Re: Validating form inputs?
On 3/21/12 12:02 PM, Davej wrote:
On Mar 20, 2:50 pm, Lew<lewbl...@gmail.com> wrote:
Daniel Pitts wrote:
I have been thinking about the way I have been validating form
inputs in the servelet [sic] and wonder if I would be much
better off using class methods to verify these inputs?
What exactly do you mean by "class methods"? Do you mean 'static'
Consider that I am almost always gathering the inputs to
instantiate one or more objects, but I gather and validate
-- and then instantiate. Maybe I should instantiate an empty
object and then use class methods to validate the inputs?
Maybe. It depends on what you mean by "class methods".
Why? I think it could be done either way. If it was a static method is
would be made generic. If it was non-static it could be an alternate
public String ValidateAndSetQuiz1(String q1) //returns error message
score = Double.parseDouble(q1);
if ( score< 0 || score> 100.0)
return "Value out of allowed range";
}catch (Exception e)
return "Value is non-numeric";
m_quiz1 = score; //accept and set instance variable m_quiz1
return null; //signifies that submitted value was accepted
The setter should throw an exception if the value isn't valid. Also, a
setter should take in a correctly typed parameter, not a string to be
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