This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
JSF is much more than a client-side mechanism. It makes the job of developing MVC-style web applications much simpler than anything presented for J2EE up to now.
Customer surveys are for companies who didn't pay proper attention to begin with.