A key Browser Framework component is its structured data model that supports dynamic data manipulation -- meaning that data could be lately bounded and can be manipulated on the client, either by the user or through a Web service or other Web-based update mechanisms, without a page-refresh. We had a Eclipse Modelling Framework EMF Core classes (http://www.eclipse.org/emf) based implementation. The BF framework also provides rich user interface controls that were tied to JSF based emitters -Twisty, TreeView, DataGrid, ListView, TabbedPanel, DatePicker, GraphDraw, and Dialog.
Some of the design aspects we talked about in our 2004 paper in IBM Systems Journal
Here is an image of some of the controls and a portal app -