Matt RaibleMatt Raible is a Java Champion and Developer Advocate at Okta.

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Integrating Facelets and Ajax4JSF with MyFaces

I spent a few hours tonight integrating Facelets into an AppFuse-based application. The integrating was fairly easy thanks to the work Thomas Gaudin did back in January. For the most part, it was just a matter of 1) replacing <fmt:message> tags with #{text['key']} tags, 2) replacing the <%@ include file="/common/taglibs.jsp"%> at the top of each page with Facelet's namespace tags and 3) renaming the pages from *.jsp to *.xhtml. The only thing that tripped me up was I thought the "c" namespace was the same as JTLS's URI, but it's actually a whole new URI. Thanks to the Facelets developers for a much-needed fix for JSF.

After I got Facelets integrated and working, I dove into integrating Ajax4JSF. Two hours later and I have the simple repeater demo working. What took so long? I spent an hour staring at (and googling for) the solution to the following error:

PhaseListenerManager.informPhaseListenersBefore(74) | Exception in PhaseListener RENDER_RESPONSE(6) beforePhase.
        at com.sun.facelets.FaceletViewHandler.writeState(
        at org.ajax4jsf.framework.renderer.AjaxRendererUtils.writeState(
        at org.ajax4jsf.framework.renderer.AjaxRendererUtils.encodeAreas(
        at org.ajax4jsf.framework.renderer.AjaxContainerRenderer.encodeAjax(
        at org.ajax4jsf.ajax.UIAjaxRegion.encodeAjax(

The solution turned out to be removing the FaceletsViewHandler from faces-config.xml:


Also, it seems the following is required in web.xml:


Hopefully this helps others googling for the exception above.

Posted in Java at Oct 12 2006, 02:41:24 AM MDT 9 Comments