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What is JSF?

 
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Hi,
Iam very new to JSF.
Can any one help me to know what is JSF and where we use?
In which way it would be better than JSPs(with JSTL,Custom tags)?


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Kumar.
 
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For an explanation about why JSF is there, what it does and what it all can you the best read the JSF specification. This however expects that you've already a moderate grasp on the technologies which are used in JSF, which are at least HTTP, HTML, CSS, JS, XML, JSP and Servlet.

http://jcp.org/aboutJava/communityprocess/final/jsr252/index.html (pick the 1st download link)
 
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