Which Way Should I Use To Register an Object in the Default Lookup?
There are two ways to put something in the default Lookup:
|What||When to Use It||How|
| Use the || Most of the time, unless you are building with Maven. This annotation relies on NetBeans' build infrastructure to generate flat files in || Annotate your file with |
| Put an ||Rarely - useful if you are making services available dynamically on the fly, for example when dynamically changing layer contents, or when specialized registration metadata or factory methods are needed||Declare a .instance file, a .settings file or similar, or a .shadow file in your module's layer.xml file|