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GMaps4JSF in the JSF 2.0 Ajax world

Sep 06, 2009, 19:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Hazem Saleh)

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"You can also easily attach different components (markers, information texts, controls, ground overlays, polygons, polylines) to the map. GMaps4JSF also allows attaching different server-side and client-side events to components without writing JavaScript code to bind the event with the component. You only need to write JavaScript code if you want to implement the components' client-side event handlers.

"Ajax is a primary technology in any modern Web application. Although Ajax was not introducted in the earlier versions of JavaServer Faces, it was provided by many JSF component libraries like Apache MyFaces Trinidad, JBoss RichFaces, ICEFaces, and others. Now the good news is that Ajax is supported natively in JSF 2.0 implementations.

"In this article, I explain how to configure GMaps4JSF inside your JSF 2.0 application and give a brief introduction to JSF 2.0 Ajax. Finally, I'll illustrate a simple mashup application that uses both GMaps4JSF and JSF 2.0 Ajax."

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