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ISBN-13: 978-0137012893 ISBN-10: 0137012896 Edition: 3rd

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  • Paperback: 672 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 3 edition (June 6, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0137012896
  • ISBN-13: 978-0137012893
  • Product Dimensions: 1.4 x 6.8 x 8.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #223,195 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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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.

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A long-time best-selling author with the utmost respect for his readers' time, David's books all have a single purpose: To help you master a technology as quickly and efficiently as possible. He writes books like he writes software by constantly iterating over material and refining examples until they reveal the essence of a particular technique. David also iterates obsessively over his writing until discussions are succinct and crystal clear.

David worked full-time for nearly two years on his most recent book, Core HTML5 Canvas, published in full color with syntax highlighted code throughout by Prentice-Hall in May 2012.

After graduating from Oregon State University with a degree in mechanical engineering, David spent eight years at Boeing as a software engineer, and for six of those years he taught off-hour courses in C, C++, and Object-Oriented Design.

In 1994 David moved to Colorado to work for Sun Microsystems. After working on a Smalltalk prototype for his first year, he switched to Java, and soon began working on his first book, Graphic Java, which covered Java's Abstract Window Toolkit and turned out to be one of the best-selling Java books of all time.

David left Sun in 1997 and has since made a living writing books, consulting and training, and speaking at conferences. He has written a total of nine books in the past 15 years, several of which were best-sellers in their respective categories, including the best-selling books on both Java component frameworks: Swing and JavaServer Faces.

In 2011, David co-founded the HTML5 Denver Users Group -- http://www.meetup.com/HTML5-Denver-Users-Group -- which has become one of the most popular meetup groups in Denver with over 1,000 members.

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So far it has been a good book for an intro to Java Faces.
Thomas J. Lavecchia
Maybe it is because I haven't read the entire book carefully yet, there is a lot of information here, and maybe it is because I need to do some rethinking.
olamr
It takes you through the basics very well, and explains it in a simple concise mannger.
Mr. G. Kellerman

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18 of 18 people found the following review helpful By David O'Meara on October 16, 2010
Format: Paperback
While I am still undecided about some of the virtues of JavaServer Faces, this is easily the best resource that I am aware of for those wanting to pick up the technology.

Part of the problem (in my opinion) with JSF are the changes between versions and the complexity when coexisting with other complimenting technologies like JSP, annotations and even HTML and containers. This is the main strength of this book since it provides a roadmap for navigating the intricacies and gotchas without making the core text illegible. Yes, the text is scattered with side comments but it still allows the knowledge to flow without being too distracting.

I also found the examples perfect in complexity and size. They highlight the points from the text without dominating the book and forcing the user to skip pages at a time. The code could have been reduced if the authors used more code snippets rather than complete listings, but the full code was often useful since the book is aimed at beginner to intermediate users that will benefit from having the big picture provided.

It is a Beginner to Intermediate JSF book, and users of that level will benefit from this book as both a learning and reference resource and in my opinion it is worth a place on the JSF-user book shelf.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on May 14, 2013
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Far too many books these days fail to actually tell you what you need to know, and fail to prioritize the "must knows" from the "extras". Actually, far too many are just plain wrong in some critical aspect. This, however, is well written from a teaching/learning perspective, and also complete, relevant, well prioritized. Oh, and right :)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mr. G. Kellerman on January 3, 2014
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For entry level JSF developers the book would be extremely helpful. It takes you through the basics very well, and explains it in a simple concise mannger. However, if you are an intermediate to advanced JSF developer the book does not help much in understanding the deepers dos and don'ts of JSF - this while about 50% of the book are covering the very basics of the JSF basics.

Sections that would be helpful in the book are:
1. Developing for proper handling of the back button.
2. Older JSF issues in rebinding in ViewScope to the already initialized properties and how to circumvent.
3. Handling forms (and form resubmission) and guidelines on when to redirect, link and post (related to back button).
4. The FacesContext and all its glory

In short - a very nice book for those starting with JSF - if you however are looking for the JSF secrets and expert advice - then this book is not for you.

Gwie
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on September 22, 2013
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I really liked this book, because it gave me answers where other books on JSF could not. It is well written, and introduces the concepts as you need them. Highly recommended.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Richard on August 3, 2010
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I bought before the book 'JavaServer Faces 2.0, The Complete Reference' and I was not totally satisfied. I have found better and clearer explanations in this new book (Core JavaServer Faces) about some points I did not like in the first book. Remark: I have not read the chapter about custom components yet (in the 2 books).
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Edward A. Webb on July 13, 2010
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OUt of the many JSF books around the Third edition of CJSF has got to be the best.

The author clearly introduces basic bean management, navigation, validation and conversions. The book covers JSf 1 and 2, so no one will be left out.

All of the new developers on my team are constantly stealing this book from me.
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By EsCee on July 14, 2014
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An update to the JSF version 1.1 book I have. I like the way things are explained in the earlier edition, so, it's a no brainer why I decide to go with this book for JSF 2.x. :-)
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Good coverage of the fundamentals necessary for a solid foundation.

The flow could be improved. At times the authors jumped from point x to point y assuming the readers can see the logic. But I found them to be very long jumps. Still a very good book.
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