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  • #16
    Re: Detail view with security

    Having 2 virtually identical components to maintain and load (except for 1 having a detail view) for the sole purpose of loading one or the other depending on a single security element is a wrong design. It bloats your development system. It bloats your DOM. Making any type of component change means making that change twice.

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    • #17
      Re: Detail view with security

      Originally posted by Davidk View Post
      Having 2 virtually identical components to maintain and load (except for 1 having a detail view) for the sole purpose of loading one or the other depending on a single security element is a wrong design. It bloats your development system. It bloats your DOM. Making any type of component change means making that change twice.
      Bloats your DOM....Ridiculous. Bloats your development system...Nonsense.

      What bloats your performance is that if you use UX for a simple form you end with over 750 lines of code. This will bloat your performance but only in mobile.
      Last edited by kkfin; 03-14-2016, 11:26 AM.

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      • #18
        Re: Detail view with security

        you are entitled your opinion.
        I think, but, you are wrong. the computer or alpha five developer or the memory will not complain how many components are developed to serve the function.
        I have clearly shown you do not need to make changes twice. change once save twice is proper way of saying it.
        since the component is never loaded to start with there is never a bloating of DOM. the document object never sees it. when the security is on or off only one comes to play.
        as I said you are entitled your opinion, I respect that. so is the multiple way to skin a cat.

        but, I am certain 5 lines of code is better than 25 lines of code and one event depending on another to complete - and especially the one that will fire only once, is not proper handling of this scenario.
        since the original poster has now few methods open, he can choose which one he likes best.
        in the mean time, this is good learning thread for me.
        thanks for reading

        gandhi

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        • #19
          Re: Detail view with security

          Davidk says that two components "bloats your DOM" and "Bloats your development system".

          Here is good article about the amount elements we need to bloat DOM (3000-4000). Mobile is an other thing.

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