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Displaying Child Objects

Within the parent class (or one-side) of a relationship, Caché represents the children (or many-side) as a collection. So, for example, Contact objects contain collections of PhoneNumber objects. The Java projection for a parent class contains a get<ChildClassName>s method, which returns the collection of child objects in a com.intersys.classes.RelationshipObject object. This class implements java.util.Map.

The following Java client method uses the java.util.Map interface to iterate through the set of PhoneNumber instances belonging to a particular Contact. It outputs the Number and PhoneNumberType values for each PhoneNumber instance.

public class BindingExamples {
   public static void displayNumbers(int id, Database db) throws CacheException{
      Contact contact=(Contact)(Contact._open(db,new Id(id)));
      Map phoneNumbers=(Map)contact.getPhoneNumbers();
      Iterator iter=phoneNumbers.keySet().iterator();
         PhoneNumber pn = (PhoneNumber)(phoneNumbers.get(;
         System.out.println("Type: " +
         pn.getPhoneNumberType() + " Number: " + pn.getNumber());
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