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Blog Archive for srikanth during June 2010

  One cannot cruise through JavaFX land these days without hearing about JavaFX keywords “bind”, “inverse” and “on replace”. In short, one could think of JavaFX bind as an Observer pattern at the language syntax level.  It is one of the biggest “zing thing” purported about JavaFX in common literature. It has even been claimed...
I am drawn to JavaFX these days. Not because it is cool (which, it is) or because I want to do whiz bang effects, but just as an explorer to do an unbiased check on whether it can be a tool useful to create regular corporate UIs in any better fashion than regular Swing. (Granted, I squirmed a bit when using it on my first project due to lack of UI components, but JFxtras http://www.jfxtras.org...
Bean validation is a nice API for for validating Java objects and is included in Java EE 6. But it can also be used anywhere, regardless of the layer. It can be used with or without JPA and in a stand alone Java SE. It formalizes and encourages the validation approach at the domain model level. It helps in de-duplication of the validation logic that we are accustomed to having all over the place...