JSF 1.2 Components

Last week, I got a chance to review a new book going to hit the stands; JSF 1.2 components. It may be a little too late for this book to reach the user community when JSF 2.0 is already at the doorsteps, but the JSF 1.2 scene has been evolving quite vigorously that made the catch up game tricky. There has been an overwhelming response to JSF from a specification implementation standpoint. The numerous sightings in jsfmatrix.com is a perfect illustration of this crowded space. The fact that there exists so many good alternatives is an appealing factor for the acceptance of this framework, but at the same time, gives a head-ache for an architect / development head advised to make a choice.

For those anxious readers, here's a link to the chapter Facelets Components