.