From the Back Cover
- Three totally new chapters on using Facelets tags for templating, building composite components, and developing Ajax applications
- Guidance on building robust applications with minimal hand coding and maximum productivity-without requiring any knowledge of servlets or other low-level "plumbing"
- A complete explanation of the basic building blocks-from using standard JSF tags, to working with data tables, and converting and validating input
- Coverage of advanced tasks, such as event handling, extending the JSF framework, and connecting to external services
- Solutions to a variety of common challenges, including notes on debugging and troubleshooting, in addition to implementation details and working code for features that are missing from JSF
- Proven solutions, hints, tips, and "how-tos" show you how to use JSF effectively in your development projects
About the Author
David Geary is president of Clarity Training Inc. (http://corewebdevelopment.com), a training and consulting company and is the author of eight books on Java technology, including the best-selling Graphic Java™ 2 series (1999), Advanced JavaServer Pages (2001), and Google™ Web Toolkit Solutions (2008), all from Prentice Hall. David is a member of the JSF expert group, a frequent speaker at many software conferences, a Java Champion, and is a three-time JavaOne Rock Star.
Cay S. Horstmann is principal author of Core Java™ Volumes I & II, Eighth Edition (Prentice Hall, 2008). Cay is a professor of computer science at San Jose State University, a Java Champion, and a frequent speaker at computer industry conferences.