This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
If it worked OK in JSF 1.2, it will work just find in JSF2. Or are you looking for things like how to use the JSF2 AJAX tags?
'Cause to tell the truth, I find the RichFaces AJAX support to be generally more easy to work with. Despite being originally designed for earlier JSF versions, their very abstractness makes them more targeted towards specific needs instead of implementation details.
An IDE is no substitute for an Intelligent Developer.