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Digital Java EE 7 Web Application Development

By : Peter Pilgrim
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Digital Java EE 7 Web Application Development

By: Peter Pilgrim

Overview of this book

Digital Java EE 7 presents you with an opportunity to master writing great enterprise web software using the Java EE 7 platform with the modern approach to digital service standards. You will first learn about the lifecycle and phases of JavaServer Faces, become completely proficient with different validation models and schemes, and then find out exactly how to apply AJAX validations and requests. Next, you will touch base with JSF in order to understand how relevant CDI scopes work. Later, you’ll discover how to add finesse and pizzazz to your digital work in order to improve the design of your e-commerce application. Finally, you will deep dive into AngularJS development in order to keep pace with other popular choices, such as Backbone and Ember JS. By the end of this thorough guide, you’ll have polished your skills on the Digital Java EE 7 platform and be able to creat exiting web application.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Digital Java EE 7 Web Application Development
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Composite custom components

JSF also features custom components that you, the developer, can write. In fact, the instant secure lending example uses one: the top header of each page view in the conversation. It is a hint that informs the customer where he or she is in the flow. I've called it the WorkerBannerComponent.

In JSF, a custom component describes a reusable piece of page content that may insert into a Facelet view many times over. A custom component may or may not have a backing bean, and it may or may not group together a set of properties into a form. As mentioned in Chapter 2, JavaServer Faces Lifecycle, we can use custom components to build repeated page content that takes advantage of the latest HTML frameworks such as Bootstrap and that abstracts away the deeper details. Businesses can use custom components to establish a common structure for the page content and markup.

Components with XHTML

The WorkerBannerComponent is a backing bean for the logic of the display header, which...