Mixing AJAX and flow scope
AJAX requests are usually associated with beans in view scope (
@ViewScoped), which means that data can be persisted (stored) over multiple AJAX requests as long as the current view is not destroyed by a navigation case (or other causes). A flow is defined as a collection of logical related pages/views; therefore AJAX cannot survive across flow transitions.
For better understanding, we will adapt the application developed in Chapter 3, JSF Scopes – Lifespan and Use in Managed Beans Communication (the
ch3_7_3 application, which you need to be familiar with) to support AJAX requests in the
registration.xhtml view (the first page in flow). The main idea is to write a view scoped bean that may populate the player name and ...
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