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Oracle ADF Survival Guide

Mastering the Application Development Framework

  • Enables experienced developers to rapidly become productive with Oracle's strategic application development tool ADF

  • Ensures that you can quickly build modern, user-friendly applications that will be easy to re-use, expand, and maintain

  • Allows organizations with existing investments in Oracle database and Oracle Forms applications to leverage Oracle's best practice for application development


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Sten Vesterli
    Pages 1-31
  3. Sten Vesterli
    Pages 33-52
  4. Sten Vesterli
    Pages 53-76
  5. Sten Vesterli
    Pages 77-104
  6. Sten Vesterli
    Pages 105-136
  7. Sten Vesterli
    Pages 137-156
  8. Sten Vesterli
    Pages 157-186
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 187-193

About this book


Quickly get up to speed with Oracle's Application Development Framework (ADF). Rapidly build modern, user-friendly applications that will be easy to re-use, expand and maintain.

Oracle ADF Survival Guide covers the latest 12c version and explains all the important concepts and parts, including ADF Faces, ADF Task Flows, ADF Business Components, ADF Skins, the new Alta UI, and how to implement business logic in all layers of the application.  Organizations with existing investments in Oracle database and Oracle Forms applications will be able to leverage Oracle's best practice for application development in moving those applications to the ADF framework. The book:
  • Explains all parts of the ADF stack 
  • Shows how to integrate with databases and web services
  • Demonstrates the best practice for ADF enterprise architecture
What You Will Learn:
  • Rapidly build great-looking, user-friendly screens
  • Build page flows visually for improved communication with business users 
  • Easily connect your user interface to databases and other back-end systems
  • Leverage the best practice for productive team development
  • Establish a solid enterprise architecture for maximum reuse and maintainability 
  • Automate your build and deployment process


Web Applications Oracle Application Developer Framework Java Enterprise Edition ADF Faces ADF Skins Alta UI ADF Task Flows ADF Business Components Java Server Faces JSF Oracle Forms JDeveloper

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.VærløseDenmark

About the authors

Sten Vesterli picked up Oracle development as his first job after graduating from the Technical University of Denmark and hasn’t looked back since then. He has worked with almost every development tool Oracle has produced in the last several decades, including ADF, APEX, JET, Application Developer Cloud Service, JDeveloper, SQL Developer, Oracle Portal, Oracle WebDB, Oracle BPEL, Collaboration Suite, Designer, Forms, Reports, and even Oracle Power Objects.
Sten started sharing his knowledge with a conference presentation in 1997 and has since given hundreds of conference presentations at Oracle OpenWorld and at ODTUG, IOUG, UKOUG, DOAG, DOUG, and other user group conferences around the world. His presentations are highly rated by the participants, and he has received the ODTUG Best Speaker award twice.
Sten has also written numerous articles for Oracle Profit, Oracle Scene, and many other publications. This is Sten's third book on Oracle ADF; before this one, he wrote Oracle ADF Enterprise Application Development – Made Simple and Developing Web Applications with Oracle ADF Essentials.
Oracle has recognized Sten’s skills as an expert communicator on Oracle technology by awarding him the prestigious title, Oracle ACE Director, carried by only around 100 people in the world. 
An independent consultant based in Denmark, Sten works with customers worldwide, helping them get the most from their investment in Oracle software. In his spare time, Sten enjoys triathlons and is working toward his private pilot license.

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