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JBoss RichFaces 3.3 by Demetrio Filocamo

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The Ajax framework

The RichFaces Ajax framework is a JSF component library that adds page-wide Ajax support to your pages, unlike the traditional and limited component-wide Ajax support. It means that you can use Ajax components to invoke Ajax requests that are automatically synchronized with the JSF component tree, and update single areas without reloading the entire web page. The following image, taken from the JBoss documentation, shows the request processing flow:

The Ajax framework

It is not different from a standard JSF page, and you don't even need to write JavaScript code by using the RichFaces Ajax components. Inside the page you can define different areas ...

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