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From Sylvain Vieujot <svieu...@apache.org>
Subject Re: New AliasBean component
Date Sun, 14 Nov 2004 15:08:40 GMT
Done.

On Wed, 2004-11-10 at 03:49 -0700, Bill Dudney wrote:

> How about having a close that removes the alias?
> 
> So you could do;
> 
> <x:aliasBean...>
> alias valid...
> </x:aliasBean>
> alias not valid...
> 
> So in encodeBegin(...) the alias is made and in encodeEnd(...) the 
> alias is removed.
> 
> Thoughts?
> 
> I personally like this approach better because it is more explicit and 
> if you have more than one subform on the same page the coming and going 
> of the alias would be explicit (probably helping me find bugs, or 
> preventing me from introducing them).
> 
> -bd-
> 
> On Nov 8, 2004, at 1:28 PM, Sylvain Vieujot wrote:
> 
> >  I'm about to commit a new component that allows to make a library of 
> > reusable generic subforms.
> >
> >  The aliasBean tag allows you to link a fictive bean to a real bean.
> >
> >  Let's suppose you have a subform you use often but with different 
> > beans.
> >  The aliasBean allows you to design the subform with a fictive bean 
> > and to include it in all the pages where you use it.
> >  You just need to make an alias to the real bean named after the 
> > fictive bean before invoking the fictive bean.
> >
> >  example :
> >
> >  In this example, the customerAddress bean is a managed bean, but the 
> > address bean isn't defined anywhere.
> >  After the aliasBean tag, we can use #{address.*} in place of 
> > #{custommerAddress.*}, so making it possible to have a generic address 
> > subforms (ok, this one it a bite simple form, but here is the idea).
> >
> >  <h:form>
> >  <x:aliasBean sourceBean="#{customerAddress}" alias="#{address}"/>
> >  <f:subview id="simulatedIncludedSubform">
> >  <%-- The next tag could be inserted by an %@ include or jsp:include 
> > --%>
> >                          <h:inputText value="#{address}"/>
> >  </f:subview>
> >
> >  <h:commandButton/>
> >  </h:form>
> >
> >  Thanks for your comments.
> >
> >
> >
> >  Sylvain.
> >
> >
>   

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