Updating input fields with AJAX after validation error
Updating input fields with AJAX after validation error is a very old, well-known, and annoying issue for JSF developers. When an AJAX request fails in the validation phase, there is no built-in way to update the input fields with some valid values because JSF does not allow access to the model value after a validation error (usually, you want to clear up those fields or provide some default values, or even some old values provided by the same user). Of course, JSF developers found different workarounds, or used other libraries, such as PrimeFaces or OmniFaces, but a JSF solution was required.
Starting with JSF 2.2, all components that should be re-rendered (components indicated in the