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FacesContext and Servlet

 
Kumar Gaurav
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Hi All,

In a web-app i am using JSF and also there is servlet .

Will i be able to access FacesContext in Servlet?

 
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Kumar Gaurav wrote:Hi All,

In a web-app i am using JSF and also there is servlet .

Will i be able to access FacesContext in Servlet?



No. FaceContext is not a durable object. It is constructed by the FacesServlet and discarded once the FacesServlet is done processing. Since 2 servlets can't be running at the same time, you can't access FacesContext in any other servlet.

However, you don't necessarily need the FacesContext. A lot of people think that the FacesContext holds the backing beans. They're wrong. When a backing bean is in session scope, it's just like any other session-scope bean and the J2EE standard attribute access methods can be used to locate it. Likewise for request and application scopes.
 
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