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Max Katz

Max Katz is a Senior Systems Engineer and Developer Advocate at Exadel. Max is a well-known speaker appearing at many conferences, webinars, and JUG meetings.

Max leads Exadel s RIA and mobile strategy. Part of this role is working as the Developer Advocate for Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder (, a cloud-based application for building mobile Web and native apps for any device. In addition, Max leads Exadel s open source projects ( such as Fiji, Flamingo, and JavaFX Plug-in for Eclipse.

Max has been involved with RichFaces since its inception, publishing numerous articles, providing consulting and training, and authoring the book Practical RichFaces (Apress, 2008). Max also co-authored the DZone RichFaces 3 Refcard and the DZone RichFaces 4 Refcard. You can find Max's writings about RIA and mobile technologies on his blog,, and you can find his thoughts about these topics and others on Twitter at @maxkatz.

Max holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis and an MBA from Golden Gate University.

Max Katz's Books

Practical RichFaces

Practical RichFaces

  • Publication Date: September 4, 2011
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3449-4
  • Price: $38.99

Practical RichFaces describes how to take advantage of RichFaces—the integration of the Ajax4jsf and RichFaces libraries—to create flexible and powerful programs, using any Java-based integrated development environment. Learn More …

Practical RichFaces

Practical RichFaces

  • Publication Date: December 15, 2008
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-1055-9
  • Price: $31.99

JBoss RichFaces is a rich JavaServer Faces (JSF) component library that helps developers quickly develop next-generation web applications. Practical RichFaces describes how to best take advantage of RichFaces, the integration of the Ajax4jsf and RichFaces libraries, to create flexible and powerful JSF library-based code. Learn More …