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Jakarta Faces 4.0

Jakarta Faces defines an MVC framework for building user interfaces for web applications, including UI components, state management, event handing, input validation, page navigation, and support for internationalization and accessibility.

New features, enhancements or additions

  • Issue #1581: New API to programmatically create Facelets
  • Issue #1508: New automatic extensionless mapping
  • Issue #1509: New annotation @ClientWindowScoped
  • Issue #1570: Support custom cookie attributes such as SameSite in ExternalContext#addResponseCookie()
  • Issue #1555: New attribute <h:inputFile multiple="…">
  • Issue #1556: New attribute <h:inputFile accept="…">
  • Issue #1557: New method FacesContext#getLifecycle()
  • Issue #1559: New tag <f:selectItemGroups>
  • Issue #1560: New attribute <h:inputText type="…">
  • Issue #1563: New tag <f:selectItemGroup>
  • Issue #1568: New method UIViewRoot#getDoctype()
  • Issue #1573: New attribute <f:websocket onerror="…">
  • Issue #1574: New layout=“list” for <h:selectManyCheckbox> and <h:selectOneRadio>
  • Issue #1582: New annotation literals for all @Qualifiers
  • Issue #1558: Make UIComponent#subscribeToEvent() more convenient
  • Issue #1565: Skip type attribute from <link> and <script> when doctype is HTML5
  • Issue #1567: Improve <f:ajax> behavior in composite components

Removals, deprecations or backwards incompatible changes

Minimum Java SE Version

Java SE 11 or higher

Details

Compatible Implementations

Ballots

Release Review

The Specification Committee Ballot concluded successfully on 2022-05-18 with the following results.

Representative Representative for: Vote
Kenji Kazumura Fujitsu +1
Tom Watson, Emily Jiang IBM +1
Ed Bratt, Dmitry Kornilov Oracle +1
Andrew Pielage, Petr Aubrecht Payara +1
David Blevins, Jean-Louis Monteiro Tomitribe +1
Ivar Grimstad EE4J PMC +1
Marcelo Ancelmo, Martijn Verburg Participant Members +1
Werner Keil Committer Members no vote
Jun Qian Enterprise Members +1
Zhai Luchao Enterprise Members +1
Total 9

The ballot was run in the jakarta.ee-spec mailing list

Plan Review

The Specification Committee Ballot concluded successfully on 2021-05-04 with the following results.

Representative Representative for: Vote
Kenji Kazumura Fujitsu +1
Dan Bandera, Kevin Sutter IBM +1
Ed Bratt, Dmitry Kornilov Oracle +1
Andrew Pielage, Matt Gill Payara +1
Scott Stark, Mark Little Red Hat +1
David Blevins, Jean-Louis Monteiro Tomitribe no vote
Ivar Grimstad EE4J PMC +1
Marcelo Ancelmo, Martijn Verburg Participant Members +1
Werner Keil Committer Members +1
Dr. Jun Qian Enterprise Members +1
Total 9

The ballot was run in the jakarta.ee-spec mailing list

Release Review

Click on the specifications below to access the specification document, Javadoc, Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK), and compatible implementation for each release of the specification.

Platform and Profile Specifications

The Jakarta EE Platform and Profile specifications are the umbrella specifications for the individual specifications. The Jakarta EE Platform includes most of the individual specifications, while the Profile specifications include the individual specifications for developing web platforms and microservices architectures.

Individual Specifications

Each individual specification describes a standardized way of implementing a particular aspect of an enterprise Java application.

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