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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introducing JavaServer Faces

    1. What Is JavaServer Faces?

    2. How Does JSF Compare to Traditional Technologies?

    3. Where Does JSF Fit in the Big Picture?

    4. What You Need to Get Started

  2. Chapter 2 JSF Development Process Overview

    1. Developing an Application with a JSF-Based User Interface

    2. Developing the Application Backend

    3. Developing Components and Integration Code

    4. Developing the User Interface Pages

  3. Chapter 3 Setting Up the JSF Environment

    1. Installing the Java Software Development Kit

    2. Installing the Tomcat Server

    3. Testing Tomcat

    4. Installing the Book Examples

    5. Example Web Application Overview

  4. Chapter 4 Servlet and JavaServer Pages Basics

    1. HTTP

    2. Web Application Deployment and Runtime Environment

    3. Servlets, Filters, and Listeners

    4. JavaServer Pages

    5. Accessing Application Data

  5. Chapter 5 Developing the Business Logic and Setting Up Authentication

    1. Sample Application Overview

    2. Implementing the Business Logic Classes

    3. Authentication and Authorization

  6. Chapter 6 Creating and Rendering Components

    1. The Basics

    2. Binding Components to Model Properties

    3. Conditionally Render Components

  7. Chapter 7 Validating Input

    1. Dealing with Syntax Errors in User Input

    2. Using the Standard Validators

    3. Defining Custom Error Messages

    4. Using a Custom Validator

    5. Other Ways to Validate Input

  8. Chapter 8 Handling Events

    1. Understanding the JSF Event Model

    2. Handling Application Backend Events

    3. Handling User Interface Events

  9. Chapter 9 Controlling Navigation

    1. Moving Between JSF Views

    2. Returning a Non-JSF View Response

    3. Returning a JSF View Response to a Non-JSF Request

  10. Chapter 10 Working with Tabular Data

    1. Displaying a Read-Only Table

    2. Processing Row-Specific Events

    3. Dealing with Large Tables

    4. Editing Tabular Data

  11. Chapter 11 Internationalization

    1. Localizing Application Output

    2. Handling Localized Application Input

    3. Dealing with Non-Western Languages

  12. Chapter 12 Odds and Ends

    1. Building a View from Many JSP Files

    2. Combining JSF Views with Other Content

    3. Dealing with Struts Applications and JSF

    4. Programmatically Modifying Components

    5. Using a PhaseListener

    6. Debugging and Error Handling Ideas

  13. Chapter 13 Developing Custom Renderers and Other Pluggable Classes

    1. Developing Custom Renderers

    2. Using Other Custom Classes

    3. Packaging Custom Classes

  14. Chapter 14 Developing Custom Components

    1. Extending an Existing Component

    2. Developing a New Component from Scratch

  15. Chapter 15 Developing a Custom Presentation Layer

    1. The ViewHandler Class

    2. Using Java Classes as Views

    3. Using Pure HTML Templates with XML View Definition Files

  1. Appendix A Standard JSF Tag Libraries

    1. JSF Tag Libraries URIs and Default Prefixes

    2. HTML Tag Library Actions

    3. Core Library Actions

  2. Appendix B JSF Expression Language Reference

    1. Syntax

    2. Variables

    3. Data Types

    4. Expressions and Operators

  3. Appendix C Standard JSF Components and Render Kits

    1. Component Class Categories

    2. Render-Independent Components

    3. HTML Render Kit Classes

    4. HTML-Specific Component Classes

    5. Request Processing Lifecycle

  4. Appendix D Infrastructure API Reference

    1. Package javax.faces

    2. Package javax.faces.application

    3. Package javax.faces.context

    4. Package javax.faces.convert

    5. Package javax.faces.el

    6. Package javax.faces.event

    7. Package javax.faces.lifecycle

    8. Package javax.faces.render

    9. Package javax.faces.validator

    10. Package javax.faces.webapp

    11. Identifiers for Standard JSF Messages

  5. Appendix E JSF Configuration File Reference

  6. Appendix F Web Application Structure and Deployment Descriptor Reference

    1. Web Application File Structure

    2. Web Application Deployment Descriptor

    3. Creating a WAR File

  7. Colophon