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JavaServer Faces 2.0 by Chris Schalk, Ed Burns

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CHAPTER 4The Facelets View Declaration Language

This chapter presents a brief but complete guide to using the Facelets View Declaration Language technology, invented as a JSF extension by Expert Group member Jacob Hookom, and now incorporated into the core JSF specification in JSF 2.0. Facelets was created to replace the use of JSP as a View Declaration Language for JSF, with the following goals in mind:

• Provide a server-side templating facility that allows composing the actual view from several separate physical pages in a way that maximizes markup code reuse and eliminates redundancy among views.

• Designed entirely with JSF in mind.

• Provide a way to declare a JSF View using standard XHTML syntax.

• Provide an extensible “tag library” feature. ...

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