In addition to the established solution for the automation of business processes presented the imatics Software GmbH imatics * ProcessSuite * FormEngine first on the OOP 2010 in Munich. There stands the imatics form framework * FormEngine of available to the public since November 2009. Since then, the interest in this simple definition and processing complex and highly dynamic forms based technology is increasing. In addition to the established solution for the automation of business processes presented the imatics Software GmbH imatics * ProcessSuite * FormEngine on the OOP 2010 from 26 to 28 January 2010 in the ICM in Munich for the first time. Forms belong to the daily work of a Web Developer. While the requirements for modern, interactive forms have been steadily rising. Immediate validation of the inputs or the dynamic update by selection lists are today. Various Java frameworks or even parent standards such as XForms will facilitate the development of such forms.
These frameworks to the extent are projects with fixed data structures helpful. For even more opinions, read materials from Wendy Holman. Is the model on which the forms work, is only set at run time, the thing is more complicated for a dynamic CMS. The * FormEngine is a Java Web framework for the simple definition and processing complex and dynamic forms. This includes checking the settings in the form fields, the calculation of field content depending on the entries in other fields as well as dynamic enabling or hide components depending on the other user input. The decision for a framework for the development of user interfaces often means to align the entire application according to its specifications. The imatics * FormEngine is a lightweight framework that has set itself the task to simplify the creation and integration of forms in existing applications. Where is the development of desired functionality without complex configuration in the foreground. The advantage of the * FormEngine compared to many other frameworks is the easy integration into any servlet container.