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Oracle JDeveloper 10g for Forms and PL/SQL Developers A Guide to Web Development with Oracle ADF

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ISBN-10: 0072259604

ISBN-13: 9780072259605

Edition: 2007

Authors: Peter Koletzke, Duncan Mills

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The most efficient way to learn J2EE programming techniques Two Oracle experts demonstrate techniques for working within J2EE and JDeveloper for the thousands of developers currently using Oracle Forms and the PL/SQL language. Oracle is shifting their focus towards Java technologies, so all developers will need to know how to use the Java-based J2EE and JDeveloper. The book includes explanations of the Application Development Framework (ADF). Throughout, high-level and low-level Forms concepts are related to Java concepts so that the reader can become comfortable with the new terminology.
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Book details

List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 9/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 562
Size: 7.30" wide x 9.10" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Technology Overviews
J2EE Basics
What Do I Need to Know About Database Application Architecture?
What Is J2EE?
J2EE and Java EE 5
J2EE Parts
J2EE Platform
What Non-J2EE Web Technologies Are Popular in J2EE Environments?
User Interface Technologies
Web Services
How Do J2EE Architectures Differ from Traditional Architectures?
How Do I Choose Between J2EE and Oracle Forms and Reports?
Oracle's Direction
Oracle Forms or J2EE?
Oracle Reports or J2EE?
Should I Pay Attention to .NET?
How Does Oracle Forms Services Fit into J2EE?
Web Communications
How Does HTTP Work?
HTTP Request
HTTP Response
Methods
Other HTTP Features
What Are the Steps in a Web Application Roundtrip?
How Does Oracle Forms Services Use HTTP?
JDeveloper and ADF as RAD Tools
What Do We Mean by RAD?
What Is a Framework?
The Anatomy of a Framework
What Characterizes a Good Framework?
Oracle Forms as a Framework
What Is Oracle ADF?
How Do I Choose Technologies?
User Interface Technology
Database Integration
Why Is JDeveloper an IDE for RAD?
A Familiar IDE?
Getting Started with JDeveloper
Laying Out the IDE
Where Are the Wizards?
The RAD Is in the Frameworks
Required Web Languages and Java Language Basics
Which Languages Do I Really Need to Know?
How Much Code Will I Need to Write?
How Much of Which Languages Do I Need to Know?
What Do I Need to Know About XML?
Which Java Concepts Are Important?
Java Foundations
Control Structures
Datatypes
Operators
Resources
JavaServer Faces Basics
Why Was JSF Developed?
What Languages Other than Java Are Important to JSF Work?
What JSF Concepts Do I Really Need to Know Now?
What Is JSF?
Runtime Architecture
JSF-Oriented Files
Components
Designing Cross-Platform Interfaces
Where Can I Find Additional Information About JSF?
Websites
Printed Books
Business Services in ADF
How Do I Issue a Query to the Database?
Set up an Application Workspace and Project for ADF Business Components
Create the Query Object
Define the Query
Expose the Query
Test the Query
How Can I Update Data?
Create an Entity Object
Create an Updateable View Object
Define the View Object Attributes
Refine the View Object Query
Test the View Object
How Do I Generate a Primary Key Value?
Using a Database Trigger to Allocate Sequences
Mutating Data
How Do I Handle Transactions?
How Does Record Locking Work?
ADF Business Component Configurations
Where Is the Login Dialog?
Connection Pooling
Security the J2EE Way
How Do I Define Business Rules?
Database Referential Integrity Constraints
Data Content Validations
Complex Validations and Rules
Evaluation Order of Validations
How Can I Dynamically Change a Query?
How Can I Interface ADF BC with PL/SQL?
Calling a Stored PL/SQL Procedure
Returning Data from PL/SQL to ADF BC
Basing a Entity Object on PL/SQL
The ADF Model Layer
How Do I Create Data-Bound Pages?
The Data Control Palette
Using the Data Control Palette
"Drop as" UI Options
What Files Are Involved in Data Binding?
Defining the Data Control
Using the Data Control
A Binding File Summary
ADF Model Advanced Bindings
How Can I Edit Data Bindings?
Attribute Bindings
Table Bindings
Action Bindings
Method Bindings
List Bindings
Navigation List Bindings
Boolean Bindings
Tree Bindings
Cleaning Up Bindings
What Is an Iterator?
How Can I Control Execution in the ADF Model?
Another Look at Executables
Overriding and Adding to the ADFm Life Cycle
What Are Parameters?
Populating Parameters
How Do I Write Code Using the ADF Model?
Access to Data and Methods
Executing Methods and Operations
Developing the Application
Your First JSF
Hands-on Practice: Create a JSF Login and JSF Home Page
Create the Application Workspace and Project
Diagram the Page Flow
Create the Login and Home Pages
Add Components to the Login Page
Add Components to the Home Page
Add Navigation and Validation Logic to the Application
Centralizing Messages
Hands-on Practice: Create and Call a Message Bundle
Hands-on Practice: Access Message Bundle Messages with EL
Application Design Principles and Sample Application Overview
System Design
System Design Tools and the SDLC
Application Design Considerations
Best Practices
Sample Application System Design
Database Design
Application Design
Hands-on Practice: Create the Workspace and Projects
Home Page and Menus
Hands-on Practice: Create the Home Page and Menus
Prepare the Model Project
Prepare the ViewController Project
Create a Template
Copy the Template File and Customize the Copies
Complete the Home Pages
Search Page
Search and Edit Functions
Hands-on Practice: Develop the Employee Search Page
Prepare the Model Objects
Add Components to the Search Page
Refine the Search Page Functionality
Edit Page
Hands-on Practice: Complete the Edit Page
Prepare the Model Components
Create the Employees Edit Page
Finish Navigation from the Search Page
Build a Pulldown List and LOVs
Adding Security
Application Security
Security in Oracle Forms and Oracle Reports Applications
Security in Web Applications
Hands-on Practice: Set Up Security in the Sample Application
Configure Container Security
Define Application Security Settings
Add Security to the User Interface
Additional Techniques
Sample Application Enhancements
Hands-on Practice: Load Audit Columns Using a Database Procedure and Application Context
Create the Database Objects
Set the Context from the Application
Hands-on Practice: Rename an ADF-Oriented JSF JSP File
Prevent SQL Injection Attacks
Securing Find Mode
Invoke Partial Page Rendering
Using PPR
Hands-on Practice: Use PPR to Disable the Menu Until Outstanding Changes Are Committed
Define Global Format Masks
Hands-on Practice: Apply Standard Formatting to the Salary Field
Oracle JHeadstart
What Is JHeadstart?
JHeadstart Benefits
Using JHeadstart
Understanding the Application Definition
Creating an Application Definition
The Application Definition Editor
Contents of the Application Definition
Running the JHeadstart Application Generator
Generator Templates
Generator Outputs
Making and Preserving Post-Generation Changes
Running the Generated Application
Examples of Generated Screens
The Role of the JHeadstart Runtime
JHeadstart Designer Generator
Design-Capturing Oracle Forms in Oracle Designer
Migrating Oracle Forms Applications
Is the Application Suitable for a Partial Migration?
How Do I Select a Migration Tool?
Licensing, Support, and Other Resources
Index