Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Create Entity Object For ADF Apllication

In this tutorial we Will how to Create And Use Entity Object For Our Application Before Going to Practical Implementation we Should Know What Is entity Object:So first Step Is to Create ADF Application

Enter Application Name and than click on Finish

Right Click on Model and choose New

From the Business Tire category select ADF Business Components and from items select Business Components from Tables

Create the Connection to the Oracle Database

Query the Database Schema and move the Entities from Available to Selected window. In my case I am moving Department and Employees Entities. Rename the Package model from model.eo (for ease to remember)

Create the Entities based Views and rename the package as shown and than click on Finish

We can define two types of attribute

a) Control Functionality and behaviour such as Mandatory fields, Default values of the fields and also set the database interaction properties etc.
b) UI Hints – default UI representation such as Label of the fields, Tooltip, Format mask and control types etc
Expand the model.eo package and open the Employees entity. Click on Attributes and select the hiredate field from Employees entity. Now we will set the following attributes on the hiredate field.
1) Setting the default date value using the Groovy Expression
2) Setting the Label, Tool Tip, Format Type and Format on hiredate field

Save the Project. Expand model.vo package, right click on AppModule and choose run.

Oracle ADF provides swing based interface to interact our View Object. Double Click on EmployeesView1 and than click on plus sign to create a record. You will see that the default value of the hiredate date filed, Label is also set as we did. Move the mouse cursor to the hiredate field, Tool Tip will also appear automatically.

Mushtaq Wattu

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