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JoinFaces Example

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This SAP (Single Page Application) illustrates JSF usage inside JAR packaged Spring Boot Application.

JoinFaces autoconfigures PrimeFaces, BootsFaces, ButterFaces, OmniFaces, AngularFaces, Mojarra and MyFaces libraries to run at embedded Tomcat, Jetty or Undertow.

See Example Application in the cloud

1- Access starter.jsf page at This page can help you to choose the JoinFaces Starter that fits your needs. You may login with credentials

User Password Roles
persapiens 123 ROLE_ADMIN
nyilmaz qwe ROLE_USER

Run Example Application locally

1- Clone this project

git clone

2- Build

mvn clean install

3- Run

java -jar target/joinfaces-example-4.5.1.jar

4- Access starter page at http://localhost:8080/

Optional: If your IDE is showing build errors install Lombok

Key Files


Includes joinfaces starter dependency. All other jsf dependencies are included transitively.




Note that security-spring-boot-starter is included to secure the application.



Configure jsf.PROJECT_STATE and jsf.primefaces.THEME properties.

    PROJECT_STAGE: Development
    theme: overcast


Example page to help you choose the right JoinFaces Starter for you.

Note that xhtml, js, css and images files should be located at src/main/resources/META-INF/resources directory to JSF use them.

Look at authorize and anonymous jsf spring security facelet tags in action to secure page information.

  <sec:authorize access="hasRole('ROLE_ADMIN')">
    <p:panelGrid columns="1" rendered="#{sec:isFullyAuthenticated()}">
      <p:link title="Logout" href="/logout">
        <p:outputLabel value="You are logged in as an ADMIN" />


Very simple spring main application. Only SpringBootApplication annotation is required.

public class JoinFacesExampleApplication {


Spring Security configuration class to secure authentication with credentials to persapiens and nyilmaz users.


Managed bean using ViewScoped CDI annotation. The equivalent spring scope of ViewScoped annotation is configured automatically by JoinFaces Starter.

public class StarterMBean {

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