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Apache OFBiz Cookbook by Ruth Hoffman

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Reading data from an OFBiz data source

Business is booming at the bakery, and we need to move beyond the WebTools Entity Engine interface and start implementing some user-level applications to read from and write to the database. For the remainder of this chapter, we shall assume that we have in place one or more OFBiz Events and/or Services written in Java that will handle the logic of our application's interface to the OFBiz Entity Engine. What remains to be described are specific instances using Entity Engine tools and utilities.

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Note: while using the OFBiz Mini-Language and widget tool kit often make reading and writing to an OFBiz data source easier, they are but one option when choosing to use the Entity Engine programmatically. Widgets ...

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