ODTUG KScope 2013 : I’m Speaking

Next week the ODTUG KScope conference kicks of in New Orleans. During this conference I will present 3 sessions: June 24th: Goodbye Nightmare: Tips and Tricks for Creating Complex Layouts with Oracle ADF Faces  June 25th: ADF Mobile: Best Practices for Developing Applications with Oracle ADF Mobile  June 26th: Don't (more...)

ADF Mobile : Oracle eCourse available

Today Oracle published the first in a series of online eLearning training materials. The ADF Academy presents free and online : Developing Applications with ADF Mobile. The main goal is to deliver technical training material to everybody that needs it. You get an online training, where you can view audio (more...)

ADF Mobile : Implementing the "Pull to Refresh" Pattern

One very common pattern in Mobile Apps is the use of "pull" to refresh a list of data in an App. For one of my projects I suggested to use this pattern and I had to figure out a way to implement this in ADF Mobile. In this post I (more...)

ADF Mobile : Device Interaction API – Pictures, GPS and Email With Attachments

During the AMIS ADF Masterclass I showed how to take a picture from within an ADF Mobile application, attach it to an Email and send that email out to several recipients. To top it of, I even added the GPS coordinates to the subject, so you know where the picture (more...)

Book Review : Oracle ADF Real World Developer’s Guide

In October 2012 yet another ADF Book was published. This book "Oracle ADF Real World Developer's Guide" is authored by Jobinesh Purushothaman. Jobinsh works with Oracle as a Principal Solutions Architect for the Oracle Application Development Framework. The book is full of essential tips and tricks for building ADF applications. (more...)

ADF Mobile : Your First Navigation and Device Interaction

Now ADF Mobile is generally availble, it is now time to create your first ADF Mobile application. In this post I will show you how to create a simple application that contains of two pages with navigation. A bonus for this post is that you will see how to get (more...)

ADF Mobile : Finally released and ready to use

After extensive beta testing oracle announced last week that ADF Mobile is now generally available and can be used to build multi platform on device apps. I finally am allowed to share my knowledge in blogposts and other kinds of publications. Using JDeveloper and the ADF Mobile extension, it is (more...)

My OOW 2012 Session Schedule, and more

This years visit to Oracle Open World is for me the best of both worlds. First of all I get to attend one of the biggest, if not the biggest, IT conferences in the world. Second, I have two presentations. Both are on Sunday afternoon. The first one is a (more...)

ADF 11g : Adding close this / close others / close all to the UIShell

During one of my presentations at ODTUG KScope12 in San Antonio I showed how to add a menu with close this / close others / close all to the UIShell. This pattern is very common throughout modern browsers and other programs that use any kind of tabbed navigation. Even JDeveloper (more...)

My report from ODTUG KScope 2012.

I landed only a couple of hours ago and here's my report form Kscope 2012 in San Antonio. As I write this, KScope is still waking up for the final day. Anyway, for me KScope was over yesterday. The venue, the JW Marriott San Antonio, was IMHO somewhat in the (more...)

ADF 11g : How to create a climate Graph with ADF DVT

While preparing my trip to ODTUG KScope I needed to know whether or not I have to take shorts with me. I looked up the average temperature in San Antonio for June and July, and I it was clear. Shorts are needed..... I struck me that wherever I looked, all (more...)

ADF Conference Season

Last week I attended OBUG Connect Conference, the Oracle Benelux User Group Conference. It was a great conference where I presented about the new to come ADF Mobile Framework. This is not yet Generally Available, but because of the good relationship with Oracle Productmanagement I was able to get hold (more...)

ADF 11g : Even Fancier ! Multi Master Multi Detail and how to highlight related detail records

A few weeks ago I wrote about how to highlight related detail records. That solution worked very well, but turned out to be not as fancy as expected. I needed to be able to implement multiple selection in the master as well. That turned out to be not very simple (more...)

ADF 11g Quicky 4 : Where is my cursor ?

In my current project I encountered a usability issue. The users where unable to see where the cursor was located. It was flickering, but on a page with ,multiple input components it was very difficult to locate the field where the cursor was located. I decided to help them out (more...)

ADF 11g : Fancy Master Detail or how to Highlight Related Detail Records

Last week I a had a rather interesting question: Is it possible to highlight related data that is in different af:table components ? Sure you can, so I decided to write a simple example application, and share the knowledge in this post.The use Case.After selecting a row in one (more...)

ADF 11g : Query Component with ‘dynamic’ view criteria

In my current project use a lot of re usable taskflows. In one particular situation I needed exactly the same taskflow to be re-used with one tiny small difference: The displayed query component needed to have different fields compared to page in the base taskflow. Now there are lots of (more...)

ADF 11g Quicky 3 : Adding Error, Info and Warning messages

How can we add a message programatically ? Last week I got this question for the second time in a months time. I decided to write a short blogpost on how this works.Adding messages is very easy, you just need to know how it works.You can add a message (more...)

Announcement – Free ADF Webinar for ODTUG

This Tuesday I will present a webinar for ODTUG. In this webinar I will talk about how to provide management information from within your ADF application. Topics : ADF DVT's, Google Maps, MS Excel, and Reporting Solutions.Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ESTReaching out from ADF: (more...)

ADF 11g : Using the ActiveRowKey property

In ADF 11g Release 2, the ADF Table component has a property called 'ActiveRowKey'. According to documentation, this represents the row that is currently active on the client. In click-to-edit mode, the active row will be made editable and is brought into view (if not already visible). Upon initial display, (more...)

ADF 11g : Show PDF in a Popup

In one of my previous posts I showed how to use ADF popup components to display external content such as webpages like wikipedia in an inline frame. Based on this post a colleague of mine tried to display a PDF document. That didn't work. In this post I explain how (more...)