Here’s a list implementation I came up with to enable true paged data fetching completely transparent to any
List user. It works independent of persistence layers, such as JPA implementations etc and it can be used by anything that only needs a List, such as a
< rich:dataTable >.
[RE: JSF – Still pretty much a steaming pile of donkey turd] – I was replying to Wille Faler’s post about why JSF sucks
, when the comment was getting too large, so I made it into a post on my own blog.
JSF is hard to learn yes, but in my opinion it doesn’t suck as bad as Wille says. All the points Wille mentions can be solved by certain libraries or write-once reusable solutions (I’ve included my ‘magical’ combination of frameworks on the bottom). JSF is a diamond in the rough, you just need to make it shine.