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Article: Developing Portlets using JSF, Ajax, and Seam (Part 2 of 3)

This article, the second in a three-part series by Wesley Hales, expands upon the previous article by introducing RichFaces. It covers integrating RichFaces into the previous sample application, deploying a RichFaces portlet, and several features and capabilities of RichFaces.

From the article:

One thing I will explain before we get started is the difference in JBoss Portal installations between this article and the previous one. In the last article we deployed to a JBoss App Server running the lightweight Portlet Container 2.0 demo. Since that article was published, we have released JBoss Portal 2.7 as a beta. This combines the old JSR-168 implementation of JBoss Portal with the new Portlet 2.0 implementation, giving us the ability to run 1.0 and 2.0 portlets in the standard JBoss Portal project. So if keeping track of what version you should be using seems confusing, it's not. Just keep in mind that JBoss Portal 2.7 is the ultimate combination of everything we have to offer and versions 2.6.x are the supported stable releases that only support JSR-168 (portlet 1.0).

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