Chapter 7. Configuring JavaServer Faces Applications
The process of building and deploying simple JavaServer Faces applications is described in The Java EE 6 Tutorial: Basic Concepts. When you create large and complex applications, however, various additional configuration tasks are required. These tasks include the following:
• Registering managed beans with the application so that all parts of the application have access to them
• Configuring managed beans and model beans so that they are instantiated with the proper values when a page makes reference to them
• Defining navigation rules for each of the pages in the application so that the application has a smooth page flow, if non-default navigation is needed
• Packaging the application to ...