Setting default values for view row attributes
In this recipe, we will see how to set default values for view object attributes. There are a number of places where you can do this, namely:
- In the overridden
create()method of the view object row implementation class
- Declaratively using a Groovy expression
- In the attribute getter method
For example, for a newly created employee, we will set the employee's hire date to the current date.
This recipe was developed using the
HRComponents workspace, which was created in the Overriding remove() to delete associated children entities recipe in Chapter 2, Dealing with Basics: Entity Objects. The
HRComponents workspace requires a database connection to the
How to do it...
- Create a view ...