Static tables are easy to manage. You edit the tag definition and get a new column, or change the sequence of columns through cut and paste. In more complex applications that try to reach a higher level of reuse in the presentation layer, this kind of management is too inflexible. If the column definition varies during runtime, you may have to define a table for each variation. This can be a maintenance hell in the long run.
Alternatively, you use a component that can be configured for how the presentation will look. ICEfusion delivers a
table tag that can work like this. It integrates the features from the static table above, but decides during runtime how columns are rendered.
The ICEfusion dynamic data table allows defining: ...