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Getting Started with JSF

In this chapter you’ll learn how to set up a development environment and create a “Hello world!” application with JSF.

Introducing the “Hello world” Application

Suppose that you’d like to develop the application shown in Figure 1-1.

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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 ...

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