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PrimeFaces Beginner's Guide by K. Siva Prasad Reddy

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Chapter 1. Introduction to PrimeFaces

Java Server Faces (JSF) is a component-oriented framework for building web application using Java. JSF makes it easy to build web application by automating common tasks such as populating input parameter values into Java Beans by parsing input parameters, performing validations, and rendering or updating views. But building web application with rich User Interfaces (UI) still remains a challenge as Java developers may or may not be good at building fancy UI components using HTML, JavaScript directly. As JSF is a component-based framework, it allows building custom UI components with rich look and feel and can be reusable in any project.

The good news is that there are many open source and proprietary frameworks ...

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