PrimeFaces Team is pleased to announce the first release candidate of 4.0 Release. After 7 months of hard work, the next generation of PrimeFaces, codename SENTINEL, is ready for PrimeFaces Community. Highlights of PrimeFaces 4.0;
- Over 300 Improvements
- First class JSF 2.2 Support
- New Components
- New Features to Existing Components
- Dialog Framework
- Client Side Validation Framework
- HTML5 FileUpload
- PrimePush – Atmosphere Improvements
- Brand new MenuModel
- Deferred Loading
- Search Expressions
- DragDrop Tree
- Global ConfirmDialog
- Sticky Headers
- Performance Improvements
- Huge Amount of Maintenance
- Improved Quality
- and much more…
We’ll wait for the detailed release announcement until 4.0 Final Release which is due next week.
PrimeFaces 4.0 can run on JSF 2.0, 2.1 and 2.2 runtimes. On 2.2, using runtime detection extra features like html5 passthrough attributes and servlet 3.0 fileuploads are enabled.
Maven dependency information and standalone bundle are available at PrimeFaces Downloads.
New User’s Guide is being worked on at the moment to cover 4.0 and it will be available along with 4.0 Final Release next week.
PrimeFaces 4.0 is a major upgrade that is available as a community release, until next major release 4.1 (Early 2014), there will be various 4.0.x releases and 3.5.x releases for PrimeFaces ELITE and PRO subscribers.
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