ADF Badge Button Component

In this article, I describe how to build what I call a ‘Badge Button’ in Oracle ADF. This is a button we know from many mobile applications which shows, e.g., how many new messages have arrived since the last visit. The image above shows what I have in mind. We see a standard button with…

ADF help provider link per fragment

Requirement In my current ADF project we need to offer a help page for every single fragment to the end user. Here he can check how the view is working and some kind of user documentation in Atlassian Confluence. So we need an easy way to add URLs to a help page to every fragment…

WebLogic automatic deployment with Maven – Identity Asserter, Data Source, ADF Application

This is a follow-up of a previous post (click here) where I had described a custom SSO solution using Weblogic’s Identity Provider. In that post, one can see a snippet from Maven’s POM file used to build an Identity Asserter. That is because the Identity Asserter needs to be built using Weblogic’s MBean maker facility.…

Nearshoring development with APEX

At the APEX Connect in Berlin, I had the chance to present the vision and best practices for nearshoring development in the context of APEX. Since 2004 we have been doing nearshoring development on different JAVA technologies and ORACLE frameworks, mostly on ORACLE ADF, APEX, MAF, JET and WebCenter stack. What we realized is that…

Maven Versioning in ADF Application

For some time already it is possible to use Maven with ADF also inside Oracle JDeveloper. In projects, especially bigger ones, you will think about a way to automate your deployments. With the help of Maven you can compile, package, test and deploy an EAR file as artifact to a weblogic server via plugins. However…