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Java EE 5 Development with NetBeans 6 by David Heffelfinger

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Chapter 6. Visual Web JSF Development

One very nice NetBeans feature is that it allows development of web applications by simply dragging-and-dropping components from a palette into a design window. In addition to allowing us to easily develop web applications this way, the NetBeans Visual Web functionality also allows us to easily display data from a database by simply dragging a database table into a visual JSF component on the design window.

The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • Writing our first Visual Web application

  • Populating components with database data

  • Ajax-enabling Visual Web applications

Writing Our first Visual Web Application

To create a new web application taking advantage of NetBeans Visual Web functionality, we need ...

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