October 13, 2004

Entity Bean Inheritance in WebSphere Application Server

ntity bean inheritance has a lot of confusion surrounding it because the EJB specification does not give any clear guidelines on this topic. EJB specification documents 2.0 and 2.1 say entity bean inheritance (i.e., an entity bean inheriting from another entity bean) will be considered in future specs. Nevertheless, IBM’s

Data Validation Using .NET and External Metadata

sing .NET reflection and external metadata makes it easy to add data validation to your objects. Nearly every application that collects data, whether from a Windows- or Web-based form or from a file, needs to validate that the data is in the correct format. Each programmer has developed his or