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Java EE 6 with GlassFish 3 Application Server by David R. Heffelfinger

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Ajax enabling JSF 2.0 applications

JSF 1.x did not include native Ajax support. Custom JSF library vendors were forced to implement Ajax in their own way. Unfortunately, this state of events introduced incompatibilities between JSF component libraries. JSF 2.0 standardizes Ajax support, thanks to the newly introduced <f:ajax> tag.

The following code illustrates typical usage of the <f:ajax> tag:

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8' ?> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"xmlns:h="http://java.sun.com/jsf/html"xmlns:f="http://java.sun.com/jsf/core"> <h:head> <title>JSF Ajax Demo</title> </h:head> <h:body> <h2>JSF Ajax Demo</h2> ...

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