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From Marc Portier <>
Subject Re: CForms(woody) ad hibernate design advice needed
Date Wed, 14 Apr 2004 13:17:50 GMT

Joel McConaughy wrote:

> I need to develop a large number of database maintenance pages with 
> create/read/update/delete functionality (e.g. users, items, regions, 
> etc.).  Repeater widgets and actions provide an easy way to display 
> multiple rows and edit them in place.  However, it seems like the only 
> simple way to update a database is to delete every row and then 
> re-insert the contents of the repeater.  This unfortunately doesn't 
> scale with large results sets.  Is there a better way?  Thanks in advance.

the issue has been reported, and a redesign of repeater-binding is 'in 

for discussions see:

and partly (near the end of the thread:)

in the mean time the way out is creating a custom-binding (another 
recent addition, you will need cvs-head for this)
see docs over at:

if you have time to spare: we welcome your ideas/samples/use cases into 
the discussion


> Fyi, I'm planning to use hibernate from flow for serialization (thanks 
> Hugo for the samples!).
> joel
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Marc Portier                  
Outerthought - Open Source, Java & XML Competence Support Center
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