PrimeFaces LiveLessons (Video Training)
By Marty Hall
Publisher: Pearson
Final Release Date: September 2013
Run time: 4 hours 29 minutes

PrimeFaces LiveLessons provides an introductory tutorial on this popular third-party component library for JSF 2. This beginner’s level training is aimed at developers who already know JSF 2 but who are new to PrimeFaces. These LiveLessons cover an overview of PrimeFaces' capabilities, setting things up to use PrimeFaces, the basic style of programming, and a survey of the components you are most likely to use. It shows the most common usage of the most popular elements but does not discuss every option or cover nearly all of the myriad PrimeFaces components.

In this video, you’ll learn how to:

  • Understand how PrimeFaces components compare to other component libraries and how to download, install and set up PrimeFaces
  • Use p:calendar, the PrimeFaces input element for collecting dates and times.
  • Use the PrimeFaces equivalents of the standard JSF components to create the look and feel of a current PrimeFaces theme
  • Gather numeric input from end users
  • Gather free form strings from users
  • Implement pop-up windows and overlays
  • Create specialized panels within the page
  • Install and use PrimeFaces themes (skins)
  • Use other PrimeFaces components

About the Author:

Marty Hall is the president of, a training and consulting company focused on Java-related technologies. He is the author of six popular books on Java Enterprise technology from Pearson and Prentice Hall. He has given Java-related training courses in nine foreign countries and dozens of US venues, and has spoken at Java and WWW-related conferences around the world, including five times at JavaOne. Marty is also adjunct faculty in the Johns Hopkins part-time Master's program in Computer Science, where he directs the Java and Web-related concentration areas. More details can be found at​instructor.html.

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