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JSF Example , with no faces-config.xml, web.xml

sachin potu
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Joined: Oct 22, 2011
Posts: 21

Hi,

I was just started learning JSF 2.0, i came to know that annotations can be used in JSF2.0 which can eliminate the use of web.xml and faces-config.xml

i tried to search the web for such kind of example, but unable to find one.

can anyone please help me in this

thanks
potu
Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
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Rather than "eliminate", let's say "reduce". Not all of the options that can be specified in faces-config and web.xml have annotation equivalents.

Annotations are a mixed blesing. They cut down on the need to do side editing in a config file, but if you don't have good shop documentation and good standards, it can result in playing hide-and-seek trying to find where a definition is being made.


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Hantsy Bai
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Joined: Oct 25, 2011
Posts: 4

For a start up project, you can use NetBeans to create such one, and learn JSF.

But in realworld project, when yuo want to change some default settings, I think the web.xml and faces-config.xml is necessary.
 
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