This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
It's not an exact equivalence, no, but a 1x1 grid can usually serve the same purpose as a div. While I always try to use JSF tags exclusively, occasionally I'll run across one of the exceptions, grit my teeth and use a raw div element.
An IDE is no substitute for an Intelligent Developer.