CHAPTER 11 Field Validation, Formatting, and Translation

This chapter walks you through the process of adding field-level validation, formatting, and translation to portlets. Several different techniques are discussed, including the use of out-of-the-box builders, Java methods, regular expressions, resource bundles, and data definitions. By the end of this chapter, you will have a good understanding of each approach and be able to implement each one in the appropriate scenarios.

The example application discussed in this chapter utilizes one model, a properties file and a Java source file, which are available for download from, under the Chapter 11 folder (instructions for copying these files into your project ...

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