13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
I was attracted by the statements on the cover of this book.
But the content I found is equal to online Java EE tutorial + JSF 2.0 specification.
There are a lot of new features in JSF 2.0 and the authors introduce them well, but often without context. I mean I want to see a real problem that is easily and nicely can be solved by using the feature, what I see instead is just a synthetic "hello world" examples. This is one of the reasons why new comers programmers write inconsistent code: they use wrong tools in a wrong places.
There are not so many real examples as the book claims it has. There are no custom components created and just composite ones. I mean there… Read more