An introduction to RichFaces

Today's clients want and have begun to expect desktop features in browser-based applications. RichFaces is one of a new breed of user interface component suites available for Java™ Server Faces (JSF). Among other benefits, RichFaces provides built-in JavaScript and Ajax capabilities to meet those expectations. Joe Sam Shirah adds some new tools to your kit based on experiences with a recent field project, including general setup for using RichFaces with Facelets, and several specific component examples.