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Created by Fang on January 04, 2012 09:54:05    Last update: January 04, 2012 09:54:05
There are two ways to validate a form with JSF: jsf validation on the page with <f:validate...> tags (for example: <f:validateLength> , <f:validateRegex> , etc.), or JSR303 bean validation. This note is about how to customize messages for JSR303 bean validation. The validation message is specified in the message attribute for each validation annotation type. The mesage attribute is not a literal string, but a string that is interpolated in various ways. For example, the default validation message for AssertFalse is {javax.validation.constraints.AssertFalse.message} , which is replaced with the corresponding string in ValidationMessages.properties (or ValidationMessages_tr.properties , ValidationMessages_es.properties , depending on the locale). This is the contents of ValidationMessages.properties in the hibernate validator reference implementation: javax.validation.constraints.AssertFalse.message =... To customize the messages, just provide the new value in...
Created by James on March 13, 2011 13:44:37    Last update: March 21, 2011 11:30:55
This is a jQuery input control that lets you enter any number of input rows of name and value pairs. <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>jQu...
Created by James on October 11, 2010 19:01:28    Last update: January 11, 2011 20:38:56
Test page (click the "new window" icon to see the transition): <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>jQu...
Created by James on September 10, 2010 23:01:14    Last update: September 10, 2010 23:01:14
By default, heights for jQuery UI tab panels expand or contract depending on the height of each tab. The code snippet here sets the height of all tabs to be equal to that of the container. <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>jQu...
Created by Dr. Xi on July 19, 2010 21:58:34    Last update: July 23, 2010 21:37:23
Parsing XML in Java is really simple: import java.io.*; import javax.xml.parsers.Docu... The parser implementation details are hidden behind the JAXP API. In case you want to know which parser implementation is used, this is what the JavaDoc for DocumentBuilderFactory.newInstance says: Use the javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilderFactory system property. Use the properties file " lib/jaxp.properties " in the JRE directory. This configuration file is in standard java.util.Properties format and contains the fully qualified name of the implementation class with the key being the system property defined above. The jaxp.properties file is read only once by the JAXP implementation and it's values are then cached for future use. If the file does not exist when the first attempt is made to read from it, no further attempts are made to...
Created by Fang on April 01, 2010 22:24:58    Last update: April 02, 2010 02:49:38
In this note I'll show you how to create and package a JSP custom tag. The purpose of this tag is to display a random splash image for a home page, among a set of images. We should be able to add or delete candidate splash images from the WAR archive without the need to change the JSP. This is the intended use of the tag: <%@ taglib uri="http://custom.tag.com/demo" prefix... In the above example you provide a set of images named splash*.png (e.g., splash1.png, spalsh2.png, ...), and the tag will pick a random one to display when the JSP is rendered. Let's get started. I'll use Maven for this purpose. Create the standard Maven directory structure ./pom.xml ./src ./src/main ./src/main/jav... pom.xml <project xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0"... SplashTag.java package tagdemo; import java.util.ArrayList......
Created by Dr. Xi on November 19, 2008 00:22:27    Last update: January 07, 2010 23:00:36
There is a open source project named [ini4j] for processing Windows .ini configuration files. However, I found it an overkill for my purposes. So here is my simple implementation of a .ini parser. It mimics the standard java.util.Properties class with enhancements to get and set properties by section name. There are only a few simple rules: Leading and trailing spaces are trimmed from section names, property names and property values. Section names are enclosed between [ and ] . Properties following a section header belong to that section Properties defined before the appearance of any section headers are considered global properties and should be set and get with no section names. You can use either equal sign ( = ) or colon ( : )...