The conceptual goal of this article is to convince component developers that the rules that govern form validation should be embedded in the form definition rather then spread between business and presentation logic. This approach (which I have advocated before) simplifies the mapping between requirements and implementation, and leads to code that is easier to maintain.
Forms are first class...
on Jul 6, 2004
When I was old enough to join the Cub Scouts, my father got me a really impressive Swiss Army Knife. For an 8 year old boy this gift was pretty cool, and I proudly lugged the thing around with me on all of our camping trips. I cannot recall all the tools, but there were several blades, screw drivers, can openers, and I distinctly remember a corkscrew.
After the "new" had worn off, the knife...
on May 6, 2004