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The Definitive Guide to JSF in Java EE 8: Building Web Applications with JavaServer Faces by Arjan Tijms, Bauke Scholtz

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© Bauke Scholtz, Arjan Tijms 2018

Bauke Scholtz and Arjan Tijms, The Definitive Guide to JSF in Java EE 8, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3387-0_4

4. Form Components

Bauke Scholtz and Arjan Tijms2

(1)Willemstad, Curaçao

(2)Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands

These are the most important components of the standard JSF (JavaServer Faces) component set. Without them, JSF wouldn’t have been very useful in the first place. When using plain HTML elements instead of JSF components, you’d end up polluting the controller with code to manually apply, convert, and validate submitted values; to update the model with those values; and to figure out the action method to be invoked. That’s exactly the hard work JSF should take off your hands as being ...

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