C H A P T E R 7
Rich Data Iteration Components
If you know how to use the standard JSF
<h:dataTable> component, then you basically know how to use any data iteration components available in RichFaces. Now, RichFaces offers a number of features above and beyond what the standard data table component provides, such as advanced models, lazy loading, sorting, filtering, skins, and partial-table updates.
JSF 2 provides two components to iterate over data:
<h:dataTable> component generates an HTML
<table>..</table> structure. The
<ui:repeat> component allows you to iterate over collections wrapping with any HTML markup. However, when displaying collections in real enterprise applications, a simple table format ...