In this chapter you’ll learn how to set up a development environment and create a “Hello world!” application with JSF.
Suppose that you’d like to develop the application shown in Figure 1-1.
Figure 1-1. A simple “Hello world!” application with a single page
To do that, you’ll need to install some software (see Figure 1-2). First, you’ll need an IDE to create your application. This book will use Eclipse, but other popular IDEs will do just fine too. Next, you’ll ...