Course Number: ORC-314

Duration: 5 days (32.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Oracle ADF Training Overview

Accelebrate's Oracle ADF training class is for experienced Java developers building Oracle ADF (Application Data Framework) applications. Students use Oracle JDeveloper to develop, test, and deploy fully functional ADF Web applications.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Database courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Use JDeveloper to build web applications using Java and Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF)
  • Use Oracle ADF Business Components to provide the data for web applications
  • Use JDeveloper features to create and test ADF Application Modules
  • Build dynamic Web Applications using JSF and ADF Faces
  • Bind data to Web Application controls using JDeveloper
  • Understand the files and file structure used to support the declarative features of ADF
  • Become familiar with the Java components “under the covers” of an ADF
  • Web Application
  • Expose ADF Application Modules as Web Services
  • Deploy ADF Web Application Modules to Oracle WebLogic Server
  • Test and Debug ADF Application Modules successfully

Prerequisites

All attendees should have prior HTML, XML, and Java development experience.

Outline

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Overview of Java Platform
  • Java SE, Java ME, and Java EE
  • Servlets, JSPs, custom tags
  • Java-based "Tiered" Web Applications
  • Patterns and Frameworks (Struts, JSF, Spring, Oracle ADF, etc...)
  • Session Facade and Model-View-Controller (MVC) patterns
  • Overview of Groovy
  • Groovy and ADF: A Primer
Introducing Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF)
  • ADF Business Components (ADF BC)
  • Entity Objects
  • View Objects
  • Application Modules
  • ADF Data Binding
  • Java Server Faces (JSF)
  • ADF Faces
  • ADF and MVC: Model, View, Controller
Introducing Oracle JDeveloper
  • Exploring JDeveloper
  • Understanding Applications and Projects
  • Directory structure
  • Code Editors
  • Debugging
  • Git/Subversion support
  • Maven support
Introduction to Example Application
  • Review Oracle's sample schemas
  • Creating Database Connection
  • Online Database and Offline Database
  • Browsing Database Objects
  • JDeveloper Database Modeling capability
Building Simple Example Application (similar to Oracle Forms)
  • Business Components From Tables
  • Creating Entity Objects
  • Building Entity-based (updateable) View Object
  • Query-based (view) Objects
  • Linking View Objects
  • Entity Associations
  • Naming and Saving Application Module
  • ADF BC Browser
  • Review New Files Created
Modification of Application
  • Declarative Features of ADF and JDeveloper
  • Modify Appearance and Formatting
  • Attribute Defaults
  • Add Validations and Business Logic
  • Using Groovy in ADF BC
  • Debugging
Creating Web Application
  • Brief Review of HTTP Processing, HTML, CSS, and Forms
  • JSF Navigation Overview
  • User Interfaces with JSF and ADF Faces
  • Create JSF Pages
  • Using the Visual Designer
  • ADF Faces Component Palette
  • Property Inspector
  • Panels, Panel Splitter
  • Panel Collections and Tabbed Panels
  • User Interface (UI) Components
  • Data Controls and Business Components
  • Useful Controls: List View, Code Editor, Panel Drawer, Panel Springboard
  • Binding Data
  • Navigation Controls
  • Master-Detail User Interface
  • Efficiency Issues
  • Testing with WebLogic Server
Using ADF Runtime Controls
  • Editing displayed View
  • Viewing/Modifying Data
  • Files used to support Application
Adding Graphics
  • Using Design Editor
  • Choosing Graphic Type
  • Associating Data with Graphic
  • Charting Design Time User Interface
Complex Views
  • Updateable Access
  • Calculated Fields
  • View Accessors
  • List of Values (Static and Dynamic)
JSF Navigation
  • ADF Application Pageflow and Task Flow
  • Using Diagrams
  • Creating Pages
  • Control Flow Case
Passing Data
  • Input Parameters
  • Memory Scope
Task Flow Trains
  • Train and Train Button Bar components
  • Deferring Validation
Using ADF Query
  • Adding UI Components
  • Events and Listeners
  • EL and Page Content
  • Working with Transactions
  • Passing Parameters
  • Annotations
Overview of AJAX
  • Using AJAX Components
  • Partial Page Refresh
  • Operation Components and Drop-Down Menus
  • Timeline controls
ADF Layout Options, Themes, and Templates
  • Skins: Skyros and Alta and Skin Updates
  • Skin Editor Overview
  • Formatting Containers: Panel Stretch Layout, Panel Grid Layout, more...
Tree Components and Tables
  • Search Components
  • Creating Reusable Web Page Components
ADF Task Flow
  • Bounded Task Flows
  • Regions and Dynamic Regions
  • Pop-Ups
Web Services and ADF
  • Brief Review of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Using Web Services from ADF
  • Exposing ADF Application Modules as Web Services
  • SOAP and REST Web Services
  • REST-style Web Services, JSON, and WADL
Debugging and Troubleshooting
  • Logging and Diagnostic Tools
  • Testing Tools and Utilities
Security Issues
  • ADF Deployment Options
  • Deploying ADF Application
  • Exporting Methods
  • Deployment to Oracle WebLogic Server
Overview of Oracle Mobile Application Framework (MAF)
Future Directions
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Oracle ADF training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Course materials and outline copyright © 2016 by John Kay King and used here with permission.

Software Requirements:

  • A complete installation of Oracle Enterprise Edition 12c
  • Oracle JDeveloper 12.x Studio version


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