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Simple CDI and JSF2

Logan Lee
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Joined: Oct 28, 2009
Posts: 18

Hi Guys,

I'm looking into the new JEE6 features. I'm want to use CDI to display some dynamic list of books on a JSF2 page. But I can't see the list.
The page only displays the static string: "This is a list of the top selling books"

It seems the BookManager is not accessed. What do I need to add?

Thanks.

This is my books.xhtml file:


And a manager bean:
Logan Lee
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 28, 2009
Posts: 18

mmmkay it's working now! Apparently a missing beans.xml was the problem.

I didn't put the beans.xml file in the WEB-INF. (or META-INF) directory.
The beans.xml file is empty but it is a required artifact. This file is used to enable CDI services.

No error messages in Jboss console....
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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