When I come
across an article such as this one, I am
overcome with melancholy. I really want to love JSF. Its heart is in the right
place. It wants to let me drag and drop components onto a form, wire them up
with JavaBeans, and give me AJAX with essentially no work on my part. And it
comes so close.
Now, admittedly, I am biased. I am a co-author of the best-selling JSF book,
with David Geary,...