Chapter 11. Developing with JavaServer Faces Technology

Chapter 10 shows how the page author can bind components to server-side objects by using the component tags and core tags on the JSP page. The application developer’s responsibility is to program the server-side objects of a JavaServer Faces application. These objects include backing beans, converters, event handlers, and validators. This chapter uses the Duke’s Bookstore application (see The Example JavaServer Faces Application, page 318) to explain all of the application developer’s responsibilities, including

  • Programming properties and methods of a backing bean

  • Localizing an application

  • Creating custom converters and validators

  • Implementing event listeners

  • Writing backing bean methods to perform ...

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