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PrimeFaces Cookbook, 2nd Edition

  • Length: 363 pages
  • Edition: 2nd Revised edition
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2015-05-29
  • ISBN-10: 1784393428
  • ISBN-13: 9781784393427
  • Sales Rank: #2250839 (See Top 100 Books)

Over 100 practical recipes to learn PrimeFaces 5.x – the most popular JSF component library on the planet

About This Book

  • The updated second edition of the first PrimeFaces book ever released is brought to you straight from the horse’s mouth, and focuses on practical implementations of the framework rather than theoretical ones
  • With this book, you will get everything you need to know about PrimeFaces first-hand and will learn how to easily integrate and use PrimeFaces successfully with your JSF projects
  • This book is written in a clear, comprehensible style and addresses a wide audience who set their scope on Java EE development

Who This Book Is For

This book is for everybody who would like to learn modern Java web development based on PrimeFaces and is looking for a quick introduction to this matter. Prerequisites for this book are basic JSF, jQuery, and CSS skills.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand basic concepts such as AJAX processing and partial view submit so that you can work with PrimeFaces
  • Go beyond the basics and discover more interesting features of PrimeFaces: PrimeFaces selectors, RequestContext, Dialog Framework, and more
  • Delve deep into over 100 rich UI components with all the required details
  • Get practical solutions to complex problems that arise in a JSF ecosystem
  • Use best practices, avoid pitfalls, and get performance tips when working with the component suite

In Detail

PrimeFaces is the most popular component library used in the JSF ecosystem. It is a lightweight library with one JAR, zero configuration, and no required dependencies.

This book covers over 100 effective recipes for PrimeFaces 5.2, which is a leading component suite to boost JSF-based applications. The book starts with an introduction to PrimeFaces and its concepts, such as AJAX processing, the selector mechanism, partial view submit, and i18n support. Later chapters then focus on theming and the usage of over 100 input and output components, such as tables, charts, menus, and so on.

This cookbook provides a solid foundation by covering all the knowledge needed to work with PrimeFaces components in the real world.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with PrimeFaces
Chapter 2: Theming Concepts
Chapter 3: Enhanced Inputs and Selects
Chapter 4: Grouping Content with Panels
Chapter 5: Data Iteration Components
Chapter 6: Endless Menu Variations
Chapter 7: Working with Files, Images, and Multimedia
Chapter 8: Drag Me, Drop Me
Chapter 9: Creating Charts and Maps
Chapter 10: Client-side Validation
Chapter 11: Miscellaneous Advanced Use Cases

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