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JavaServer Faces in Action is an introduction, a tutorial, and a handy reference. With the help of many examples, the book explains what JSF is, how it works, and how it relates to other frameworks and technologies like Struts, Servlets, Portlets, JSP, and JSTL. It provides detailed coverage of standard components, renderers, converters, and validators, and how to use them to create solid applications. This book will help you start building JSF solutions today.
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Part 1 Exploring JavaServer Faces
1. Introducing JavaServer Faces
2. JSF fundamentals
3. Warming up: getting around JSF
4. Getting started with the standard components
5. Using the input and data table components
6. Internationalization, validators, and converters
Part 2 Building user interfaces
7. Introducing ProjectTrack
8. Developing a user interface without Java code: the Login page
9. Developing a user interface without Java code: the other pages
10. Integrating application functionality
Part 3 Developing application logic
11. The JSF environment
12. Building an application: design issues and foundation classes
13. Building an application: backing beans, security, and internationalization
14. Integrating JSF with Struts and existing applications
Part 4 Writing custom components, renderers, validators, and converters
15. The JSF environment: a component developer’s perspective
Appendix A: Using JSF without JSP
The online extension consists of five chapters in part 5 as well as four appendixes that are not included in the print edition. They are available for free download from the owner’s Manning user account bookshelf. This is the table of contents for the online extension.
Part 5 Writing custom components, renderers, validators, and converters: examples
UIInputDate: a simple input component
UIHeadlineViewer: a composite, data-aware component
19. UINavigator: a model-driven toolbar component
20. Validator and converter examples
Appendix B: A survey of JSF IDEs and implementations
Appendix C: Extending the core JSF classes
Appendix D: JSF configuration
Appendix E: Time zone, country, language, and currency codes
About the Technology
JavaServer Faces helps streamline your web development through the use of UI components and events (instead of HTTP requests and responses). JSF components (buttons, text boxes, checkboxes, data grids, etc.) live between user requests, which eliminates the hassle of maintaining state. JSF also synchronizes user input with application objects, automating another tedious aspect of web development.
About the book
The online extension consists of five chapters in part 5 as well as four appendixes that are not included in the print edition. They are available to owners of the book for free download from manning.com.
- Use JSF widgets
- Integrate with Struts and existing apps
- Benefit from JSF tools by Oracle, IBM, and Sun
- Build custom components and renderers
- Build converters and validators
- Put it all together in a JSF application
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This book unlocks the full power of JSF ... It’s a necessity.
... explains advanced topics in detail. Well-written and a quick read.
... by a programmer who knows what programmers need.
A great reference and tutorial!