With JSF promoting ease of use for creating web based interfaces, Jim Driscoll explores the recent innovations incorporated into the latest release -- JSF 2 -- that deliver on this promise. Read Jim Driscolls ongoing series on 'Have you seen JSF lately?' Part 1 - Covers Configuration Files and full AJAX support http://weblogs.java.net/blog/driscoll/archive/2009/05/have_you_seen_j_3.html Part 2 - Covers JSF components and lifecycle http://weblogs.java.net/blog/driscoll/archive/2009/05/have_you_seen_j_2.html Part 3 - Covers Templating with Facelets & GET with JSF 2 http://weblogs.java.net/blog/driscoll/archive/2009/05/have_you_seen_j_1.html