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field validator Vs Non-field validator

MaheshS Kumbhar
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Field validators are much convinient and allow us to group multiple validators to be applied to same field in one <field> element. Then what are the situations where non-field validators come in handy over field validators?

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Ankit Garg

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Non-field validators can be used for validations across fields, like if you want to check if the password and confirm password are not the same...

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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