JSF Facelet Tags Example Tutorial - JournalDev.
Java Facelets and Java Server Faces So Java JSP is awesome and we need no more right? Wrong, JSP is great, but it is a very cryptic way to describe things. Routine work on web type applications developed into repetitive design and coding task. This was turned into what is called web frameworks. Jakarta Struts is a 3rd party API for such a framework.
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This is the second tutorial about creating JSF custom tags.In this one we will show how to create Java based JSF custom tags. Creating a custom Java based JSF tag in the early JSF 1.2 specification required pretty a lot of work and several configuration files to be handled.
The EL-API is part of the JSP 2.1 specification, but doesn't have any dependencies on JSP or JSF.This means that it can be used with Facelets in any kind of deployment. Using Components. In the example test.xhtml above, you will notice that there are extra namespaces declared. These are the same namespaces included in the JavaServer Faces API for the built-in JSP tag libraries.
Facelets Jar: jsf-facelets.jar (1.1.14 was used in this tutorial) Instructions: Create a new Java Project. We will call it “facelets-taglib-common” We recommend the title for your project should be the same as your tag library, since this will be the new home of those custom (shiny) components.
JSF - Custom Tag - JSF provides the developer with a powerful capability to define own custom tags, which can be used to render custom contents.
JSF Facelets Tools Proposal Final version 28th Jan. 2008. JavaServer Faces. (JSR-314), will have a support for a Facelet-like view handler. The work done in this project will make it possible to provide feedback to the JSF 2.0 specification expert group and hence its essential to start early.