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Java EE 6 Development with NetBeans 7 by David R. Heffelfinger

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Chapter 5. Elegant Web Applications with PrimeFaces

One of the advantages of JSF is that it is very easy to develop custom components. As such, several open source component libraries have been developed. One of these component libraries is PrimeFaces. PrimeFaces allows us to develop elegant web applications with little effort. As of version 7.0, PrimeFaces is bundled with NetBeans.

Our first PrimeFaces project

To use PrimeFaces in our project, we simply need to create a Java Web application project as usual. When we pick the JavaServer Faces Framework, we need to click on the Components tab and select PrimeFaces 2.2.1 as our component suite.

Our first PrimeFaces project

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