JavaServer Faces is a Java-based web application framework. This LITE Cookbook gathers together essential recipes for data conversion, validation, and security in JSF 2.0. The recipes are selected from the full length JSF 2.0 Cookbook to provide information and instruction most useful for building and processing forms in JSF. To find out more about upgrading to the full edition, visit www.packtpub.com/lite-editions and log into your account for offers and help. If you don't have an account on PacktPub.com, visit today and set one up!
Anghel Leonard is a senior Java developer with many years of experience in Java SE, Java EE, and related frameworks. He has written and published a significant number of articles about Java technologies as well as tips and tricks for many programming-dedicated websites. In addition, he has reviewed several books, JavaOne articles, and top-rated dissertations about Java. He has written two books about XML and Java (one for beginners and one for advanced developers) for Albastra, a Romanian publisher; four books for Packt Publishing, Jboss Tools 3 Developer Guide, JSF 2.0 Cookbook, JSF 2.0 Cookbook LITE, and Mastering JavaServer Faces 2.2; and two books for APress, Pro Java 7 NIO 2 and Pro Hibernate and MongoDB. Currently, he is developing web applications using the latest Java technologies on the market such as WebServices, JMS, EJB, CDI, Spring, JSF (PrimeFaces, OmniFaces and RichFaces frameworks), Struts, Vaadin, Hibernate, and so on. For the last few years, he's focused on developing complex rich internet applications for geographic information systems.