JSF Under the Hood—Part 1
This chapter illustrates important topics in the JSF framework. In this chapter, you will learn in detail about the JSF managed beans and the expression language (EL). You will also learn a bit about JSF navigation. Finally, you will learn how to utilize the JSF exception handling mechanism in your JSF web applications for empowering the applications error handling.
The JSF managed bean is simply a POJO (Plain Old Java Object) that conforms to the JavaBeans naming conventions and can be accessed from the JSF application (pages and other managed beans). It is called managed because it is managed ...