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GenericRCP - A GUI for your Hibernate Domain Objects

Peter Schneider-Manzell is an active contributor to AppFuse's documentation and mailing list. Yesterday, he posted a message to the mailing list announcing the 0.3.0 release of GenericRCP.

We (a good friend of mine and myself) started a SpringRichclient based project, called "GenericRCP". With this tool, you can edit your DB directly via your classes and Hibernate. The GUI (Panels / Binding etc...) is generated dynamically out of a JAR, containing the classes and hbm.xml files.

For AppFusers: You only need to import your <.....>-dao.jar, and you can start to edit the values.

You can use this project as a starting point for a customized editor with CRUD functionality and add customized panels / attribute editors for different classes / attribute types, and combinations of them.

Yesterday, I tried GenericRCP with the appfuse-dao.jar from 1.9.4 (XDoclet-based), as well as the appfuse-data-common-2.0-SNAPSHOT.jar (annotations-based) and it worked with both. Nice work Peter!

GenericRCP Screenshot

Posted in Java at Oct 31 2006, 02:01:51 PM MST 2 Comments

Thanks for the nice blog post Matt! After you wrote this blog entry, our page hits on increased from 50 a day to 200 a day :)

One thing to mention: Project leader of the genericRCP is Andreas Baumgartner ([email protected]), he has committed 2/3 of the code of the genericRCP.

Posted by Peter Schneider-Manzell on November 06, 2006 at 07:08 AM MST #

Hello friends I am a new comer to Java with NetBeans 5.5 and I would like to build a small application using several GUI form made with Matisse. I don't know how can I add them to a web page (the applet tag doesn't work in thios case). Anybody can help me please?

Posted by Cristi on November 14, 2006 at 05:36 PM MST #

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