Posts Tagged ‘fabrication’

Fabrication: Intro to using Interceptors

April 12th, 2009

In one of my previous articles, I spoke about how to use Fabrication, or at least one portion of Fabrication (respondTo and reactTo). Given that there are other really cool things about Fabricaiton, I felt it deserved some more attention. One thing Fabrication supports are interceptors. Interceptors allow you to stop the normal flow of your notification to your commands or mediators. You can stop the notification, alter them, even send a different notification in its place. In this article, I will be focusing on a few different uses for interceptors.
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Fabrication: PureMvc cleaned up.

January 27th, 2009

So when I last posted an article, I did an example on PureMvc. It was just something small and simple. One of the thing I do not like about PureMvc though (plan on writing an article about this later) is the mediators “handleNotification” function. It seems to almost be common practice with PureMvc that you have this function and it just turns into a massive switch statement to find out what came back, where it goes, how its handled, etc. Fine some something small, but we have all seen what can happen with rogue switch statements. I’m sure there are more eligant work arounds for this, but I see it as a decent sized flaw.
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