Introduction to Ajax4Jsf


Java Server Faces provided a Component Based Architecture for building User Interface Components for the Web Application. Ajax aims in providing Faster Response to the Client Applications by reloading only the needed Data. Wouldn’t be nice to take the advantages of both Jsf and Ajax for developing Robust Web Applications. Ajax4Jsf provides solution for this. […]

Spring MVC Framework with Example


The Spring MVC provides rich functionality for building robust Web Applications and it is available as a separate module in the Distribution. As a pre-requisite, readers are advised to go through the introductory article on Spring Framework Introduction to Spring Framework. The Spring MVC Framework is architected and designed in such a way that every […]

Introduction to JBoss Seam


1) Introduction Yet another Web Application Framework! This time it is from JBoss Community. JBoss provides a new Web Application Framework called “JBoss Seam” which combines the advantages from the two rapidly growing technologies Enterprise Java Beans 3.0 and Java Server Faces. JBoss Seam, by sitting on top of J2EE provides a nice way of […]

Introduction to Java Server Faces(JSF) HTML Tags


1) Introduction Development of compelling JSF applications requires a good grasp of the JSF tag libraries-core and HTML-that represent a combined total of 43 tags. Because of their prominence in the JSF framework, here you have been provided in-depth coverage of some of those HTML tags, and how you can best use them. Even simple […]

Introduction to Groovy Scripting Language


1) Introduction Groovy is an Object Oriented Scripting Language which provides Dynamic, Easy-to-use and Integration capabilities to the Java Virutual Machine. It absorbs most of the syntax from Java and it is much powerful in terms of funtionalities which is manifiested in the form Closures, Dynamic Typing, Builders etc. Groovy also provides simplified API for […]

Introduction to JSF Core Tags Library


1) Introduction This article introduces about the various Core Tags that are available in JSF. Tags represent some set of Actions that will be executed in the Server. This article assumes the reader to have a fair bit of knowlege in Java Server Faces. If not, then they can visit the Introductory Article in JSF […]

Listener tags in JSF


1) Introduction JSF UI Components emit Events to Listeners if they are registered. The Event Handling Model in Java Server Faces is very similar to Java Beans Event Handling Model. The types of Events emitted will fall either in Action Event, Value-Change Event or Phase Event. For example, clicking a Button or a Hyperlink will […]

Converter tags in JSF


1) Introduction Data entered by the Client Application is always interpreted in the form of Strings. Not this is always we wish to have. There will be times, where the user input like age, salary, date of Birth should be represented by Integer, Double and Date objects respectively. Technically, Data is converted into their appropriate […]

Validator tags in JSF


1) Introduction This article explains about the Validator tags in JSF. In JSF, Data from the Clients, usually Browser, has to be validated before being processed by the Server Web Application. JSF has a number of Built-in Validations and also it comes with a Powerful Validation Framework for plugging-in Custom Validators. Bindings between JSF UI […]

AJAX Support in Struts 2.0


Ajax or Asynchronous JavaScript and XML was introduced by Jesse James Garrett in 2005. He is called the “Father of Ajax” .Ajax is a collection of concepts and technologies that allows richer and more interactive user interaction with the web applications. The Ajax engine allows the user’s interaction with the application to happen asynchronously — […]