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Java EE 6 with GlassFish 3 Application Server by David R. Heffelfinger

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JSF standard components

JSF includes several standard components, we have only covered a set of these components so far. The following sections cover all available JSF components.

JSF core components

JSF core components are components that are not tied to HTML rendering or any other rendering mechanism. They provide functionality like type conversion and validation, among others. In this section, we will cover all core JSF components.

The <f:actionListener> tag

Executes the processAction()method of the action listener defined by the tag's type attribute. The value of the type attribute must be the fully qualified name of a class implementing the javax.faces.event.ActionListener interface. This tag is typically a child tag of <h:commandButton> or ...

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