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From Greg Reddin <>
Subject Re: [Chain]: Frameworks and Products using chain api
Date Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:39:29 GMT

On Dec 20, 2006, at 3:02 PM, Craig McClanahan wrote:

> In addition to frameworks like this, I've heard of cases where  
> application
> architects use chains to define the details of the business logic
> (completely independent of how the presentation tier works).  For  
> example,
> you could define a Filter command that would add a Hibernate  
> session to your
> context on the way in, and clean up the resources on the way back  
> out, and
> stick this command in every chain that needs access to a Hibernate  
> session.
> The actual business logic can just assume the session is there in the
> context (similar to what you can get from an IoC framework, but  
> assembled
> somewhat differently).

I would fall into that catagory :-)

I've been using chain in large enterprise applications in this way  
ever since it was introduced -- and have been extremely successful  
with it, btw.


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