[Solved] Best environment choices to use primefaces

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danger-simon
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07 Feb 2013, 03:00

Hello developers,

I am junior Java Web developer. I would like to know which environment is the most appropriate in order to use at maximum all the capabilities of Primefaces 3.5.

Currently, I work with Apache Tomcat 7, Mojarra JSF 2 (latest), and Eclipse Juno as IDE.

I would also like to know if there is some autocompletion tool I could use. Because, now I just get the attributes completion of the backing bean and I've seen that I could also get the action methods autocompletion feature.

Thank you for your response.

Greetings, ;)
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Primefaces version: Latest.
JSF 2.0 (Mojarra)
Apache Tomcat 7
Eclipse Juno

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07 Feb 2013, 10:49

Well I would certainly recommend NetBeans over Eclipse for Web Development especially with PrimeFaces.
You can use Tomcat 7 as a basis for the JEE6 Web Stack, I would go with TomcatEE which brings you MyFaces as the JSF2 implementation and using things like MyFaces CODI (extended CDI) is a snap.

With NetBeans you also get Glassfish 3.1.2.2 and Tomcat 7 integrated directly. It is possible and simple to integrate other servers as well: I have JBoss, Tomcat 7, TomcatEE, Glassfish 3.1.2.2 to name the ones I normally develop to.

As far as PrimeFaces development is concerned there is a plugin in development that will generate a complete CRUD application from the Database of your choice which utilises PrimeFaces 3.4.2 (as far as I remember). Google for this!! I have tried it out, it is really cool and when available as a full plugin will be truly awesome.
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07 Feb 2013, 18:24

My additions:
Well I would certainly recommend NetBeans over Eclipse for Web Development especially with PrimeFaces.
I have good experience with Eclipse and the JBoss Tools plugin
You can use Tomcat 7 as a basis for the JEE6 Web Stack, I would go with TomcatEE which brings you MyFaces as the JSF2 implementation and using things like MyFaces CODI (extended CDI) is a snap.
I personally would also opt for a EE server instead of plain Tomcat. No experience with TomEE here, but my experience with JBoss 7.1 is great.
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08 Feb 2013, 02:48

Thank you for your responses. I really appreciate them. Your feedback is valuable to me. :)
Primefaces version: Latest.
JSF 2.0 (Mojarra)
Apache Tomcat 7
Eclipse Juno

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