30.6 Common JSF Components

As mentioned in Section 30.4, JSF supports several tag libraries. In this section, we introduce several of the JSF HTML Tag Library’s elements and one element from the JSF Core Tag Library. Figure 30.12 summarizes elements discussed in this section.

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Fig. 30.12 | Commonly used JSF components.

All of these elements are mapped by JSF framework to a combination of XHTML elements and JavaScript code that enables the browser to render the page. JavaScript is a scripting language that’s interpreted in all of today’s popular web browsers. It can be used to perform tasks that manipulate web-page elements in a web browser and ...

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