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PrimeFaces Cookbook - Second Edition by Oleg Varaksin, Mert Çalışkan

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PrimeFaces selectors

PrimeFaces integrates the jQuery Selector API (http://api.jquery.com/category/selectors) with the JSF component-referencing model. Partial processing and updating of the JSF components can be done using the jQuery Selector API instead of a regular server-side approach with findComponent(). This feature is called the PrimeFaces Selector (PFS) API. PFS provides an alternative, flexible approach to reference components to be processed or updated partially. PFS is a client-side part of the PrimeFaces SEF, which provides both server-side and client-side extensions to make it easier to reference components.

In comparison with regular referencing, there is less CPU server load because the JSF component tree is not traversed on the ...

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