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   The API of the module consist of the all packages in the module. The module does not
   expose an SPI nor are there any pluggable parts.
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   Standard unit tests will be used for testing. Tests should particularly cover synchronization 
 between various views. 
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   N/A
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    <answer id="arch-usecases">
        <p>
            XML/Multiview offers suppport for implementing editors with multiple views for xml files.
            <usecase id="basic-usage" name="Basic usage">
                To implement an xml multiview editor using the framework, you need to provide the following components:
                <ul>
                    <li>
                        An appropriate data loader that recognizes required MIME type.
                    </li>
                    <li>
                        A data object that should extend <tt>XmlMultiviewDataObject</tt>. This object 
                        is responsible for parsing the underlying xml document and for providing means to access the model.
                    </li>
                    <li>
                        A model synchonizer that extends <tt>XmlMultiViewDataSynchronizer</tt>. The model 
                        synchonizer takes care of performing synchronization between the model and binary 
                        data and it is responsible for writing the model. 
                    </li>
                    <li>
                        A tool bar multiview element that extends <tt>ToolBarMultiViewElement</tt> for each design view. 
                        This component is responsible for repainting the view when necessary and generally it also 
                        provides the actions that can be performed in each view. Alternatively you can also use 
                        <tt>TreePanelMultiViewElement</tt>.
                    </li>
                    <li>
                        A panel for each element to displayed in design view, should extend <tt>SectionInnerPanel</tt>. 
                        This panel is responsible for registering components that modify the model with SectionInnerPanel 
                        and for setting values into the model by overriding setValue method. It should also 
                        validate the model and display appropriate error messages if needed. This panel is created by
                        <tt>InnerPanelFactory</tt>.
                    </li>
                </ul>
                An example implementation is included in the unit test packages of the module, 
                see <tt>org.netbeans.modules.xml.multiview.test</tt>. 
            </usecase> 
            <usecase id="how-to-synchronizer" name="How to implement a model synchronizer?">
                <p>To provide synchronization between the model and data you need to implement a model synchronizer that should 
                extend <tt>XmlMultiViewDataSynchronizer</tt>. In the implementation of <tt>updateDataFromModel</tt>
                you are required to implement writing of the model to the disk <b>and</b> update the data cache. For example: </p>
                <pre>
            protected void updateDataFromModel(Object model, FileLock lock, boolean modify) {
                ...
                Writer out = new StringWriter();
                // write model
                ((MyModel) model).write(out);
                out.close();
                // update data cache
                getDataCache().setData(lock, out.toString(), modify);
                ...
            }
                </pre>
                <p> In the implementation of <tt>reloadDataFromModel</tt>
                you are required implement reloading of the model from the disk. </p>
            </usecase>
            <usecase id="how-to-xmldataobject" name="How to implement an xml multiview data object?">
                As noted above, the data object you want to associate with the multiview, must extend <tt>XmlMultiViewDataObject</tt>. 
                You should provide the design views you want to enable in the implementation of the <tt>getMultiViewDesc()</tt>
                method (see the part about how to implement a design multiview description below).
            </usecase>
            <usecase id="how-to-designviewdesc" name="How to implement a design multiview description?">
                Your design view description should extend <tt>DesignViewMultiViewDesc</tt> that 
                implements <tt>org.netbeans.core.spi.multiview.MultiViewDescription</tt>. As the name implies, it 
                represents a description of a design view in a multiview editor. In the implementation
                of the abstract <tt>createElement</tt> method you should create an appropriate view element (see next item).
            </usecase>
            <usecase id="how-to-multiviewelement" name="How to implement a multiview element?">
                <tt>MultiViewElement</tt> provides UI components for the multiview component. The XML/multiview provides three types
                of multiview elements, namely <tt>ToolBarMultiViewElement, TreePanelMultiViewElement and XmlMultiViewElement</tt>. 
                Basic usage of each is described below. <br/>
                <ul>
                    <li><tt>ToolBarMultiViewElement</tt> - to implement your own ToolBarMultiViewElement, you need to
                    provide appropriate <tt>SectionView</tt> in your <tt>getSectionView()</tt> method. Furthermore, 
                    you might want to override <tt>componentShowing()</tt> method and reinitialize the view 
                    if something has changed. To know whether something has changed, you can listen on property changes
                    of the underlying model or alternatively you can always reinitialize the view. If you choose to 
                    listen on property changes you might want to create a <tt>Task</tt> (using <tt>RequestProcessor.create</tt>)
                    with an appropriate delay to avoid reinitializing the view multiple time when there are several property
                    changes within a short period.</li>
                    <li><tt>TreePanelMultiViewElement</tt></li>
                    <li><tt>XmlMultiViewElement</tt> - default implementation of the xml view.</li>
                </ul>
            </usecase>
            <usecase id="how-to-sectionview" name="How to use section view?">
                <tt>SectionView</tt> represents the view associated with a <tt>MultiViewElement</tt>. It contains the 
                actual sections to be displayed. Your implementation should add the sections you need by using 
                <tt>addSection(NodeSectionPanel section)</tt>. Note that there is also <tt>SectionContainer</tt>
                that can be used for grouping <tt>SectionPanel</tt>s and that the actual panel associated with 
                each <tt>SectionPanel</tt> is created by your implementation <tt>InnerPanelFactory</tt>. You can set
                the <tt>InnerPanelFactory</tt> implementation to the <tt>SectionView</tt> implementation by using
                <tt>setInnerPanelFactory(InnerPanelFactory factory)</tt> method.
            </usecase>
            <usecase id="how-to-sectionpanel" name="How to use section panel?">
                The XML/multiview provides a base class, <tt>SectionInnerPanel</tt>, for panels to be used in visual views. You can
                provide your own subclass of <tt>SectionInnerPanel</tt> by making your implementation of <tt>InnerPanelFactory</tt>
                to return appropriate panels. Usually panels contain UI components that represent the state of the model. Moreover, 
                they might also need to modify the model (unless you mean to provide only a read-only view). For that purpose
                <tt>SectionInnerPanel</tt> has several methods that can be used to register components that modify the model. There
                are two variants of these methods, <tt>addModifier(JComponent)</tt> and <tt>addImmediateModifier(JComponent)</tt> 
                (more specifically, there is an overloaded version for several subtypes of JComponent). After a component is registered 
                using either of the variants, <tt>setValue(Object)</tt> method gets called when the state
                of the components changes. The difference between these two variants is that in case of <tt>addModifier(JComponent)</tt> 
                <tt>setValue(Object)</tt> gets called when the component loses focus, whereas <tt>addImmediateModifier(Jcomponent)</tt>
                causes <tt>setValue(Object)</tt> immediately when the state of the component has changed.
            </usecase>
            <usecase id="how-to-sectionnode" name="SectionInnerPanel vs. SectionNodeInnerPanel">
                The module provides two "styles" of building visual views. The first approach has been discussed above, the second
                approach is to utilize various *Node classes that the module provides, such as SectionNode, SectionNodeView and 
                SectionNodeInnerPanel. For the most part everything discussed above applies to the latter approach also, basically using 
                it is more suitable for UIs that have several
                expandable nested panels. For example, the editor for ejb-jar.xml (for EJB 2.x) uses this approach. 
            </usecase>
           
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 <answer id="arch-what">
  <p>
      The J2EE Multiview Editor Framework is intended to be an infrastructure 
(or workshop) for building various design editors in Netbeans 4.1 (or higher).
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  <p>
The need to logically and visually organize applications is not confined 
to the project, but permeates the entire development experience. At the module-level, 
developers and analysts want to understand the relationship of the various components. 
At the component-level, developers benefit from a quick summary of their component, 
without needing to scan one or more source files. For example, the ability 
to combine the Java or XML source view of a component with its metadata and 
deployment descriptor information is a huge problem in the descriptor-happy world of J2EE.
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Design Editors, supplementing and integrated with the Java or XML source editor, 
are being created for several key components in J2EE. In particular, an EJB Design Editor 
will make the horrendous task of property and deployment descriptor editing more manageable. 
Further, a Web Services Design Editor will streamline the process of creating web services, 
making J2EE and Netbeans IDE more accessible to the growing "Web Services" segment of the developer community.
\  </p>
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    Yes.
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   No.
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  <p>
   The module does not store any settings.
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    1.4 or higher.
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   The module has not been tested with JRE.
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   The module does not depend on any projects outside NetBeans.
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   The module is pure Java and should run on any platform that has an approriate VM available.
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   OpenIDE-Module-Module-Dependencies: org.netbeans.xml.multiview/1
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   Just a module JAR file.
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   Yes.
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   No.
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   The module can be installed anywhere.
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   No.
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            <hint>
            Often <code>JComponent.getClientProperty</code>, <code>Action.getValue</code>
            or <code>PropertyDescriptor.getValue</code>, etc. are used to influence
            a behavior of some code. This of course forms an interface that should
            be documented. Also if one depends on some interface that an object
            implements (<code>component instanceof Runnable</code>) that forms an
            API as well.
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="exec-component">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="exec-introspection" when="impl">
            Does your module use any kind of runtime type information (<code>instanceof</code>,
            work with <code>java.lang.Class</code>, etc.)?
            <hint>
            Check for cases when you have an object of type A and you also
            expect it to (possibly) be of type B and do some special action. That
            should be documented. The same applies on operations in meta-level
            (Class.isInstance(...), Class.isAssignableFrom(...), etc.).
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="exec-introspection">
  <p>
   Yes, <code>instanceof</code> is used in several places.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="exec-privateaccess" when="final">
            Are you aware of any other parts of the system calling some of 
            your methods by reflection?
            <hint>
            If so, describe the "contract" as an API. Likely private or friend one, but
            still API and consider rewrite of it.
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="exec-privateaccess">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="exec-process" when="impl">
            Do you execute an external process from your module? How do you ensure
            that the result is the same on different platforms? Do you parse output?
            Do you depend on result code?
            <hint>
            If you feed an input, parse the output please declare that as an API.
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="exec-process">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="exec-property" when="impl">
            Is execution of your code influenced by any environment or
            Java system (<code>System.getProperty</code>) property?
            
            <hint>
            If there is a property that can change the behavior of your 
            code, somebody will likely use it. You should describe what it does 
            and the <a href="http://openide.netbeans.org/tutorial/api-design.html#life">stability category</a>
            of this API. You may use
            <pre>
                &lt;api type="export" group="property" name="id" category="private" url="http://..."&gt;
                    description of the property, where it is used, what it influence, etc.
                &lt;/api&gt;            
            </pre>
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="exec-property">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="exec-reflection" when="impl">
            Does your code use Java Reflection to execute other code?
            <hint>
            This usually indicates a missing or insufficient API in the other
            part of the system. If the other side is not aware of your dependency
            this contract can be easily broken.
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="exec-reflection">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="exec-threading" when="impl">
            What threading models, if any, does your module adhere to?
            <hint>
                If your module calls foreign APIs which have a specific threading model,
                indicate how you comply with the requirements for multithreaded access
                (synchronization, mutexes, etc.) applicable to those APIs.
                If your module defines any APIs, or has complex internal structures
                that might be used from multiple threads, declare how you protect
                data against concurrent access, race conditions, deadlocks, etc.,
                and whether such rules are enforced by runtime warnings, errors, assertions, etc.
                Examples: a class might be non-thread-safe (like Java Collections); might
                be fully thread-safe (internal locking); might require access through a mutex
                (and may or may not automatically acquire that mutex on behalf of a client method);
                might be able to run only in the event queue; etc.
                Also describe when any events are fired: synchronously, asynchronously, etc.
                Ideas: <a href="http://core.netbeans.org/proposals/threading/index.html#recommendations">Threading Recommendations</a> (in progress)
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="exec-threading">
  <p>
   TBD
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="format-clipboard" when="impl">
            Which data flavors (if any) does your code read from or insert to
            the clipboard (by access to clipboard on means calling methods on <code>java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable</code>?
            
            <hint>
            Often Node's deal with clipboard by usage of <code>Node.clipboardCopy, Node.clipboardCut and Node.pasteTypes</code>.
            Check your code for overriding these methods.
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="format-clipboard">
  <p>
   There are no clipboard operations in the module.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="format-dnd" when="impl">
            Which protocols (if any) does your code understand during Drag &amp; Drop?
            <hint>
            Often Node's deal with clipboard by usage of <code>Node.drag, Node.getDropType</code>. 
            Check your code for overriding these methods. Btw. if they are not overridden, they
            by default delegate to <code>Node.clipboardCopy, Node.clipboardCut and Node.pasteTypes</code>.
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="format-dnd">
  <p>
   No support for drag and drop.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="format-types" when="impl">
            Which protocols and file formats (if any) does your module read or write on disk,
            or transmit or receive over the network? Do you generate an ant build script?
            Can it be edited and modified? 
            
            <hint>
            <p>
            Files can be read and written by other programs, modules and users. If they influence
            your behaviour, make sure you either document the format or claim that it is a private
            api (using the &lt;api&gt; tag). 
            </p>
            
            <p>
            If you generate an ant build file, this is very likely going to be seen by end users and
            they will be attempted to edit it. You should be ready for that and provide here a link
            to documentation that you have for such purposes and also describe how you are going to
            understand such files during next release, when you (very likely) slightly change the 
            format.
            </p>
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="format-types">
  <p>
   The module doesn't generate a build script.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="lookup-lookup" when="init">
            Does your module use <code>org.openide.util.Lookup</code>
            or any similar technology to find any components to communicate with? Which ones?
            
            <hint>
            Please describe the interfaces you are searching for, where 
            are defined, whether you are searching for just one or more of them,
            if the order is important, etc. Also classify the stability of such
            API contract. For that use &lt;api group=&amp;lookup&amp; /&gt; tag.
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="lookup-lookup">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="lookup-register" when="final">
            Do you register anything into lookup for other code to find?
            <hint>
            Do you register using layer file or using <code>META-INF/services</code>?
            Who is supposed to find your component?
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="lookup-register">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="lookup-remove" when="final">
            Do you remove entries of other modules from lookup?
            <hint>
            Why? Of course, that is possible, but it can be dangerous. Is the module
            your are masking resource from aware of what you are doing?
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="lookup-remove">
  <p>
  No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="perf-exit" when="final">
            Does your module run any code on exit?
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="perf-exit">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="perf-huge_dialogs" when="final">
            Does your module contain any dialogs or wizards with a large number of
            GUI controls such as combo boxes, lists, trees, or text areas?
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="perf-huge_dialogs">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="perf-limit" when="init">
            Are there any hard-coded or practical limits in the number or size of
            elements your code can handle?
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="perf-limit">
  <p>
    There are pracical limits on how many elements it is reasonable to include
  in each tab, but the framework itself doesn't limit their amount in any way.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="perf-mem" when="final">
            How much memory does your component consume? Estimate
            with a relation to the number of windows, etc.
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="perf-mem">
  <p>
   XXX no answer for perf-mem
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="perf-menus" when="final">
            Does your module use dynamically updated context menus, or
            context-sensitive actions with complicated and slow enablement logic?
            <hint>
                If you do a lot of tricks when adding actions to regular or context menus, you can significantly
                slow down display of the menu, even when the user is not using your action. Pay attention to
                actions you add to the main menu bar, and to context menus of foreign nodes or components. If
                the action is conditionally enabled, or changes its display dynamically, you need to check the
                impact on performance. In some cases it may be more appropriate to make a simple action that is
                always enabled but does more detailed checks in a dialog if it is actually run.
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="perf-menus">
  <p>
   XXX no answer for perf-menus
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="perf-progress" when="final">
            Does your module execute any long-running tasks?
            
            <hint>Long running tasks should never block 
            AWT thread as it badly hurts the UI
            <a href="http://performance.netbeans.org/responsiveness/issues.html">
            responsiveness</a>.
            Tasks like connecting over
            network, computing huge amount of data, compilation
            be done asynchronously (for example
            using <code>RequestProcessor</code>), definitively it should 
            not block AWT thread.
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="perf-progress">
  <p>
   XXX no answer for perf-progress
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="perf-scale" when="init">
            Which external criteria influence the performance of your
            program (size of file in editor, number of files in menu, 
            in source directory, etc.) and how well your code scales?
            <hint>
            Please include some estimates, there are other more detailed 
            questions to answer in later phases of implementation. 
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="perf-scale">
  <p>
   XXX no answer for perf-scale
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="perf-spi" when="init">
            How the performance of the plugged in code will be enforced?
            <hint>
            If you allow foreign code to be plugged into your own module, how
            do you enforce that it will behave correctly and quickly and will not
            negatively influence the performance of your own module?
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="perf-spi">
  <p>
   N/A
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="perf-startup" when="final">
            Does your module run any code on startup?
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="perf-startup">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="perf-wakeup" when="final">
            Does any piece of your code wake up periodically and do something
            even when the system is otherwise idle (no user interaction)?
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="perf-wakeup">
  <p>
   XXX no answer for perf-wakeup.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="resources-file" when="final">
            Does your module use <code>java.io.File</code> directly?
            
            <hint>
            NetBeans provide a logical wrapper over plain files called 
            <code>org.openide.filesystems.FileObject</code> that
            provides uniform access to such resources and is the preferred
            way that should be used. But of course there can be situations when
            this is not suitable.
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="resources-file">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="resources-layer" when="final">
            Does your module provide own layer? Does it create any files or
            folders in it? What it is trying to communicate by that and with which 
            components?
            
            <hint>
            NetBeans allows automatic and declarative installation of resources 
            by module layers. Module register files into appropriate places
            and other components use that information to perform their task
            (build menu, toolbar, window layout, list of templates, set of
            options, etc.). 
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="resources-layer">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="resources-mask" when="final">
            Does your module mask/hide/override any resources provided by other modules in
            their layers?
            
            <hint>
            If you mask a file provided by another module, you probably depend
            on that and do not want the other module to (for example) change
            the file's name. That module shall thus make that file available as an API
            of some stability category.
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="resources-mask">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="resources-read" when="final">
            Does your module read any resources from layers? For what purpose?
            
            <hint>
            As this is some kind of intermodule dependency, it is a kind of API.
            Please describe it and classify according to 
            <a href="http://openide.netbeans.org/tutorial/api-design.html#categories">
            common stability categories</a>.
            </hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="resources-read">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="security-grant" when="final">
            Does your code grant additional rights to some other code?
            <hint>Avoid using a class loader that adds extra
            permissions to loaded code unless really necessary.
            Also note that your API implementation
            can also expose unneeded permissions to enemy code by
            calling AccessController.doPrivileged().</hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="security-grant">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>



<!--
        <question id="security-policy" when="final">
            Does your functionality require modifications to the standard policy file?
            <hint>Your code might pass control to third-party code not
            coming from trusted domains. This could be code downloaded over the
            network or code coming from libraries that are not bundled
            with NetBeans. Which permissions need to be granted to which domains?</hint>
        </question>
-->
 <answer id="security-policy">
  <p>
   No.
  </p>
 </answer>

</api-answers>