ICEfaces 1.8: Next Generation Enterprise Web Development
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- Develop a full-blown Web application using ICEfaces
- Design and use self-developed components using Facelets technology
- Integrate AJAX into a JEE stack for Web 2.0 developers using JSF, Facelets, Spring, JPA
Book DetailsLanguage : English
Paperback : 292 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : November 2009
ISBN : 1847197248
ISBN 13 : 9781847197245
Author(s) : Rainer Eschen
Topics and Technologies : All Books, AJAX, Java, Web Development
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Next Generation Java Development
Chapter 2: Development Environment
Chapter 3: User Interface Design
Chapter 4: Components for Navigation and Layout
Chapter 5: Components for Feedback and Behavior
Chapter 6: Components for Data Presentation and Multimedia
Chapter 7: Components for Data Creation and Selection
Chapter 8: User Interface Customization
Chapter 9: Reusable Facelets Components
Chapter 10: Push Technology
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What you will learn from this book
- Implement the principles of modern Web application design using the ICEfaces enterprise AJAX framework.
- Design enterprise-ready components with Facelets
- Integrate modern frontend development into your JEE stack using JSF, Facelets, Spring, JPA
- Customize your application using ICEfaces’ skinning and multi-lingual presentation features
- Develop server side rendering and create your own monitoring tool with AJAX Push
- Improve the user’s experience with popup dialogs, a progress bar, auto-complete and drag and drop.
You may already be aware that modern web applications are now more commonly modeled around desktop-like implementations. By following the development of a real-world application, you will see how best to use ICEfaces components to customize the interface layout, navigation, data presentation and data creation to achieve the efficient, modern, web application that you’ve always dreamed of!
ICEfaces is an innovative enterprise AJAX framework which allows you to build modern web 2.0 applications. By breaking away from the traditional request-response model and using AJAX push with ICEfaces, you can have bidirectional communication between browser and server, improving performance.
This new paradigm requires the mixing of client-side and server-side programming concepts which can raise maintenance efforts so that the integration of corresponding frameworks is still a challenge. This book will show you how to use the programming model to full effect in order to dramatically ease development.
You can enhance your application with ICEfaces components which are implemented in Facelets applications. This book shows you how to use and design new components and to implement components without extending existing JSF component classes. You will learn how to combine ICEfaces tags and write a simple backing bean for components and learn how to modify this technology for reuse in the frontend.
Create your first enterprise Web application with a desktop-like user interface.
Using this book, you will develop a full-blown Web application in a step-by-step tutorial. The application is a component showcase that you can use as a reference implementation for your own projects. The application also includes advanced enterprise components implemented in Facelets technology.
Who this book is for
If you are an enterprise developer who wants to add the latest Web 2.0 features to a JSF project this book is for you. You need a basic knowledge of the Spring Framework configuration through annotations and the usage of JPA annotations.