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JavaServer Faces by Hans Bergsten

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Using JSF with JSP

As you have already seen, JSF plays nicely with JSP. In fact, all JSF implementations must support JSP and provide tag libraries with custom actions for representing the standard JSF UI components in JSP pages. If you’re familiar with JSP, adding JSF to the mix is fairly simple. While you can use JSP to develop complete, simple applications without writing a single line of Java code, be aware that most JSF applications require event handlers and backend logic implemented as Java classes; hence, you must have a Java programmer handy when you use JSF.

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