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MyFaces vs. RichFaces

Doug Kunzman

Joined: Nov 18, 2008
Posts: 2

I am new to JSF and having been reviewing component technologies. I have been looking at RichFaces by RedHat and Apache MyFaces. Are there any other component technologies I should consider? Which component technology is considered better? Which is more widely used?

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Vishwas Babu

Joined: Nov 12, 2008
Posts: 8

MyFaces is an alternate implementation for the JSF specification(like sun'S RI(Reference Implementation))..Richfaces adds skinnability and Ajax support for a JSF would normally use both of them.
[ November 18, 2008: Message edited by: Vishwas Babu ]
Daniel Reznick
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Joined: Oct 23, 2008
Posts: 50

Your question should had the topic IceFaces vs. RichFaces...

both more or less compete on the same audience.

here a few links on that topic

icefaces vs richfaces

icefaces vs richfaces

icefaces vs richfaces

i use IceFaces... it goes well with MyEclipse/Eclipse/NetBeans.

Here a link to IceFaces component suite showcase :
IceFaces component suite showcase
[ November 19, 2008: Message edited by: Daniel Reznick ]
Doug Kunzman

Joined: Nov 18, 2008
Posts: 2
Ok -
I've been learning some things. Maybe my question should have been JBoss RichFaces vs. MyFaces Trinidad? My understanding of the Apache MyFaces project is that it includes a component library called Trinidad.

I agree. Here's the link:
subject: MyFaces vs. RichFaces
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