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komal ekbote
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Hello,
Can anyone please explain me the use of @PostConstruct ,@Preestroy in JSF with an example.
Tim Holloway
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I don't think that these are part of JSF - they're part of the JSR-250 lifecycle spec.

Spring supports these annotations, I believe.


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Ryan Lubke
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Originally posted by Tim Holloway:
I don't think that these are part of JSF - they're part of the JSR-250 lifecycle spec.

Spring supports these annotations, I believe.


The JSF 1.2 spec requires support of these annotations in a Java EE 5 environment. That said Mojarra (the RI) supports these two annotations
outside of an EE environment if the annotations are present in the classpath.

As to their explanation, it's pretty straight forward.
Methods marked with the @PostConstruct annotation will be invoked after the bean has been created, any resources have been injected, and any managed properties set, but *before* the bean is actually pushed into scope.

Methods marked with @PreDestroy will be called before the bean has been
removed from scope.

This blog has some examples -> http://weblogs.java.net/blog/jhook/archive/2007/05/jsf_12_ri_backi.html
[ January 22, 2008: Message edited by: Ryan Lubke ]
 
 
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