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JavaServer Faces (JSF) Web Application Programming using WebLogic Server 11g

 

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1. Java Enterprise Edition (EE) Overview

 
  • Objectives
  • Introduction to Java Platform
  • Java Community Process (JCP)
  • Introduction to Java EE
  • Why Move to Java EE
  • Java EE - New and Enhanced Features
  • Java EE Software Packaging
  • Java EE Technologies
  • Summary
 

2. Introduction to JavaServer Faces

 
  • What is JavaServer Faces (JSF)?
  • Why Use JSF?
  • Nature of a JSF Application
  • The Sun Reference Implementation (RI)
  • JSF and MVC
  • Faces Servlet
  • Managed Bean
  • The View
  • A Simple JSF Application
  • The Input Form: form.jsp
  • The Result: thanks.jsp
  • The Controller: AddressBean
  • Page Flow or Navigation Rule
  • How Does the Application Work?
  • Under the Covers: The Rendered Form HTML
  • Under the Covers: The Layout Tree
 

3. Managed Bean

 
  • What is a Managed Bean?
  • Why Do You Need Managed Beans?
  • Managed Bean As a Controller
  • Registering a Managed Bean
  • Lifecycle of a Managed Bean
  • Initializing a Managed Bean
  • What Scope to Use?
  • Value Binding
  • Property Data Conversion
  • Advanced Property Types
  • Component Binding
  • Other Binding Types
  • Basic Input Processing
  • Advanced Input Processing
  • JSF Expression Language
  • Language Basics
  • Use of Expression in JSF
  • Basic Expression
  • Property Access Expression
  • Map Access Expression
  • Complex Access Expression
  • Predefined Objects
  • Operators
 

4. User Interface Components

 
  • JSF UI Components
  • JSF Component Tag Libraries
  • Using the Tag Libraries
  • HTML Tag Library
  • Identifying Components
  • Component Identifier
  • Client Identifier
  • Form Input Field Names
  • Labels and Images
  • Create a Form
  • Buttons
  • Links
  • Adding Parameters to Links
  • Text Input
  • Simple Check Box
  • Check Box Group
  • Check Box Group Example
  • Radio Button
  • List Boxes
  • Dynamic List Box
  • Example
  • Another Example
  • JSF Core Library
  • JSF Core Library - Components
  • JSF Component Model
  • Base Class Hierarchy
  • Useful Base Classes
  • Useful HTML Classes
 

5. JSF Event Handling

 
  • Objectives
  • Request Processing Phases
  • Action Request Processing Phases
  • JSF Event & Listener Model
  • JSF Event Classes
  • Event Classes
  • Event Classes: Hierarchy
  • Action Event Handling
  • Action Event: Example
  • Action Listener
  • Value Change Event
  • Value Change Event Handler
  • Listener Classes
  • Listener Interfaces
  • Listener Classes: Hierarchy
  • Action Listener Class
  • Value Change Listener Class
  • Phase Event Listener
  • Request Processing Lifecycle
  • Phase Identifiers
 

6. JSF Navigation

 
  • Objectives
  • JSF Navigation
  • Example Action Listener
  • faces-config.xml File
  • JSF Navigation
  • Navigation Rules: Example
  • Choosing Between Redirect & Direct Rendering
  • Navigation: Scenarios
 

7. Validation

 
  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Validation
  • Standard Validators
  • <f:validateLength>
  • <f:validateDoubleRange>
  • <f:validateLongRange>
  • Checking for Required Values
  • Showing Validation Error Messages
  • Customizing Standard Error Messages
  • Standard Validation Error Messages
  • Validation Process
  • Sequence Diagram
  • Bypassing Validation
  • Immediate Command Components
  • Immediate Input Component
  • Accessing User Input
  • Immediate Example
  • Advanced Field Validation
  • Advanced Error Handling
 

8. Advanced GUI Components

 
  • Objectives
  • HTML Panel
  • Applying Styles
  • Grouping Components
  • Data Table
  • Using a Data Table
  • Data Table Model
  • Using a Data Table
  • Displaying a Header and Footer Row
  • Applying Styles
  • Adding Links to a Row
  • Using Component Binding
  • Handling Action
  • Using the Data Table Model
  • Handling Action
 

9. JSF Techniques

 
  • A Typical Application
  • The Create Form
  • Create Action Method
  • Listing Items
  • Editing an Item
  • Adding the Edit Link
  • The Edit Form
  • Update Item
  • Things to Keep in Mind
 

10. Unified Expression Language

 
  • Objectives
  • Unified Expression Language
  • Value Expressions
  • Method Expressions
  • Chained Resolution
  • Operators [] and .
  • Arithmetic Operators
  • Relational Operators
  • Logical Operators
  • Test for Empty Collection
  • Conditional Operator
  • Order of Evaluation
  • Introduction to JSTL
  • Using JSTL with JSF
  • The <c:out> Tag
  • The <c:if> Tag
  • The <c:choose> Tag
  • The <c:forEach> Tag
  • <c:forEach> or <h:dataTable>?
  • International Text Display Tags
 

11. Custom Components

 
  • Custom Components
  • Requirements To Develop Custom Components
  • Classes Useful to Custom Component Developer
  • javax.faces.component.UIComponent
  • Decoding
  • javax.faces.component.UIComponent
  • UIComponentTag
  • Implementing Custom Component Tags
  • FacesContext
  • javax.faces.application.Application
  • javax.faces.context.ResponseWriter
  • javax.faces.component.UIComponent
  • javax.faces.component.EditableValueHolder
  • Tag Library: TLD
  • Faces Configuration File: faces-config.xml
  • Sample.jsp: Example Showing the Relationship Between the JSF Artifacts
  • External Renderer
  • Render Defined in faces-config File
  • Implementing the Renderer
  • Event Listeners
  • Using ActionListener in JSP
  • ActionListener in the Java Code
  • ActionListeners in JSF
  • Create Input Form
  • Input Form (Code)
  • Update faces-config.xml
  • ActionEvent Handling
  • Summary
 

12. Data Conversion Model

 
  • Conversion Overview
  • Different Viewpoints of Data
  • Process of Conversion
  • Why Local Values?
  • Types of Standard Converters
  • Standard Converters with JSF
  • Three Ways to Use Standard Converters
  • Bind UI Component to Backing Bean Property
  • Use converter Attribute on the UI Component
  • Use <f:converter> Tag with ConverterId Attribute
  • Usage of Standard Converters
  • Output of Using Standard Converters
  • Converter Attribute
  • Standard Converters to Display Output
  • Standard Converters: Screen Shot
  • Conversion Errors
  • Displaying Error Messages
  • Conversion Tag
  • Conversion Error: Display
  • Conversion Error
  • Custom Converter
  • Registering the Converter
  • Using the Registered Converter
  • Conversion Errors
  • Summary
 

13. Introduction to Facelets

 
  • Constructing and Rendering a View (JSP way)
  • Facelets
  • Getting Facelets
  • Using Facelets
  • Page Templates
  • Define a Page Template
  • Define a Template Client
  • Summary
 

14. Custom Validators

 
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • Validation Review
  • Custom Validators
  • The Validator Interfaces
  • Creating a Custom Validator
  • Custom Validator Example
  • Creating a JSP Custom Tag
  • The ValidatorELTag Class
  • Custom Validator Example
  • Custom Validator Tag Example
  • Create the TLD File
  • Using the Custom Tag
  • Validation from Managed Bean
  • Add Validation Logic
  • Use the Managed Bean Validator
  • Summary
 

15. Internationalization (I18N)

 
  • Objectives
  • Internationalization
  • I18N
  • Locales
  • Default Locales
  • Resource Bundles
  • Updating Faces-Config.xml
  • Updated faces-config.xml
  • Loading the Bundle
  • Display Localized Text
  • Example Resource Bundles
  • Update faces-config.xml
  • JSP
  • View the JSP
  • Benefits
  • Parameterized Messages
  • Displaying Parameters
  • Parameterized Messages
  • Changing the Locale
  • Summary
 

16. MyFaces Tomahawk

 
  • What is Tomahawk?
  • Objectives
  • Tomahawk Compatibility
  • Adding Tomahawk Support
  • Add Tomahawk Libraries
  • Update web.xml
  • Declare the Tomahawk Taglib
  • Tomahawk Features
  • JSCookMenu
  • Date Input
  • Data Scroller
  • File Upload
  • Tree2
  • Tabbed Panes
  • Summary