The EchoPoint project provides a rich collection of web components which seamlessly integrate with the Echo Web Framework.
We believe that EchoPoint, combined with Echo, provides one of the simplest, richest and certainly the most stateful frameworks for Web application development.
Version 1.0 has been released
EchoPoint v1.0 has been released. It is now available for download from SourceForge and in CVS.
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¶ About The EchoPoint Project
What is EchoPoint all about anyway?
¶ EchoPoint Validation
EchoPoint now has validation support built in. To find out how to use it, look inside....
¶ Using JspComponentPeer - The alternative way to building UI peers
You can now build the underlying HTML representation of a component using JSP technology...
¶ Using the HtmlTemplatePanel and JspTemplatePanel components.
This article outlines how you can use the HtmlTemplatePanel and JspTemplatePanel to put some "Look" into your "Feel".
If you have previously used a "page" based web framework, then this article is definitely for you.
¶ EchoPoint now has Cascading Style Sheet support
You can now use 'W3C CSS like' style sheet files to determine how your Echo application will look.
¶ Component identifier on roids!
So many possible uses and only one Component identifier. This article discusses ways around this issue.
¶ Using Images in Echo
This article discusses the ins and outs of using Images in an Echo web application. It also has a brief introduction to the EchoPoint image classes.
¶ Web Resources In Echo Applications
Having trouble finding and using application resources in your Echo application? This article outlines some code strategies for dealing with them...
¶ Passing Parameters to an Echo application.
This article examines ways to pass information to an Echo application and how it can be used pass on infomation back to others web applications.
¶ Integrating Echo into Existing Frameworks
Servlets have been around for a long time now. This article discusses some of the issues encountered when integrating Echo with existing Servlet frameworks.
¶ Using the EchoPoint Tree Component
This article outlines the popular EchoPoint Tree component and how to customize it to suit your needs.
¶ Advanced Component Creation Issues
This article discusses issues related to advanced component creation in Echo. It come from the experience of the author in creating many of the EchoPoint components.
¶ Why would you build your web applications in Java and Echo?
This article asks the question : "Why would you build your web application in Java and Echo?". Why would you bother with so many alternatives out there?
¶ When to use Echo and EchoPoint
So when should you create or not create an Echo web application? This article muses on the benefits and drawbacks of using EchoPoint and the Echo Web Framework.
¶ Contributing to the EchoPoint project
Have you got an Echo component that you would like contribute to the EchoPoint project?
¶ What is the difference between EchoPoint and Echo?
Just what is the difference between Echo and EchoPoint. This short article answers this and concludes "not much!"
¶ Where is Echo Point?
Are you wondering what the image at the top of this page is all about. Well read on to find out more.