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wasif akbar
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Joined: May 02, 2001
Posts: 11
Does Sun provide a Databound api. For example, in MS Access you can create a form and then attach text fields to database fields. When you submit, the information gets written directly to those fields in the database tables.
I have created some java forms that write to tables and rather than getting the text from each field, and then writing an INSERT query, I would like to use databound objects, if Java provides them. Can you point me in the right direction. Thanks in advance,
Wasif
Mike Curwen
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Joined: Feb 20, 2001
Posts: 3695

Ah, the good old days of writing VB apps.

I'm not aware of any '100% standard' bindable AWT or Swing controls. Many IDE's provide custom controls (for example, I know that JBuilder does provide such controls).

But they still aren't as 'easy' to use as the M$ controls.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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