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What is JSF?

It is used for building component-based user interfaces for web applications and was formalized as a standard through the Java Community
JSF is a tool in the Javascript MVC Frameworks category of a tech stack.

Who uses JSF?

15 companies reportedly use JSF in their tech stacks, including Scopeland Technology GmbH, Deutsche Kreditbank AG, and Biting Bit.

83 developers on StackShare have stated that they use JSF.
Pros of JSF
Rich and comprehensive Request Life-cycle
Very Mature UI framework
Server Side component

JSF Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to JSF?
AngularJS lets you write client-side web applications as if you had a smarter browser. It lets you use good old HTML (or HAML, Jade and friends!) as your template language and lets you extend HTML’s syntax to express your application’s components clearly and succinctly. It automatically synchronizes data from your UI (view) with your JavaScript objects (model) through 2-way data binding.
Spring MVC
A Java framework that follows the Model-View-Controller design pattern and provides an elegant solution to use MVC in spring framework by the help of DispatcherServlet.
A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.
It is the fastest way to build web applications in Java. It automates the communication between your server and the browser and gives you a high-level component API for all Vaadin components
HTML5 is a core technology markup language of the Internet used for structuring and presenting content for the World Wide Web. As of October 2014 this is the final and complete fifth revision of the HTML standard of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). The previous version, HTML 4, was standardised in 1997.
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