Thursday, November 16, 2017

JSF 2.3 Tip of the Day: Single Select Menu Item Example

One of my new colleagues is new to JSF development, and asked for some assistance in creating a JSF <h:selectOneMenu/> which had a blank option. I came up with a quick example using JSF 2.3 and CDI on GlassFish 5.0.

The web page (index.xhtml) looks like the following:

The backing bean ( contains the list of items for the menu and the logic to hold the selected value:

All in all a very simple example. I was asked what my dependencies looked like so here is the one last piece.

The NetBeans Maven project can be downloaded here: jsf23-cdi-selectonemenu-example

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