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How to "correctly" supply additional configuration to objects configured in Application.e4 [message #1281864] Tue, 01 April 2014 13:27 Go to next message
Jens Rabe is currently offline Jens RabeFriend
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When I define things in the Application model, I can get additional data into the created objects by:
1. Setting context properties and using @Inject @Named String
2. using tags or variables and injecting the MPart, getting them back from there

However, at point 1), the parameterization is done to the context and not local to the part, additionally, I can only get Strings from there and have to do conversions to other formats by myself, taking care of any errors, and at point 2), I can only insert lists of strings.

My goal is to get a Class<?> object into the part.

So, what is the best approach to get additional configuration data into the part (and only there)? I thought of using a "variable" with a specified format, like e.g.:
myClass=bundleclass://bundle/my.Clazz and extracting the information in the @PostConstruct method.

Is this the way to go or are there better approaches?
Re: How to "correctly" supply additional configuration to objects configured in Applicatio [message #1295356 is a reply to message #1281864] Mon, 14 April 2014 07:40 Go to previous message
Sopot Cela is currently offline Sopot CelaFriend
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You can not give additional configuration data to your part in a declarative way through the application model editor. What you can very easily do is supply these programmatically through an addon which feeds some object to the parts' context and you can consume that through the @PostConstruct or @Inject.
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