Java Server Faces (JSF) is a new exciting technology used for developing web applications. It supports Rapid Application Development (RAD) style of application development and provides APIs and tag libraries to build web-based user interfaces. NetBeans provides a list of controls, properties, menus, database access etc. to enable web developers to develop powerful Java-based applications with ease.
This compact book explains how to use different components of JSF in NetBeans IDE in developing a web application. It describes the techniques of data storage and retrieval using MySQL database tables, session handling and navigation between web pages. In addition, this text presents a real-life web application