[forge-dev] Food for thought: Seam Forge scaffolding is not 'continuous'
Lincoln Baxter, III
lincolnbaxter at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 02:28:25 EDT 2011
This is possibly because if you don't "reload" the entity after making
changes in an external editor, Forge doesn't know the file has changed, and
rewrites the same contents... probably something to fix.
That's my guess as to what they are referring to. Good point though.
On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 1:02 AM, Jason Porter <lightguard.jp at gmail.com>wrote:
> I'm a little confused by this thinking. Forge will work with whatever you
> have there. Generated or not. It isn't going to overwrite anything you put
> in there, maybe they were using an old version?
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Oct 23, 2011, at 22:50, Richard Kennard <richard at kennardconsulting.com>
> > Hi guys,
> > There's a nice looking presentation up at...
> > ...that slightly 'dings' Seam Forge for not being 'continuous' (slide
> 43). I asked the authors what they meant by this. They said:
> > "The reason we stated SeamForge scaffolding as one-time is not because of
> Metawidget, but because of the fact that generated code inside the entities
> > not separated from user-created one. e.g. - I generated Person entity,
> then changed stuff and added some stuff to it, and SeamForge's entities
> > feature is not usable for me anymore (Metawidget's forms rendering will
> still work, of course). Just for the contrast, Spring Roo separated the
> > user-generated content from auto-generated content by using Inter-type
> declarations. I can edit my entities the way I like and Roo can mess with
> its ITDs
> > the way it likes"
> > Just some food for thought?
> > Richard.
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