Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Extending the DataProvider API with VisualWebPack

Until the coming version of NetBeans+VisualWebPack arrive and we can bind a WebService or EJB to a table or other component, here is a little idea to know how to do it in a correct way.

First of all, here are a couple of blogs that can help us in our search:

If the VWP components are enough for your application, I think VWP is a grat tool that helps you top spend much more less time to create an application. The separation of request, session and application beans, the set of components, drag&drop and binding component to data sources: like a DB table.

However, what happens when you want to bind a component to the result of a web service or EJB. For the moment, you can extend the DataProvider API and play requesting data on request or session bean.

ObjectListData Provider work around - Sample Project
Creator Tip: Work around for Object List Data Provider design time problem

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