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Guys, Is there something wrong with my converter?



Here is MyBase:



I don´t know what's happening.. I did it on an old project and it worked.
 
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Converters aren't ManagedBeans. You should be annotating them as @FacesConverter objects.

I should mention also that Converters must be stateless and thread-safe.
 
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Tim Holloway wrote:Converters aren't ManagedBeans. You should be annotating them as @FacesConverter objects.

I should mention also that Converters must be stateless and thread-safe.



OOpps.. Your wrong there!

Converters CAN BE managedBeans!

the error was on the view:



thanks !!
 
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Backing beans can contain converters, but that is just an additional aspect of the Backing Bean.

Documentation is unclear, but I'm pretty sure that when a Backing Bean implements Converter, it's intended to make the backing bean as a whole self-converting. In other words, if BeanX implements Converter, I don't expect the conversion methods to be receiving/emitting anything that isn't a BeanX.
 
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Tim Holloway wrote:Backing beans can contain converters, but that is just an additional aspect of the Backing Bean.

Documentation is unclear, but I'm pretty sure that when a Backing Bean implements Converter, it's intended to make the backing bean as a whole self-converting. In other words, if BeanX implements Converter, I don't expect the conversion methods to be receiving/emitting anything that isn't a BeanX.



You are right! That´s why my bean doesn´t implement Converter!!
My Generic (BaseConverter) does!!

 
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Marco Noronha wrote:

Tim Holloway wrote:Backing beans can contain converters, but that is just an additional aspect of the Backing Bean.

Documentation is unclear, but I'm pretty sure that when a Backing Bean implements Converter, it's intended to make the backing bean as a whole self-converting. In other words, if BeanX implements Converter, I don't expect the conversion methods to be receiving/emitting anything that isn't a BeanX.



You are right! That´s why my bean doesn´t implement Converter!!
My Generic (BaseConverter) does!!



What's the advantage of a design like this? At first glance I would much rather have a separate, dedicated converter class that works on a specific type.
 
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