This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
JSF 2.x, the current specification and part of JavaEE6, is more convenient and easier than the older versions. It also made some of the older version techniques obsolete.
So you should look specifically for JSF 2 tutorials and articles, because most of the material out there pertains to the older obsolete versions.