Oracle ADF




Course Description

  1. Oracle ADF is an end-to-end Java EE framework that simplifies application development by providing out-of-the-box infrastructure services and a visual and declarative development experience. It supports rapid application development based on ready-to-use design patternsmetadata-driven and visual tools.

Course Content

¬¬¬¬ADF Course Content
1. Introduction to Fusion and ADF
Describing Fusion architecture
Explaining how ADF fits into the Fusion architecture
Describing the ADF technology stack (MVC)
2. JDeveloper
Listing JDeveloper benefits for application development
Using the features of the JDeveloper IDE
Defining IDE preferences
Creating applications, projects, and connections in JDeveloper
3. Database Modeling
4. Building a Data Model with ADF Business Components
Introducing ADF Business Components
Creating Business Components from tables
Testing the data model
5. Querying and Persisting Data
Using view objects
Using entity objects to persist data
Synchronizing entity objects with database table changes
Creating associations
Creating updateable view objects
Creating master-detail relationships

6. Exposing Data
Creating application modules
Using master-detail view objects in application modules
Managing Business Components transactions
Abstracting business services with ADF Model

7. Declaratively Customizing Data Services
Internationalizing the data model
Editing business components
Modifying default behavior of entity objects
Changing the locking behavior of an application module

8. Programmatically Customizing Data Services
Generating Java classes
Programmatically modifying the behavior of entity objects
Programmatically modifying the behavior of view objects
Adding service methods to an application module
Using client APIs

9. Validating User Input
Understanding validation options: Database, Data Model, or UI
Triggering validation execution
Handling validation errors
Using Groovy expressions in validation
Using programmatic validation

10. Troubleshooting ADF BC Applications
Troubleshooting the business service
Troubleshooting the UI
Using logging and diagnostics
Using the JDeveloper debugger

11. Understanding UI Technologies
Describing the use of Web browsers and HTML
Describing the function of Servlets and JSPs
Defining JavaServer Faces
Explaining the JSF component architecture and JSF component types
Explaining the purpose of backing beans and managed beans
Describing the JSF life cycle
Explaining how ADF Faces augments the JSF life cycle

12. Binding UI Components to Data
Creating a JSF page
Adding UI components to a page
Describing the ADF Model layer
Using Expression Language in data bindings
Using a Page Definition file
Examining data binding objects and metadata files
Binding existing components to data
Running and testing the page

13. Planning the User Interface
Describing the Model-View-Controller design pattern
Differentiating between bounded and unbounded task flows
Creating and converting task flows
Defining control flows
Defining global navigation
Creating routers for conditional navigation
Calling methods and other task flows
Implementing validation in the user interface

14. Adding Functionality to Pages
Internationalizing the user interface
Using component facets
Displaying tabular data in tables
Displaying hierarchical data in trees
Displaying text or media with icons and images
Defining search forms and display results
Displaying data graphically

15. Implementing Navigation on Pages
Using ADF Faces navigation components
Using buttons and links
Using menus for navigation
Using breadcrumbs
Using a train component

16. Achieving the Required Layout

Using complex layout components
Explaining how to use ADF Faces skins
Using dynamic page layout
Ensuring Reusability
Designing for reuse
Using task flow templates
Creating and using page templates
Creating and using declarative components
Creating and using page fragments
Deciding which type of reusable component to use

17. Passing Values between UI Elements
Defining the data model to reduce the need to pass values
Using a managed bean to hold values
Using page parameters
Using task flow parameters
Passing values from containing pages to regions

18. Responding to Application Events
Using managed beans
Coordinating JSF and ADF lifecycles
Using phase and event listeners
Using action listeners and methods
Understanding additional AJAX events

19. Implementing Transactional Capabilities
Handling transactions with ADF BC
Using task flows to control transactions
Sharing data controls
Handling transaction exceptions
Defining response to the Back button

20. Implementing Security
Exploring ADF Application security options
Understanding ADF security framework
Enabling users to access resources
Implementing a Login page
Understanding ADF controller authorization
Using Expression Language to extend security capabilities

21. Customizing and Personalizing an ADF Application.
22. ADF Data Binding.
Using Bean Data Control
Using URL Service Data Control
Using Placeholder Data Control

23. ADF Swing Application.
24. ADF Desktop Integration (ADF di) Application.
25. ADF Mobile Application.
26. Deploying ADF BC Applications.