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.
Not only does jQuery work just fine in JSF, the RichFaces JSF extension tagset even uses it (under cover) to do its AJAX functions!
An IDE is no substitute for an Intelligent Developer.