[Arp] The right way to use VO/TO's
mpb at logicalminds.co.uk
Tue Mar 21 05:31:07 PST 2006
I agree with your view on validation, it is technically deciding whether
to accept the data or not, but I guess this is the necessary evil that
What I meant with my other question was, do you send the object that
contains methods back to the server, or do you copy the data to an
object that purely contains data? ie a transfer object.
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Subject: Re: [Arp] The right way to use VO/TO's
On 3/18/06, Matt Brailsford <matt at gradiation.co.uk> wrote:
> You have explained an interesting example, and i can see why you have
> chosen to put some business logic within the view.
> I myself would see this as validation, as your application isn't
> any decisions upon the data, all it is doing is formating the data in
> such a way that the business layer requires it, no?
Yes, but also no. Yes it is formating the data and no that not all
it's doing. It's making the decision to accept or reject or modify
data based on what is being typed in. Validation it is, but isn't
validation the decision to accept or reject data to meet a business
> With respects to data transfer, would you pass back the VO with the
> business logic back to the server, or did you create a seperate VO
> only the information your back end requires?
I don't understand the first part of your question. What do you mean
by 'pass...the business logic back ot the server'? As for the second
part of your question, I'm only passing the data the server requires.
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