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PrimeFaces Beginner's Guide by K. Siva Prasad Reddy

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Chapter 3. Using PrimeFaces Common Utility Components

Most of the web applications need some common features such as displaying alerts, confirmation dialogs, error messages, tooltips and so on. JavaScript provides many of these features but those features are basic and limited. PrimeFaces provides some utility components such as Dialog, Tooltip, Growl, BlockUI and so on, that are commonly used with enhanced features and theming capabilities.

In this chapter we will cover the following topics:

  • Displaying FacesMessages using Message, Messages, and Growl
  • Displaying tooltips using the Tooltip component
  • Partial Processing and Rendering using the Fragment component
  • Introducing the Sticky component
  • Using the RequestContext Utility
  • Using the Dialog and ConfirmDialog ...

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