5 Replies Latest reply: Nov 21, 2003 5:03 PM by 55663 RSS

    JSP UIX BC4J vs. UiXML BC4J

    55511
      What are the advantages and disadvantages between using "JSP UIX BC4J" and "UiXML BC4J". I'm interested in knowing more about performance and flexibility.
        • 1. Re: JSP UIX BC4J vs. UiXML BC4J
          55663
          well we don't have any offical public documents but
          here are some comments I have gathered from our team:

          The short answer is that JSP + UIX + BC4J gives poorer performance than BC4J + uiXML, but allows you to use your favorite JSP taglibs.

          Also, there is currently limited support in the JSP editor for UIX JSP tags, and I the uix jsp tags will eventually
          be phased out in the next release of UIX that works with
          Faces.
          • 2. Re: JSP UIX BC4J vs. UiXML BC4J
            4996
            I the uix jsp tags will eventually
            be phased out in the next release of UIX that works
            with Faces.
            Do you mean just the BC4J UIX JSP tags, or all the UIX JSP tags?
            • 3. Re: JSP UIX BC4J vs. UiXML BC4J
              55663
              This post might help explain how UIX will be transitioning
              when faces comes around:

              UIX -> JSF example?

              Also the UIX (JSP and XML) BC4J tags are being phased
              out to use the ADF Data Binding stuff from JDeveloper 10G.
              This post explains that:
              Conversion of BC4J UIX tags to ADF UIX  in 10G
              • 4. Re: JSP UIX BC4J vs. UiXML BC4J
                4996
                You pointed me at my own thread. :)

                I've got a fairly good sense of how the UIX will go to JSF now, but when you said the UIX JSP tags would be phased out, I wanted some clarification because one of the alternatives we were thinking about was using JSPs with the UIX JSP tags. The advantage of this would be sticking with JSP technologies rather than switching to UIX. The disadvantage would be that, if we go with UIX for now, you will migrate that to JSF for us, whereas if we go with just the UIX JSP tags, we would have to do the migration to JSF ourselves. However, if you will be desupporting the UIX JSP tags, then we would probably want to choose between UIX and JSPs with some other tag library.
                • 5. Re: JSP UIX BC4J vs. UiXML BC4J
                  55663
                  Sorry about that, too many posts to OTN lately. Anyway
                  I would think that the UIX JSP issue would be just like
                  the UIX XML issue. That the UIX JSP language would change
                  just like the UIX XML language and would converge on
                  something that would work well with faces. The difference
                  between UIX XML and UIX JSP is that we would provide an
                  upgrade tool for XML but not JSP.