Read only View Object should *also* be based on Entities

This might involve a wee bit of paradigm shift for developers moving on from 10g. 
The prevailing wisdom in 10g has been to not base read-only view objects on Entities and for good reason: performance gain. 

The recommended approach in the Fusion developer guide, however, is to base (more...)

ADF Example: LOV search region fields and operators

The ( example can be downloaded here.
Based on a recent forum thread, seems this idea could use some more 'how-to' type clarity. 
For LOV's on an ADF Faces UI, a popup dialog with search form and search results is presented to the user to (more...)

ADF Sample: Declarative line item search

A common functional requirement is to search for master objects based on some attributes of its detail objects.
- Search for requisitions containing an item costing more than a given amount.
- Invoices containing invoice lines with specific item names.

ADF has purely declarative support for implementing this kind of (more...)

ADF in bite-sized pieces

I had to start this sometime 'soon'. Over a period of time you kind of just catch on and wisen up to the fact that there are going to be similar questions asked over and over and over again.
So, here goes:
Now that it's all out (more...)


Leaving Oracle in August felt like graduation more than anything else. Since then, for the first time in my career, I started working with a company whose core product or service is not software (and has a significant non profit operation). Of course, it's software, and people who design (more...)