This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
You need to link Spring and JSF together. There's a reference you can put in the faces-config application element that allows the JSF EL processor to see Spring beans, making them inectable into JSF managed beans. I can't recall the name - they recently changed it. However, the older mechanism looked like this:
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