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JSF 2.2: HTML5 friendly markup

HTML5 is probably one of the most used buzzwords in the web development world these days. But behind the hype there are some really useful features and enhancements making the life of web developers easier (and probably more exciting). There have been several community approaches to combine JSF and HTML5 but the official support starts with JSF 2.2. In this post of the series on JSF 2.2 I will show how to create HTML5 friendly markup with passthrough attributes and elements.

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JSF 2.2: View Scope for CDI

JSF and CDI are a very fine and powerful combination. But until recently there was something missing in this relationship: the view scope. In this post of the series on JSF 2.2 I will quickly show the new JSF 2.2 view scope implementation for CDI.

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JSF 2.2: Reset input fields

In this post of the series on JSF 2.2 I will show a use case for the new resetValues attribute on f:ajax. With this attribute (and the the related code) JSF 2.2 provides a solution for a problem that has been around for quite some time. In some cases JSF cannot update the values of input components during ajax requests unless their value is explicitly reset.

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JSF 2.2: New namespaces

In this post of the series on JSF 2.2 I will show the new XML namespaces used by JSF 2.2 for faces-config.xml, custom tag lib config files and JSF taglibs. Basically, all namespaces start with http://xmlns.jcp.org now instead of http://java.sun.com. So one more remnant of the Sun era that was removed.

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JSF 2.2: File upload with h:inputFile

After so many years it finally happened! The JSF 2.2 specification features a file upload component. In this post of the series on JSF 2.2 I will show how to upload files with the brand new h:inputFile component.

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JSF 2.2: Empty composite component attributes

In my post about empty attributes in composite components I discussed problems with composite component attributes whose value is null. So, in my fifth post of the series on JSF 2.2 features I will show that the JSF 2.2 specification (see [1]) solves this issue (see [2]).

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JSF 2.2: Composite components in taglibs

JSF 2.0 introduced composite components and a simple but limited way to include them into custom tag libraries. In my fourth post of the series on JSF 2.2 features I will show a new and more flexible way to add tags for composite components to custom taglibs.

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