- Create a web project, and add the relevant jars to WEB-INF/lib. (I use eclipse, tomcat and the sysdeo tomcat plugin as my development environment).
- Declare the faces servlet and mapping in web.xml
- Declare beans and navigation rules in faces.config.xml
- Create a model object
- Create a controller
- Create your jsps
this article covered the basics, but I think is a good starting point, as there s very little fluff in there. and the example works!