Two Laptop Bag
The moose likes JSF and the fly likes JSF2.0 and RichFaces Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of Elasticsearch in Action this week in the Big Data forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » JSF
Bookmark "JSF2.0 and RichFaces " Watch "JSF2.0 and RichFaces " New topic

JSF2.0 and RichFaces

Mat Anthony
Ranch Hand

Joined: May 21, 2008
Posts: 237
Hi All,
sorry to ask the question. I'm new to JSF2.0 and I'm currently trying to develop a website using JSF2.0/facelets.
I wanted to create a modal dialog box using JSF2.0 but could not find a solution. I found that
RichFaces had examples that I could use. Is it offen common practice to mix RichFaces with
JSF2.0 ???.

Tim Holloway
Saloon Keeper

Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Posts: 16476

My main project at the moment is an extensive RichFaces webapp using JSF 2.0 and it has, in fact, a number of pop-up modal dialogs in it.

Although the full benefits of JSF 2.0 for RichFaces is still awaiting RichFaces version 3, the functionality is there, and it's primarily the performance and code simplicity that's being improved. In the mean time, however, JSF2 and RichFaces do play well enough together that I've been running it in production for over 6 months.

Customer surveys are for companies who didn't pay proper attention to begin with.
Mat Anthony
Ranch Hand

Joined: May 21, 2008
Posts: 237
Thanks for the reply Tim.

Max Katz
Ranch Hand

Joined: Aug 03, 2009
Posts: 72
@Tim: just a minor correction, RichFaces 4 is based on JSF 2.
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: JSF2.0 and RichFaces