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Java EE and Agile Mentoring Powerhouse, Prime Technology is glad to announce the release candidate of the next generation PrimeFaces. 3.4 is a major release featuring over 130 filed improvements, brand new Ajax Push Integration with Atmosphere Framework, new components, implementation of popular requests from community&pro users and significant maintenance work to improve the overall quality.   Highlights Brand new PrimeFaces Push with Atmosphere New Component: Mindmap New Component: TabMenu New Component: PanelMenu New Utility: ResetInput DataTable Enhancements ...

PrimeFaces 3.4 brings major refactor and enhancements on DataTable. We've been adding features with each release to datatable and at some point it became harder to maintain. For 3.4, we've taken our time to improve the internals and thanks to the new clear design, it was easy for us to add various popular requests from the community. Refer to Datatable from Children Long time PrimeFaces users would be familiar with this, datatable can't be updated or processed from...

Client side Tree Widget is refactored with a cleaner dom structure and along the way we've added animation to display during expand-collapse. The feature is enabled by setting animate attribute to true. As a result of the major refactor on client side tree, we'll be able to add upcoming features like dragdrop, inline editing much more easier in future releases. See PrimeFaces Labs for a live demo....

Upon request of a PrimeFaces PRO user, tagCloud component has been enhanced with  interactivity. Items can now either be used as regular links or as command items via optional select ajax behavior event. Demo is available at PrimeFaces Labs....

A PrimeFaces PRO User has been using panels side by side and they required horizontal toggling for a flexible UI. Panel had toggle support for a long time but it only applies to vertical direction. In order to provide this for them, we have added toggleOrientation feature with vertical (default) and horizontal as valid values. See PrimeFaces Labs for the live demo!...

Oleg Varaksin from PrimeFaces Extensions Team, long time PrimeFaces Contributor and co-author of PrimeFaces Cookbook has released all PrimeFace Themes in One Jar. Themes are available at Maven Central. See Oleg's Blog for more information....

According to DevRates.com, PrimeFaces has taken the lead with overall rating 9.4 (at time of writing) as the developers' favorite framework to create rich user interfaces with java. Special thanks to our Great Community who constantly appreciate our work and help us to improve PrimeFaces!!!...

A PrimeFaces PRO user requested a filter to deal with large amount of items in SelectOneMenu. To provide this feature, we've added an input field with filter icon inside the dropdown. Filtering is enabled by setting filter attribute to true and match mode is configured with filterMatchMode attribute taking startsWith (default), contains, endsWith, custom as valid options. When custom filtering is used, filterFunction should be defined to implement custom filtering. All of this happens on client side...

We've been working on PrimeFaces maintenance of 3.4 only for some time and trying not to get excited by new feature ideas. However there is one request we couldn't resist to implement on a saturday. A user requested a command navigation component such as; http://example.irian.at/trinidad-demo/faces/components/commandNavigationItem.jspx Well, challenge was accepted and we created tabMenu component; There are also plans for enhancements like a second level of submenus below the first level but that's for future. Demo is available at PrimeFaces Labs....