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For struts form validation

Ashutosh kumar singh

Joined: Feb 27, 2008
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any body can confirm that DynaActionForm in struts is necessary for form validation. can i do form validation through normal action form. because there is no actual coding in .net....
it's very urgent.........

Ashutosh kumar Singh
Abhay Agarwal
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Yes ...we can do Form Checking/Validation using simple Action Form's validate() method.

~ Abhay

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Abhay Agarwal
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Using DynaActionForm is just another way of doing Form Validation.
We can do it using simple Action Form's validate() method.

~ Abhay
Merrill Higginson
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Actually, the DynaActionForm class has nothing at all to do with validation. It's just a way of dynamically declaring fields in an ActionForm without having to write a class.

What you're probably referring to is the Struts Validadion Frameork. That is accessed by having your ActionForm extend Validator form (or if you've been using DynaActionForm, use DynaValidatorForm instead) and then declaring the validations in a validator.xml file.

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