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HI , I am implementing user registration for a website where the registration process is a 5 step process each I need to get a form from client.
For ex. in 1st stage only username and password , in 2nd stage age and country , in 3rd stage email id , licence agreement ... etc.
I am able to handle each stage by using some model attribute and its validation, but I am not sure , in the 2nd stage , how to access form data got in 1st stage ?
My problem is after 5 stages are over i need to store all the data that I got in 5 stages in a single row in DB.
The problem I am able to handle each stage individually , but not sure how can I get data that i have read already in earlier stages ?
1) Is there any way that I can put data read in a session and access it after 5 stages are over ?
2) is there a way to use same bean for all stages ? the problem is i need to do validation on the data received from the bean . Right now I am handling a separate bean for every stage but it is not an efficient way ..
I want to use a common model bean for storing the data in all five stages but do only relevant validation on the data i got in each step ?