Optimum PrimeFaces?

PrimeFaces 3.0 now available

Chris Mayer

The popular open source JSF component suite reaches its third major release

Turkish Java EE and Agile mentoring specialists Prime Teknoloji have delivered the
GA release of their JSF component suite Primefaces 3.0.

Since the second release candidate in December, 21 issues have
been resolved for this major version which the
change log
notes as well as bug fixes. The documentation
has also been brought up to date, providing a brilliant
step-by-step guide to get underway in PrimeFaces.

It seems that avid JSF users won’t have long to wait for the
next milestone, as the team confirmed that 3.1 is scheduled for
mid-February, complete with six new components and popular feature
requests from the community answered. Plus, we can expect a
surprise or two – hopefully a nice one! 

With PrimeFaces coming into the autumn of its years, the team
also announced that this would probably be the last time we see
drastic changes within the component suite. After all, this release
has been 10 months in the making, but perhaps it suggests that JSF
as a whole is on the wane. They did say that their main focus from
now on would be to create backwards compatibility, beginning with

PrimeFaces 3.0 is available to
download as
of now, but also check out the team’s theatrical trailer, detailing
just some of the neat little things PrimeFaces can do!

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