CHAPTER 4

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Facelets

In the early days of web development, web pages consisted of many HTML tables for structuring layout and lots of redundancy across application pages. This made development of web pages cumbersome and difficult to maintain at best. Over the years, other technologies such as Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) have come along to help web developers organize and style their pages. Such technologies encouraged organization by allowing developers to encapsulate styles into separate files, leaving the markup within pages easier to follow. Other technologies such as Tiles came along to help reduce the amount of redundancy that was incurred ...

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