Book Review: PrimeFaces Blueprints

PrimeFaces Blueprints is a recent publication from Packpub on PrimeFaces framework authored by Sudheer Jonna and Ramkumar Pillai. Sudheer Jonna is a well known member in the PrimeFaces community forum and is very knowledgeable on PrimeFaces and PrimeFaces Extensions. PrimeFaces Blueprint book followed the approach of explaining the features with appropriate example applications. PrimeFaces provides more than 100 rich UI components with lot of customization options. Instead of explaining all these components individually, the book authors explained how to use various PrimeFaces components together by developing 9 different small applications. This book covers usage of components such as basic form

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PrimeFaces Beginner’s Guide book published

I am glad to announce that my second book PrimeFaces Beginner’s Guide is published. As many of us know PrimeFaces is leading JSF component library for JSF based web applications. This PrimeFaces Beginner’s Guide book targets the Java developers with basic knowledge on JSF and jQuery and covers most of the commonly used PrimeFaces components. Good news is that PrimeFaces Beginner’s Guide book covers the latest PrimeFaces 4.0 version features such as Client Side Validations (CSV) framework, Dialog Framework, Search Expressions, Sticky Component and many other enhancement as well. The book contains the following 13 chapters covering various PrimeFaces components:

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PrimeFaces QuickStart Tutorial-Part1

PrimeFaces is an open source component library for JSF 2.0 with morethan 100 rich components. PrimeFaces is far better than many other JSF component libraries because of the following reasons:     1. Rich set of UI components (DataTable, AutoComplete, HtmlEditor, Charts etc).    2. No extra xml configuration is required and there is no required dependencies.    3. Built-in Ajax based on standard JSF 2.0 Ajax APIs.    4. Skinning Framework with 25+ built-in themes.    5. Awesome documentation with code examples.    Let us build a sample application using PrimeFaces with the following features:1. A Login screen which accepts username and password and authenticate

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