RichFaces Tutorial with features, configuration, architecture, a4j:log, a4j:ajax, learning Richfaces, you must have the basic knowledge of Basic Java and JSF. The next-generation JSF component framework by JBoss! The RichFaces project is an advanced UI component framework for easily integrating Ajax. The description relies on a simple JSF with RichFaces application creation process from “RichFaces Toolkit for developing Web application” video tutorial.

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The AutoComplete component used the classic skins color, which made things appear inconsistent. You probably won’t use them often, but they are easy to work with and provide a good first use case for RichFaces syntax. This will launch the RichFaces Jira page – to complete your feedback please login if needed, and submit the Jira.

Notice that for the keeping it simple the input fields are not bound to any JSF Beans. The Java code is virtually unchanged from that used in ” An introduction to RichFaces.

If you also want to richfacrs the user to key in date values, set the enableManualInput attribute to true. To make it easier to compare version differences, I’ve used the same section headers in both. For constant information, you’ll probably most often want client ; ajax is also available. The good news about the entries in Listings 2 and 3 is that they are virtually the same jjsf all of your applications and essentially boilerplate code.

If the user presses the space bar in the City text field, the entire list is returned. The project can be built for Eclipse IDE with mvn eclipse: The very first things necessary for an application are the libraries so add to your project the following libraries: Version 4 has introduced changed and additional defaults, and it’s worthwhile to check the documentation.


In my production application, the results came from a limited database set, which is probably most typical.

richfces The browsers I used were Firefox 7. A header attribute is used for each tab’s display name. I have provided a WAR with demonstration code see Download. Comments Sign in or register to add and subscribe to comments. Now we can move on to creating the application.

The minimum attributes required are modevalueand autocompleteMethod:. If you frequent forums and mailing lists, sooner or later you will see a question that asks jxf to handle downloading thousands or millions of entries to a drop-down list. The “RichFaces Greeter” application needs a managed bean. With the introduction of version 4, Richfaces is now compatible with JSF 2 and includes simplifications and efficiencies you’ll appreciate.

Notice that the background color of the Submit button in Figure 7 and the Edit button in Figure 8 matches that of the other elements even though those buttons are standard JSF, not RichFaces, components. In project JavaSource folder create a new managed bean with name user in demo package and paste there the following simple code:.

If you just want to show the Calendar, set the popup attribute to false. Add some RichFaces component to the “index.

As far as formatting goes, other than the initial portions see Listing 1everything in the web page code should look familiar. Once jsc made your entries, click the Submit button. RichFaces is built on Ajax4jsf see Related topics. In version irchfaces, Ajax functionality is often automatic or the default.


Although this evolution was welcome in general, an unfortunate and significant side-effect is that virtually all rich component frameworks written for JSF 1. The application is so minimal that no editing is performed.

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The value and timeZone attributes are loaded using methods from a managed bean, which is defined in faces-config. The getSelectedDate and richfaxes methods expect a java. The Submit button causes the results page to display, as shown in Figure I prefer keeping things as clean and straightforward as possible.

The example again uses the resource bundle for the value, which defines the datePattern key as yyyy-MM-dd. RichFaces can seem initially overwhelming; the average component has more than 20 specific attributes, plus general attributes that can be overridden.

Read “RichFaces installing and configuration” article to find out how richcaces integrate RichFaces and Trinidad and possible problems that may occur while launching the RichFaces sample on the JBoss server. This is carried through to the selection background on components.

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The Pick List component lets you move and reorder the available items. Maven Resource Dependency Plugin Reference article discusses plugin configuration and usage. In the example project, ricyfaces see that virtually all of the page code as opposed to markup is composed of EL expressions for getters, setters, and method bindings.