.rf-ac { width: 500px; } .rf-ac-itm-c { height: 220px; } RichFaces is a component library for JSF and an advanced framework for easily integrating AJAX capabilities into business applications.
  • 100+ AJAX enabled components in two libraries
  • a4j: page centric AJAX controls
  • rich: self contained, ready to use components
  • Whole set of JSF benefits while working with AJAX
  • Skinnability mechanism
  • Component Development Kit (CDK)
  • Dynamic resources handling
  • Testing facilities for components, actions, listeners, and pages
  • Broad cross-browser support
  • Large and active community

We are working hard on RichFaces 4.0 which will have full JSF 2 integration. That is not all though, here is a summary of updates and features:

  • Redesigned modular repository and build system.
  • Simplified Component Development Kit with annotations, faces-config extensions, advanced templates support and more..
  • Ajax framework improvements extending the JSF 2 specification.
  • Component review for consistency, usability, and redesign following semantic HTML principles where possible.
  • Both server-side and client-side performance optimization.
  • Strict code clean-up and review.