Event Driven Programming with JSF

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1) Introduction This article discusses theories and concepts related to JSF Event Model. It details the supporting high level classes and interfaces that are involved in JSF Event Handling Mechanism. The logical categorization of JSF Events is also explained along with code snippets. Then, the tags available in the core JSF Framework are also discussed. […]

Navigation model in JSF

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1) Introduction In this article, let us see the different types of Navigation mechanisms available in JSF. The JSF Navigation Model is both declarative and programmatic, i,e, Navigation can be configured either statically in the deployment time or dynamically during the run-time of a Web Application. We will see how to configure such navigation models […]

JSF implementations – Ajax4Jsf, RichFaces and IceFaces

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Introduction With the advent of internet, there has been constant paradigm change from time and again. There are many scripting web languages which came and showed their impact now and then. But the feature I am going to talk about will give a close look to internet as a close friend.In this article, I am […]

Introduction to Ajax4Jsf

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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. […]

Introduction to Java Server Faces(JSF) HTML Tags

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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 JSF Core Tags Library

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Introduction to Java Server Faces (JSF)

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1) Introduction In Fact, JSF is nothing but an abstraction over the existing Web Framework. JSF is implemented as a Servlet which is called the Faces Servlet. Before the advent of JSF, Servlets and JSP are the predominant ones that form the core components in the development of a Web Application. Let us see the […]