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Generating Java view interfaces from data files


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At run time, Brightspot runs a view model that retrieves all the required items and injects them into a template. The following snippet is a simplified declaration for a view model.

public class ArticleViewModel extends ViewModel<Article> implements PageEntryView, ArticleView {

}

You generate the interface ArticleView from your theme project.

To generate view interfaces:

  1. Ensure your project has a complete set of data and corresponding templates.
  2. Ensure your project has a configuration file _config.json.
  3. In your project’s installation directory (the directory above theme/), run ./gradlew build.

The generated interface files are in the directory frontend/build/generated-sources/styleguide/com/psddev/styleguide/.

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