Polling is a way to poll a server periodically in order to trigger server-side changes or update parts of a web page. The polling technology in PrimeFaces is represented by the
poll component. It is an AJAX-ified component that has the ability to send periodical AJAX requests.
In this recipe, we will update a feed reader periodically to show current sports news. A
growl component will be updated with the same interval too in order to show the time of the last feed update.
p:poll component in the following code snippet invokes the
showMessage() listener method every 10 seconds and updates a feed reader and a growl. The listener method generates the current time. Furthermore, we will define ...