My Procurement Application JDeveloper Version: 11.1.1.0.

0 Audience: Beginners Prerequisites: Oracle JDeveloper 11g, Oracle Database 10g XE

Business Scenario:
I have developed this sample application to learn Oracle ADF 11g.And in this documented you will find the steps for developing this complete sample application. This application manages the procurement activities with in an organization. The different type of procurement activates handled by this application are:• • • • • Search for the Registrations. Creating Registration and adding item lines to Registration. Search item in catalog and categories. Edit the existing created registration. Search already created registration.

It is best to view this document with View as web layout, whether you are using the MS Word or the Open office Word Editor. Terms Used in Application

1) A Registration is created which can later on used to create purchase order. 2) 3) 4) 5)
Users add items in registration. Registration lines are items which are added in registration. Catalog contain categories. Categories contain items. PFI is package, fright and insurance charges.

Following database objects are used in this application:CATALOG: - database table which stores catalog details. CATEGORY: - database table used to store various categories of a catalog. ITEM: - database table used to store item belongs to different categories. PFI_DETAILS:- database table used to store Packaging, Freight and Insurance percentage based on the mode of payment of the item. REGISTRATION: - database table used to store registration created by users. REGISTRATION_S: sequence used to generated registration id REGISTRATION_LINES:- database table used to store goods which are added to registration.

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REGISTRATION_LINES_S: used to generate registration line id.

Database Diagram Complete application along with SQL script can be download from http://www.4shared.com/file/91772443/17828aab/MyADFLearningApp.html

Screen details: - We have following screens in this application. Home page: - Allows user to search for the registration. Search page where user
can search for the already created registrations and can navigate to the registration page to update the registration and add new registration lines in the registration. User can create the new registration by clicking the “New Registration” button on this page.

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Registration Page: - This page is used to create the new registration. User will
create the new registration details and will edit the existing registration details. Following are field details for the page.

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Field Type and Description Region:- Registration Details Registration Number Unique registration number. Procurement Type Static List of values Registration status Urgency Total USD Amount Total PFI Amount Static List of values Static list of values Sum of Total USD amount of the added lines in the registration Sum of Total PFI amount of the added lines in the registration

Valid values

Standard Procurement, Emergency and Reimbursable Procurement Open ,Closed Normal , Urgent

Region:- Creation Details Created By Name of the user who created it Creation date Date of creation Requested by User who requested to

Full

name

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employees

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Department Name

create the registration. Department to which the user who requested the registration

from HR. Employees table.

Region :- Registration Lines Details of the line added to the registration along with editing the line and deleting the line columns

Catalog Categories Page:

- This page contains two regions:Catalog-category region:- contains catalog table which has categories as its inner table . Items region:- shows the item under the categories.
When user clicks on a particular category name, Item table gets refreshed to show all items under that category. This is achieved using the PPR functionally. User will navigate to this page when he clicks on the “Add Item” button on the “Registration page”. On this page, “Search Item” will navigates to “Item list page” and “back button“ will take us back to “Registration page”.

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Item List page: - This page will help the user to search a particular item. User
will navigate to this page from registration page and catalog page after clicking on “Search Item “button.

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Item Details page:- In this page user will specify the quantity of items to be
ordered . User will navigate to this page from Catalog categories page and Item list page after clicking on product code. Clicking on the button “Add to Registration” will add the current item from this page with specified quantity to the current registration. Here the quantity specified should always be greater then or equal to 5.

Application Flow

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Chapter 1

Creating ADF Workspace & Database Connection 1.1 Creating ADF Workspace
In the application navigator , right click and select “New Application' to create a new Application based on “Fusion web application(ADF)” in your Jdeveloper 11g. Accept all other setting as it is and click finish.

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Install the database object required for this application in default HR schema. Create
a database connection with your HR schema.

1.2 Creating a Database Connection
Open the Create Database Connection dialogue [File > New > General > Connections > Database Connection] . • Select Application Resources if it is not selected as the Create Connection In option. • Enter a name for the connection, select the connection type, and enter the username and password. • Click Test Connection to confirm that you can connect. • Click OK if the connection was successful.

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• In the Application Navigator, expand the Connections and Database nodes in the Application Resources panel to see the database objects.

Chapter 2
Creating Business Service Layer Objects

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In this learning application, I am using ADF business components previously knows as BC4J to build our business services layer. Business services components acts as a communication channel between between an MVC application and a data source (usually a database). This components implements the O/R mapping and business rules/validations.

21. Entity Objects required in application :- An entity object is a business
components maps to a single object in the data source. It includes data,business rules and persistence behavior for database tables used in your application. Each database column of a table is represented as attribute in entity object. In my application user is storing data in two tables :→ in REGISTRATION table through registration page where user creates/edit new registration. → in REGISTRATION_LINES table through item details page where user add/edit quantity. For more conceptual knowledge on entity objects www.oracle.com/technology/documentation/jdev/adf_guidelines_manual.pdf and read Chapter 3, ADF Business Components in Depth. hit

So we will create two Entity objects based on above two tables with name RegistrationEO and RegistrationLinesEO. Steps to create RegistrationEO Step 1) Right click on the Model project and select New. Step 2) In the “New Gallery” window under “Business Tier” select “ADF Business Components”. Step 3) Select “Entity Object” from Items and click OK.

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Step 4) In the Create Entity Object class, specify package as “model.entity”, Name as “RegistrationEO”. And select schema object as “REGISTRATION”.

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Step 5) Click next up till step 5 and click finish. This finishes the creation of the entity object RegistrationEO. Step 6) Generating Entity object java class for custom functionality:We need to set the RegistrationId value which comes up from the “Registration_S” database sequence when new registration is created. Double click RegistrationEO from the application navigator window and select java option from the code editor window. Click on the Edit Java Option icon and in the “Select Java Option window, check the “Generate Entity Object Class”, “Accessors” and “Create Method” check boxes and click ok. Check out following figure for help

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Open the RegistrationEOImpl class and replace the create(AttributeList attributeList)” method add following code import oracle.jbo.server.SequenceImpl; protected void create(AttributeList attributeList) { super.create(attributeList); SequenceImpl SequenceImpl("REGISTRATION_S",getDBTransaction()); Number seqNum=s.getSequenceNumber(); setRegistrationId(seqNum); setRegNum("MP" + seqNum); }

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This create method is called when you insert a new row inside your entity object. This method can be used to initialize default values for the first time entity row is created. Step 7) Set up default values for Attributes

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In our application in the Registration page, the creation date default value should be ‘current system date’ and registration status field default value should be ‘Open’. Select the Attributes tab from the code editor window and select “Creation Date” attribute. Double click it and in the “Edit Attribute” window, check the history column check box and select “created on” from drop down and click ok.

Again double click the “RegStatus’ attribute and in the “Edit Attrbute” window set the value = ‘Open’. Select the ‘ProcType’ attribute and check the Mandatory check box to make this field required in the UI. Steps to create RegistrationLinesEO In a similar fashion you can create entity object RegistrationLinesEO. And add the following create method in the RegistrationEOImpl class protected void create(AttributeList attributeList) { super.create(attributeList); SequenceImpl SequenceImpl("REGISTRATION_LINE_S",getDBTransaction()); Number seqNum=s.getSequenceNumber(); setLineId(seqNum); }

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2.2 Creating Entity Association :- Entity association defines the relationship

between two entity objects based on entity attributes. Associations often map to foreign key relationships between tables in the database. As in our SQL script we haven't defined any foreign key constraints, we have to manually define the association between these two entity objects. If the foreign key relation ship exist at database level , ADF framework will itself create the association. Association allow you to navigate from one entity instance to either another entity instance or a collection of related instances. For more conceptual knowledge on association hit

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Step 1) Right click the model.entity node and select “New Association”. Step 2) Specify package as “model.entity.assoc” and Name as 'RegLinesAO”.And click next. Step 3) Select “RegistrationId” under RegistrationEO from “Select Source Attribute” and “RegistrationId” from “RegistrationLinesEO” under “Select Destination Attribute”. And click on add button.

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Step 4) Click next until “step 4 of 5” and then click finish.

2.3 View Objects required in application :- View objects are ADF business
components that collects data from the database based on the SQL query. SQL query columns map to view attributes in the view object . A view object are either :Entity based which means view attributes are mapped to entity object attributes . SQL based also know as Read only View Objects which are not mapped to entity attributes.

Thought we can create multiple UI pages based on the same view object, I think we should create separate view object for individual page because application will be more maintainable. We create read only view object for UI pages which only shows data and entity based view objects for pages which perform DML operations on data. For our application, we will create following view objects :2.3.1 Read only view objects

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CatalogVO – to query the CATALOG table which will be used in the Catalog-category page. CategoryVO – to query categories table which will be used in the Catalog-category page. EmployeesVO – will be used in drop down “Requested By” field in the Registration page. ItemListPageVO – will be used in the Item list page. ItemVO – to be used to get the item details based on the product code from the Item table. Will be used in the Item details page to set the new row data based on data fetched by this view object. RegistrationLinesVO – will be used in the registration page to show the lines details . SearchPageRegistrationVO – will be used in the Home page. SearchPageRegistrationLinesVO – will be used in the home page to show the lines that exist in the already existing registration. Steps to create the CatalogVO Step 1) Select model node, right click and select “New View Object”. Step 2) In the Create View Object window, specify package name as “model.view” and name as “CatalogVO”. And select “read only access through sql query” radio button. Step 3) In query window of step 2 of 9 , specify following query :SELECT CATALOG.CATALOGUE_ID CATALOGUE_ID, CATALOG.CATALOGUE_NAME CATALOGUE_NAME, CATALOG.DESCRR DESCRR FROM CATALOG and set Order by as "CATALOGUE_NAME"

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Step 4) Click next until step 4 of 9 and then click finish. In the same fashion create remaining view objects based on following queries:CategoryVO SELECT Category.CATEGORY_ID, Category.CATALOGUE_ID, Category.CATEGORY_NAME, Category.DESCR FROM CATEGORY Category EmployeesVO SELECT Employees.EMPLOYEE_ID, Employees.FIRST_NAME, Employees.LAST_NAME, Employees.EMAIL, Employees.PHONE_NUMBER, Employees.HIRE_DATE,

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Employees.JOB_ID, Employees.SALARY, Employees.COMMISSION_PCT, Employees.MANAGER_ID, Employees.DEPARTMENT_ID, Employees.First_NAME || ' ' || LAST_NAME FROM EMPLOYEES Employees

FULL_NAME

ItemListPageVO SELECT CATALOG.CATALOGUE_ID CATALOGUE_ID, CATALOG.CATALOGUE_NAME CATALOGUE_NAME, CATALOG.DESCRR DESCRR, CATEGORY.CATEGORY_ID CATEGORY_ID, CATEGORY.CATALOGUE_ID CATALOGUE_ID1, CATEGORY.CATEGORY_NAME CATEGORY_NAME, CATEGORY.DESCR DESCR, ITEM.PRODUCT_CODE PRODUCT_CODE, ITEM.CATEGORY_ID CATEGORY_ID1, ITEM.DESCR DESCR1, ITEM.UOM UOM, ITEM.UNIT_PRICE UNIT_PRICE, ITEM.CURRENCY CURRENCY FROM CATALOG, CATEGORY, ITEM WHERE CATEGORY.CATALOGUE_ID = CATALOG.CATALOGUE_ID AND ITEM.CATEGORY_ID = CATEGORY.CATEGORY_ID ItemVO SELECT Item.PRODUCT_CODE, Item.CATEGORY_ID, Item.DESCR, Item.UOM, Item.UNIT_PRICE, Item.CURRENCY, Item.Manufacturer FROM ITEM Item RegistrationLinesVO SELECT RegistrationLines.LINE_ID, RegistrationLines.PRODUCT_CODE, RegistrationLines.QTY, RegistrationLines.REGISTRATION_ID, Item.UNIT_PRICE, Item.CURRENCY , RegistrationLines.QTY*Item.UNIT_PRICE as USD_AMOUNT ,

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(PFI.PFI_PER*(RegistrationLines.QTY*Item.UNIT_PRICE))/100 USD_PFI_AMOUNT, (RegistrationLines.QTY*Item.UNIT_PRICE) + ((PFI.PFI_PER*(RegistrationLines.QTY*Item.UNIT_PRICE))/100) USD_TOTAL_AMOUNT FROM REGISTRATION_LINES RegistrationLines, Item, PFI_Details PFI WHERE RegistrationLines.PRODUCT_CODE=Item.PRODUCT_CODE(+) AND Item.MODE_OF_PAY=PFI.MODE_OF_PAY(+) SearchPageRegistrationVO SELECT Registration.REGISTRATION_ID REGISTRATION_ID, Registration.REG_NUM REG_NUM, Registration.REG_STATUS REG_STATUS, Registration.TOTAL_USD_AMT + TOTAL_USD_PFI_AMOUNT, Registration.CREATION_DATE CREATION_DATE FROM Registration SearchPageRegistrationLinesVO SELECT REGISTRATION_LINES.REGISTRATION_ID REGISTRATION_ID, REGISTRATION_LINES.LINE_ID LINE_ID, REGISTRATION_LINES.PRODUCT_CODE PRODUCT_CODE, REGISTRATION_LINES.QTY QTY, ITEM.UOM UOM, ITEM.CURRENCY CURRENCY FROM REGISTRATION_LINES,ITEM WHERE REGISTRATION_LINES.PRODUCT_CODE = ITEM.PRODUCT_CODE ORDER BY "LINE_ID" 2.3.2 Entity based view objects

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Registration.TOTAL_PFI_AMT

RegistrationVO - will be used in the Registration page as new registration is created and existing are modified. This view object will be based on RegistrationEO entity object. ItemDetailsVO – will be used in the Item Details page as new items are added to registration and existing are modified. This view object will be based on RegistrationLinesEO entity object. Steps to create the RegistrationVO

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Step 1) Right click the model.view and select “New View Object”. Step 2) In the Create View Object – Step 1 of 9 , specify the Name as “RegistrationVO”. Step 3) In Step 2 of 9, from the Available list, select RegistrationEO from the model.entity and shift it to the Selected area. Step 4) In step 3 of 9, shift all the attributes from available list to the selected list and click next. Step 5) Click next again, and in the “Step 5 of 9” select “Expert” as SQL mode and paste the following query in the Query statement. SELECT RegistrationEO.CONSIGNEE_ID, RegistrationEO.CREATED_BY, RegistrationEO.CREATION_DATE, RegistrationEO.LAST_UPDATED_BY, RegistrationEO.NOTES_BUYER, RegistrationEO.PARTY_NOTES, RegistrationEO.PROC_TYPE, RegistrationEO.REG_NUM, RegistrationEO.REG_STATUS, RegistrationEO.REGISTRATION_ID, RegistrationEO.REQUESTED_BY, RegistrationEO.SHIPING_ID, RegistrationEO.TOTAL_PFI_AMT, RegistrationEO.TOTAL_USD_AMT, RegistrationEO.URGENCY, Emp1.FIRST_NAME || ' ' || Emp1.LAST_NAME LAST_UPADTED_NAME, Emp2.FIRST_NAME || ' ' || Emp2.LAST_NAME CREATED_BY_NAME, Emp3.FIRST_NAME || ' ' || Emp3.LAST_NAME CONSIGNEE_NAME, Emp4.FIRST_NAME || ' ' || Emp4.LAST_NAME SHIPPING_NAME, Emp5.FIRST_NAME || ' ' || Emp5.LAST_NAME REQUESTED_BY_NAME, Dept.Department_name FROM REGISTRATION RegistrationEO, EMPLOYEES Emp1,EMPLOYEES Emp2,EMPLOYEES Emp3,EMPLOYEES Emp4, EMPLOYEES Emp5,DEPARTMENTS dept WHERE RegistrationEO.LAST_UPDATED_BY = Emp1.EMPLOYEE_ID(+) AND RegistrationEO.CREATED_BY = Emp2.EMPLOYEE_ID(+) AND RegistrationEO.CONSIGNEE_ID = Emp3.EMPLOYEE_ID(+) AND RegistrationEO.SHIPING_ID = Emp4.EMPLOYEE_ID(+) AND RegistrationEO.REQUESTED_BY = Emp5.EMPLOYEE_ID(+) AND Emp2.Department_id=Dept.Department_id(+) and click finish . Similarly create the ItemDetailsVO based on the RegistrationLinesEO with following query SELECT RegistrationLinesEO.LINE_ID, RegistrationLinesEO.PRODUCT_CODE, RegistrationLinesEO.QTY, RegistrationLinesEO.REGISTRATION_ID,

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ITEM.DESCR, ITEM.UOM, ITEM.UNIT_PRICE, ITEM.CURRENCY, ITEM.MANUFACTURER FROM REGISTRATION_LINES RegistrationLinesEO,ITEM WHERE RegistrationLinesEO.PRODUCT_CODE=ITEM.PRODUCT_CODE.

2.4 View Criteria used in application
A view criteria defines filter information for the rows of a view object collection. We defined view criteria because they will be used in the search pages we will create for our application. In our application, we have two search pages, Home page which allows to search the already created registration. And the Item list page which allows to search the existing item. For home page, we are using SearchPageRegistrationVO and for Item list page, we will use ItemListPageVO. So we will create the view criteria on both of these view objects. Creating View Criteria on SearchPageRegistrationVO view object. Step 1) Double click on the SearchPageRegistrationVO. Step 2) In the overview editor navigation list, select Query and expand the View Criteria section. Step 3) In the View Criteria section, click the Create New View Criteria icon. Step 4) In the Create View Criteria, specify the name of the view criteria as SearchPageRegistrationVOCriteria. Step 5) In the Query Execution Mode drop down list, select Both. Step 6) Click on “Add Group” button because our view criteria will be based multiple criteria items. Step 7) Add registration number,registration status, total USD PFI amount and creation details as items under the created group as depicted in following diagram:-

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Step 8) Click OK to finish creating the view criteria. Now similarly create the view criteria ItemListPageVO with following criteria items. named “ItemListPageVOCriteria” on

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2.5 List of Values used in Application
There are various LOV components which are used in different pages in our application. In ADF 11g we define List of values against the VO attributes which are going to be displayed as LOV in the UI. This a I think one of the great features that has came up in ADF 11g as we are setting the LOV at the model layer itself. In this learning application, LOV is used in the → Registration page for the requested by field which will show the employees in the drop down list . → And in the Item list page for the Catalog and Category fields in the search region. Steps to set the “Requested By” field in registration page as LOV

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Requested By field in the Registration page shows all the employee name in the drop down list. Step 1) Select the RegistrationVO from the model.view package. Step 2) In the code editor window , select the Attributes tab. And then select the “RequestedBy” attributes. Step 3) In the “List of Values: RequestedBy” , click on the new LOV icon(a green color one)

Step 4) In the “List of Values” window, click on the new “List Data Source”. “View Accessors” window will appear. In this window select the “EmployeeVO” under “model.view” from the “Available View Object” and shift to the “View Accessors” list. And then click OK.

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Step 5) In the “List of values” select “EmployeeId” from “List Attributes”. And the click OK. Step 6) In the “UI Hints” tab, select and shift “Full Name” from “Available” to “Selected” list. In the same fashion → create the list of values for the “Catalog name” attribute based on the “CatalogVO” as “List data source” in the “ItemListPageVO”. In “UI Hints” select appropriate attributes to be displayed in LOV. Refer following figure to achieve this

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–> create the list of values for the “Category name” attribute based on the “CategoryVO” as “List data source” in the “ItemListPageVO”. In “UI Hints” select appropriate attributes to be displayed in LOV. Refer following figure to achieve this

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2.6 View Links used in the application
View links defines the relationship between the ADF view objects. We need view links to create the master detail components in the user interface. In our application, we need to create the view link between following view objects. Source Object View Source View Attribute Destination View Object Destination View Attribute View name Link Description

SearchPageRe Registrati SearchPageRe RegistrationI HomePageVL Used in the gistrationVO onId gistrationLines d home page VO to show the master detail relationship as table between table for registration and its lines.

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RegistrationV O

Registrati RegistrationLin RegistrationP RegistrationP Used in the onId esVO ageVL ageVL registration page to link the RegistrationV O and RegistrationL inesVO Catalogue CategoryVO Id CatalogueId CatalogCate goryVL Used in the CatalogCategory page to achieve the master detail relationship as table with in table where outer table shows Catalog and inner table shows categories within that table. Used in the CatalogCategory page, when user select the category from inner table, the item table gets refreshed with relevant items for that category.

CatalogVO

CategoryVO

CategoryI ItemListpageV CategoryId1 CategoryIte d O mVL

RegistrationV O

Registrati ItemDetailsVO RegistrationI ItemDetailsV To link the onId d L ItemDetailsV O and RegistrationV O

Steps to create the view link HomePageVL

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Step 1) Select the “model.view” node under the “Model-->Application Sources” sources. Step 2) In the “Create View Link – Step 1 of 7 “, set the package to “model.view.link” and name to “HomePageVL”. And click next”. Step 3) In step 2 of 7, select “RegistrationId” in “SearchPageRegistrationVO” under “select source Attribute” . And select “RegistrationId” in “SearchPageRegistrationLinesVO” under “Select destination Attribute”. And then click on the “Add”. Click “OK” and then click finish. In a similar fashion, create other view links.

2.7 Application module
Application module are business components that → provide data required by application to complete the specific task .The application module data model contains view object and view link instance. A view object instance manages a single cache of retrieved data. And view link instance provides a master-detail relationship between view object instances. → provides access to the transaction object. A transaction object maintains pointers to entity and view caches; it maintains a database connection; and it is responsible for post, commit, and rollback operations. → let developer define the service methods which are defined in the application module class. These service methods allows you to dynamically add/remove new view objects to data model at run time and to perform operations on the view cache result set. In completing the business service layer objects, we will create the application module and will add the view objects to the application module. Following steps will help you to create this:Step 1) Select the model node, right click and select “New Application Module”. Step 2) In Step 1 of 5 , package name should be 'model' and name should be 'MyLearningAM'. And click on next. Step 3) In step 2 of 5, we will add the view objects and view links in the data model. From the “Available View Object” pane select the following view objects under “mode.view” and shift it to the ”Data Model” pane. View Object to be selected under “Available View “New Instance Name” to be specified. Objects” CatalogVO CategoryVO via CataloeCategoryVL CatalogPageVO CatalogCategoryVO

ItemListPageVO CatalogVO CategoryList

CatalogeCategoryItemVO CatalogListVO CategoryListVO

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EmployeeVO

EmployeesListVO

ItemListPageVO ItemVO

ItemListPageVO ItemListVO

RegistrationPageVO RegistrationLinesVO via RegistrationPageVL

RegistrationPageVO RegLinesRegPageVO

ItemDetailsVO via ItemDetailsVL

ItemDetailsPageVO

SearchPageRegistrationVO SearchPageRegistrationLinesVO via HomePageVL

SearchPageRegistrationVO SearchPageRegistrationLinesVO

After completing this, your “Data Model” should look like this:-

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Step 4) Click on finish. So you have finished creating the Business service layer using the ADF Business components. Your model structure should look like this

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2.8 Validations
In the Item Details page, we have a validation that quantity should be greater then five. This can be achieved by putting up this validation at entity level. We should prefer to put up the validations at entity level rather then at database level using pl/sql or at client end using the JavaScript. Because in first case, application has to hit the database every time validation has to be executed which will degrade the performance of the application by requiring the expensive JDBC calls. And later one is not suitable, as later on if view technology need to be changed , or what if user access the data through other user interface. As Item Details page will be based on the ItemDetailsPageVO which in turn based on the RegistrationLinesEO, we will put the validation that in the RegistrationLinesEO. So

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Step1 ) Select the RegistrationLinesEO under the model.entity and select the “Attributes”. Step 2) Select the Qty from the Attribute list and click on the “Add validation Rule” from the Validation Rules.

Step 3) In the “Add Validation Rules for: Qty” , select the Rule Type as “Compare”. In the Operator select “Greater Than” and in the “Enter Literal Value” enter 5. Step 4) Now select the “failure Handling'” tab in the same window and enter the failure message as “Quantity should be greater the five”. And then click on “OK”.

So this is how you can put up validations at the entity object level.

Chapter 3 Working on the Controller and UI.
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We will now work on the controller and user interface for this application. We will start with building the page template. Page template is one of the very important features in ADF 11g which let us define the entire page layout. When a page is created using a template, it will inherit the defined layout. When we make the layout modifications in the template, all the pages which are based on the template will automatically reflect the changes.

3.1 Steps to create the page template definition
Step 1) Select the “ViewFolder”, right click it and select “New”. Step 2) In the Categories tree, select the JSF node, in the Items pane select JSF Page Template, and click OK. Enter the File Name as “MyPageTemplate”. Step 3) Click the Facet Definitions tab and click the Add icon to add facets. Facets are predefined areas on a page template where content can eventually be inserted when building pages using the template. Add two facets with name “MainPageRegion” and “ActionButtonBarRegion”.

Step 4) Click on the Attributes tab and click on the Add icon to add attribute with name PageTitle with type java.lang.string and required as true. Step 5) Select the “Panel Stretch layout” from the Component Palette and drop it on the af:pageTemplateDef in the structure window. “Panel Stretch layout” is a

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geometry management component. This means that when user resizes the browser, Panel Stretch layout components will resize it self accordingly along with its child components. Along with Panel Stretch layout, panelSplitter is the only other component that supports geometry management.

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Now select the Panel Stretch Layout and set following properties in property inspector:StartWidth = 0px EndWidth = 0px TopHeight = 95px BottomHeight = 50px Step 6) Now expand the bottom facet under the panel Stretch layout and insert a panelGroupLayout inside that. We are using the panel group layout as it allows its child to be grouped vertically or horizontally. This is the facet under which we will add our action command buttons aligned horizontally. Step 7) Now select the “Facet Ref” from the “common components” and drop it on the newly created panelGroupLayout in above step. And in the “Insert Facet Ref” window select “ActionButtonBarRegion”. Step 8) Select the top facet under the panelStretchLayout and add a panelGroupLayout. Add an image component under that and then add an outputText under image. Set the Source property of the image =” /MyProcLogo.JPG”. And set the value property of the outputText =” My Procurement Application”. And then add the OutputText component from the common component palette and drop it below the above created outputText. And set the following properties of the OutputText in property inspector: Value= # {attrs.PageTitle}. This is actually referring to the attribute we have created above when we were creating the page template definition.  InlineStyle(under style) = font-weight:bold; font-size:small; vertical-align:textbottom; color:Maroon; You will get the “MyProcLogo.JPG” from the application build by me. Step 9) Select the Center and add the panelStretchLayout inside it. And set the following properties to it in property inspector:StartWidth = 0px EndWidth = 0px TopHeight = 0px BottomHeight = 0px Inside the center facet of the above added panel stretch layout, add a panelGroupLayout. Inside the panelGroupLayout drop a separator from the layout component palette. Under the output text drop the “Facet Ref” component from the common components palette. And in the “Insert Facet Ref” window select “MainPageRegion”. Your page template structure should look like as following in structure window.

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We have finished creating the page template and now we will proceed to create our application pages. Here is a plan; we will first create the Catalogue-Category page, as it is not much dependent on other UI pages. Then we will create the Item List page i.e. Item Search Page because of the same reason. And then we will create the Registration page, then Item details page, and finally we will create the Home page i.e. “Registration Search page”.

3.2 Steps to create the Catalogue Category Page

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This page will show the catalogs - categories table as master table and inline detail table and an items table under the master detail table showing item under selected category. 3.2.1 Creating the Master – Inline detail table to show Catalog-Categories Step 1) Select the “ViewController”, right click and select new. Step 2) In the Categories tree, select the JSF node, in the Items pane selects JSF Page and click ok. Step 3) Give the file name as “CatalogeCategoryPage” and select “MyPageTemplate” from the Use Page template drop down. Step 4) Select the af:pageTemplate from structure window and set pageTitle=” Catalogue Category Page”. Also select the af:document nod ein starcture window and set pageTitle=” Catalogue Category Page”. Step 5) now select the “Panel Collection” from the layout component palette and drop it on the “MainPageRegion”. Now select the af:panelCollection from the structure window and set the ID property to PanelCollectionRN and inline style property under style from property inspector equal to “width:700px;” Step 6) Expand the data control palette, and select the CatalogPageVO and drop it on the af:panelCollection. From the context menu select “Tables->ADF Master Table, Inline Detail Table”. Step 7) In the “Edit Tree Binding window” select the model.view.CatalogVO and from the Available attributes, shift CatalogueName and Descrr to Display Attributes. And shift back the CategoryId to the Available Attributes. Step 8) Add a new tree level rule by clicking on the green icon and select “CategoryVO” and shift the CategoryName and Descr to the display attributes and shift back the CategoryId to the Avaliable Attributes. Step 9) Select the Master table from the structure window and set the id properties = CatalogTbl. Expand the master table.Now set the width(under Apperance) of “CatalogeName” column to 250 and descrr column to 400. Step 9) Expand the detail facet under master table and set the id property = CategoryTbl and width=650px. Expand the CategoryTbl and set following properties of “CategoryName” column width = 200 ,ID = CategoryNameCol And select “Descrr” Column and set its width to 400. Step 10) Select the “af:outputText – {detailRow.CategoryName}” under the inner inline table column CategoryName. Right click and select convert from the context menu. From the convert Ouput Text, select Link from list of components and click ok. Click Ok in confirm convert window. Now set the Text property of the link to “#{detailRow.CategoryName}”. And partial submit (under Behavior) property in property inspector to true. We did this because on category name click, the item table(will be creating in next step) gets refreshed with the items under this category. And set the id of the link to CategoryNameLK. Step 11) Similarly convert the product code output text to link with Text property = #{row.ProductCode} and action = ‘CreateNewLine’. Step 11) Right click your catalogue category page, and select “go to page definition”. Replace <nodeDefinition DefName="model.view.CategoryVO"> <AttrNames> <Item Value="CategoryName"/> <Item Value="Descr"/> </AttrNames>

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</nodeDefinition> With <nodeDefinition DefName="model.view.CategoryVO"> <AttrNames> <Item Value="CategoryName"/> <Item Value="Descr"/> <Item Value="CategoryId"/> </AttrNames> </nodeDefinition>

You will see that the all column header of the master table as well as detail table are not properly named. To name them, you should open the relevant view object from the model.view and then set the Label Text under the control hit to appropriate name. For example double click the CatalogVO from the model.view. Select the Attributes and double click on the Catalogue Name. Under the control hints in “Edit Attribute” window, set the Label Text as “Catalogue Name”. In a same way , set the label for other columns too. Your custom labels are getting stored in a message bundle file called “ModelBundle.properties” under the model package. 3.2.2 Create the Item table showing Items under Category using PPR Partial page rendering is the way by which your full screen will not get refreshed, rather then only the component which accepts the fired partial page request gets refreshed. Step 1) Add a Panel Box under the MainPageRegion. Set the id of the newly created af:panelBox to ItemPanelRN, Text to Items and width to 650 Step 2) now select the CatalogeCategoryItemVO from the data control palette and drop it on the above created panel box. From the context menu select tables->ADF read only table. Step 3) In the Edit Tables Columns, delete all column except ProductCode, Descr1, UOM, UnitPrice. And check the Sorting check box to enable users to sort the items. Step 4) Now select the item table (af:table node) and set the partialTriggers. Select Edit from partialTriggers. It will open the Edit Property window. Now select the commandLink- CategoryNameLK and shift it to selected pane and click ok. If some how “Add to Select” is not enabled then make sure that you have given id for each component in the command link hierarchy.

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We are done with the process by which the Item table will gets refreshed when the Category Name link is clicked by user. But still the page will show all the Items rather then showing the items under the selected Category. To achieve this, we will put up a method in Application module to set the required filter condition. 3.2.3 Filtering items under selected category Step 1) Generate the application module java class. Double click your application module under the model node. Select Java section in code editor and then click on the Edit java options. Step 2) In the Select Java Option, select “Generated Application Module Class” check box and click ok.

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This will generated your AMImpl class where you can write service methods. Step 3) Open your AMImpl class by selecting class under “MyLearningAM” node in Application Navigator. And add following code in that:public void getItemInCategory(String CategoryId){ ViewObjectImpl voItem=getCatalogueCategoryItemVO(); voItem.setWhereClause("CATEGORY_ID1 = " + CategoryId); voItem.executeQuery(); } Step 4) Again select your “MyLearningAM” node, and then java tab in code editor and click on the “Edit Application Module Client Interface” . In the “Edit Client Interface” window, shift the getItemInCategory() method from Available list to Selected list and click ok. For the method to be accessible in view layer and to be added to data control palette, we have to put the method in AM client interface. Step 5) now you will see that above added method will appear in the data control palette. Delete the existing <af:commandLink - "#{detailRow.CategoryName}"> and Select the getItemInCategory and drop it under the CategoryName column and select MethodsADF Link.

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Step 6) In the Edit Action Binding window set parameter value as #{detailRow.CategoryId}.Now set the following properties on this af:commandLink:Id= CategoryNameLK Text = #{detailRow.CategoryName} PartialSubmit = true. Your Catalogue Category page is ready to run.

3.3 Steps to create the Item List Page
This page will help the user to search a particular item. Following are the steps to create this page:Step 1) Create a new jsf page with name “ItemListPage” under the ViewController project. It should be created based on the above created template. Step 2) Select the af:pageTemplate and set the pageTemplate to “Item List Page”. Step 3) Select af:document and set the title property to “Item List Page”. Step 4) Select the ItemListPageVONamed CriteriaItemListPageVOCriteria and drop it on the MainPageRegion and select Query”ADF Query Panel with Table”.

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Step 5) In the Edit Table Column delete all columns except “CatalogueName”, ”Descrr”, ”CatageoryName”, ”Descr”, ”Product Code”, “Descr1” and “Unit Price”. Step 6) Select the af:table –resId1 and then set the width to 900.Set the column width of each column as per requirement. Step 7) As User will move from this page to the Item details page, we will convert the af:outputText - #{row.ProductCode} to af:link. So right click it and select “Convert” option. And select Link form the Convert Output Text window and click on ok. And in confirm convert window, click ok. Step 8)Set the Text property of the newly converted link to #{row.ProductCode}.And the Action property to the 'CreateNewLine'. Step 9) Inside the above command link add a action listener with from=#{row.ProductCode} and to=#{requestScope.ProductCode}. To add the action

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listener, right click the command link and select the “insert inside af:commandlink--> ADF Core--> Set Action Listener”. Step 9) Now select the af:panelHeader and set the text property to “Search Item”. Your Item List page is ready. Run it check the results.

3.4 Steps to create the Registration Page
So finally the big fish has arrived. Registration page is the one which will allow the user to create the new registration and to edit the existing one. Following are the steps to achieve this:Registration Details Region Step 1) Create a new page with name “RegistrationPage” based on the template “MyPageTemplate”. Step 2) Set the page title as “Registration Page” and page window title also as “Registration Page”. Step 3) Select the Panel Splitter from the layout components and drop it on the MainPageRegion in the structure window. Step 4) Select the newly created af:panelSplitter and set the following properties in the property inspector:SplitterPosition = 454, id=”FirstRN”. Style = width:943px; height:200px; Step 5) Select the PanelGroupLayout from the layout components and drop it on the first facet of above created panelSplitter. Select the newly created panelGroup and set the layout property as “scroll”. Step 6) Inside the panel group layout add a output text with value as “Registration Details”. And below the output text, add the separator from the layout components. Step 7) Now select the PanelFormLayout from the layout component and drop it inside the created panel group layout below the separator. Step 6) Now select the RegistrationPageVORegNum from the data control and drop it on the above created panel form as TextADF Output Text w/ Label. Step 7) Select RegistrationPageVOProcType from the data control and drop it below the above created output text as Single SelectionADF Select One Choice. In the Edit List Bindings window, select “Fixed List” option. Set the Base data source attribute as “ProcType” and enter following items in the set of values one by one, each item seprated by “enter” key: Standard Procurement  Emergency  Reimbursable Procurement and click ok. Step 8) Select RegistrationPageVORegStatus from the data control and drop it below the above created ProcType choice list. Again created the fixed list choice box as above, with values as Open and Closed. Step 9) Select RegistrationPageVOUrgency from the data control and drop it below the above created RegStatus choice list with, Created the fixed values choice list with values Normal and Urgent. Step 10) Drop the TotalUsdAmt and TotalPfiAmt from RegistrationPageVO in data control and drop it below the above created Urgency choice list one by one as Text ADF Output Text w/ Label. Creation Details Region

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Step 1) Select the PanelGroupLayout from the layout components and drop it on the Second facet of above created panelSplitter “FirstRN”. Select the newly created panelGroup and set the layout property as “scroll”. Step 2) Inside the above created panel group layout add an output text with value as “Creation Details”. And below the output text, add the separator from the layout components. Step 3) Select the PanelFormLayout from the layout component and drop it inside the created panel group layout below the separator. Step 4) Select the RegistrationPageVOCreatedByName and RegistrationPageVO CreationDate one by one, from the data control palette and drop it on the above created panel form as TextADF Output Text w/ Label. Step 5) Select the RegistrationPageVORequestedBy from the data control and drop it as Single SelectionADF Select One Choice. Step 6) Select the RegistrationPageVODepartmentName from the data control palette and drop it on the above created panel form as TextADF Output Text w/ Label. Notes to Buyer Region Step 1) Add a spacer below the “FirstRN” panel splitter. Below that add another panel splitter with ID= SecondRN and splitterPosition=452. Step 2) Inside the first facet of the “SecondRN”, add a panel group layout. Step 3) Inside the panel group layout add a output text with value as “Notes to Buyer”. And below the output text, add the separator from the layout components. Step 4) Select the RegistrationPageVONotesBuyer and drop it on the above created panel group as TextADF Input Text. And set the Rows property of newly created text box to 5. Party Notes Region Create this region in a similar fashion as Notes to Buyer region is created in the second facet of the SecondRN based on RegistrationPageVOPartyNotes from data control. Registration Lines Region Step 1) Add a spacer below the “SecondRN” and then add an output text with value = “Registration Lines” in the structure window of registration page. Step 2) Add a separator below the above created output text. Step 3) Add a command button below the above separator with Text= “Add Item” and action =” CatalogPage”. This button will help the user to navigate to the “Catalog Category Page”. Step 4) Add another command button below the above command button with text property =”Search Item” and action=” ItemLitsPage”. This button will lead the user to Item list page once the action property of the button is set. Step 5) Now select the RegistrationPageVORegistrationLinesVO from thedata control palette and drop it on the af:group as TablesADF Read Only table. Step 6) From the Edit Table Columns window, delete “LineId”, “RegistrationId” and click ok.

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Adding Registration Managed Bean When user navigates from the Home page to the Registration page by clicking on the “New Registration” button, the page appear in the new registration creation mode. In that case “Add Item” buttons and “Search Item” buttons in the Registration Lines region should be disabled. As the registration it self is not yet created, user should not be able to add the lines in registration. So we have to disable these buttons for new registration and when user clicks on the “Save” button buttons should be enabled. We will achieve this with the help of managed bean. A managed bean is a regular java bean whose bean properties and methods are bind to the JSF components. We will use these properties to enable and disable the command button in our registration page. Step 1) Right click the view controller project and select new. From items section select “Java Class”. In the Create Java Class window specify Name as RegistrationBean and package as “view.beans” and click ok. Step 2) Add following two variables in the RegistrationBean class and generate accessors for both the variable(you can generate the accessors by right clicking on it and selecting ‘Generate Accessors’ from the context menu. private boolean disableAddItemBtn; private boolean disableSearchCataBtn; Step 3) Now we have to declare the above managed bean in the adfc-config.xml file. Open the adfc-config.xml file and in the code editor window, select Overview from the bottom of the window. Click on the “Add” icon and specify details as shown below:-

Step 4) Now we should also specify the initial value of the above created variable, which should be ‘false’ as “Add Item” and “Search Item” should be enable all the time except for the new registration request. For this select the Managed Properties and click on “Add” icon and add following properties:-

Step 5) Select the “Add Item” command button and set the Disabled property = #{RegistrationBean.disableSearchCataBtn} And then select the “Search Item” command button and set the Disabled property = #{RegistrationBean.disableSearchCataBtn}

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Action Button Bar Region Step 1) Select the OperationsCommit from the data control palette and drop it on the ActionButtonBarRegion in the structure window and select operationsADF Button form the command window. Change the text property of the command button from Commit to Save and disabled property to false. Step 2) Insert inside the Save command button two action listener with following values:From= #{false} and To= #{RegistrationBean.disableAddItemBtn}  From= #{false} and To= #{RegistrationBean.disableSearchCataBtn} Step 3) Add another command button inside the ActionButtonBarRegion with Text property = “Home” , Action property =” HomePage” and Immediate property set to true. Your registration page layout in structure window should look like:-

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This finishes the layout of the Registration page, our big fish. We will now work with controller to define the flow of the system.

3.5 Creating ‘Edit Registration’ bounded task flow
A task flow is one of the best new features introduced in the ADF 11g. ADF task flow defines the control flow in the application. The nodes in the application are called activities representing a logical operation such as displaying a UI page, executing

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method in managed bean or application module or calling another task flow. ADF controller which is build up using task flows is implementation on top of JSF. There are two types of ADF task flows:Bounded task flow: - It is a self contained unit of work that acts as a function. It has single entry point, a set of input parameters and one or more ways to return control. Unbounded task flow: - It is a task flow with no boundaries and allows users to start at any page. Bounded task flows are called with in an unbounded task flow. In this sample application, we will create one bounded task flow called ‘Edit registration’. Question arises why? Because Registration page functionality can be considered as a single unit of work. Registration can either be displaying an existing registration, or will be used to create new registration. And registration page will be called up from different view pages. So it is better to create the registration page as a single unit of work. For more learning on task flow http://www.oracle.com/technology/oramag/oracle/08-sep/o58frame.html Steps to create the ‘Edit Registration’ bounded task flow Step 1) Select the ViewController right click it and select new. Select “ADF Task Flow” from the Web TierJSF. Step 2) In the create task flow window, set the file name as ‘Edit-Registration’ and select the “Create as Bounded Task Flow” check box. Deselect the “page fragment” check box and click ok. Step 3) Under the page flow directory your newly created task flow is added. Open it in code editor. Step 4) Click on the blank area in the code editor. Select parameters from the property inspector. And create two input parameters and one output parameter as follows hit

Step 5) Add a router activity in the above created task flow with id=”RouteByMode”. A router activity acts as an IF condition which transfers the control based on the expression language.

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Step 6) Select the above created router activity. From the property inspector under the common node, specify two cases as below:-

Step 7) Select the Method call activity from the component palette and drop it on the code editor. Set the ID of the new method activity as “CreateNewRegistration”. Step 8) Now select the RegistrationPageVOOperationsCreateInsert from the data control palette and drop it on the CreateNewRegistration method activity. Step 9) Select a control flow case from component palette and drag it from RouteByMode to CreateNewRegistration. And set the from-outcome to “Create” Step 10) Create another method activity with ID as “FindRegitration” . Connect RouteByMode to FindRegistration with from-outcome as “Edit”. Step 11) Select the RegistrationPageVOOperations setCurrentRowWithKeyValue from the data control palette and drop it on the “FindRegistration” method activity. Now right click the “FindRegistration” activity and select “Edit Bindings”. In the Edit Action bindings, set the parameter value=#{pageFlowScope.regToEdit} and click ok. Step 12) Select the RegistrationPage.jspx from the application navigator window, and drop it on the cod editor. Step 13) set the control flow from the “CreateNewRegistration” to the “RegistrationPage”. Step 14) Again set the control flow from the “FindRegistration” to the “RegistrationPage”. Step 15) Drop a “Task Flow Return” activity on the page flow with name property = “CatalogPage” and id=” GoToCatalogPage” Step 16) Drop second task flow activity on the page flow with name property = “ItemListPage” and id=”GoToItemListPage”. Step 17) Drop yet another task flow activity on the bounded task flow with name property =”HomePage” and id=”GoToHomePage” Step 17) set the control flow from “RegistrationPage” to “GoToCatalogPage” with from-outcome property =”CatalogPage”. Step 18) set the control flow from “RegistrationPage” to “GoToItemListPage” with from-outcome property =”ItemLitsPage”. Step 19) set the control flow from “RegistrationPage” to “GoToHomePage” with fromoutcome property =” HomePage”. This from-outcome property is equivalent to the action property we have set for the Home command button in the registration page. Your bounded task flow should look like:-

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3.6 Creating Home page
Step 1) Create your home page with name “HomePage” based on the created ADF template we created. Step 2) Select SearchPageRegistrationVONamed Criteria SearchPageRegistrationVOCriteria and drop it on the MainPageRegion in structure window. And select QueryADF Query panel.

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Step 3) Expand the af:PanelGroupLayout and select af:panelHeader. And set the text property =” Search Registration”. Step 4) Now select the SearchPageRegistrationVO and drop it on the MainPageRegion and select the TablesADF Master Table,Inline Detail Table option.

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Step 5) From the “Edit Tree Binding” for the “model.view.SearchPageRegistrationVO”, shift all the attributes from available attributes to display attributes except “RegistrationID”. Step 6) Click on the “Add Rule” icon and select “SearchPageRegistrationLinesVO”. Select “model.view.SearchPageRegistrationLinesVO” rule and set display attributes as “ProductCode”,”Qty” and “Uom”. And click ok. Step 7) Select the newly created af:table and set the following properties:ID = resultTbl Width=900. And set the width of the each column respectively as required. Step 8) Add a Panel Box layout from the component palette window in the structure window under MainPageRegion”. And set the text property of the panel box to “Registration List”. Steps 9) Add the above created table in step 5 inside the above created panel box. Step 10) Select the af:query region and set the ResultComponentID property under the Behavior node to “::resultTbl”. It means that the query results will be shown in the above created table.

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Step 11) Convert the output text for registration number to link with text property =#{row.RegNum} Step 12) Inside the Action button bar add a command button with following property values:Text = New Registration Action =NewOrEdit Step 13) Right click your command button and select “Set Action Listener” as shown below:-

In the “Insert Set Action Listener” set From = #{'New'} and To = #{requestScope.mode}. This action will put the value ‘New’ in the mode attribute. This mode method is acting as a input parameter for the ‘Edit-Registration’ bounded task flow we created in step 4 of 3.5 exercise. Step 14) Insert another action listener with From= #{true} and To= #{RegistrationBean.disableAddItemBtn} Insert yet another action listener with From= #{true} and To= #{RegistrationBean.disableSearchCataBtn} Your final structure window for the home page should look like:-

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3.7 Creating Item Details page
So we are now at final page of our application. We will create this page layout and after that in our last step in creation of this application, we will define the application flow in ADF controller. Item details page is used to create a new registration line in the existing reg Step 1) Create a new jspx page name “ItemDetailsPage” based on created page template. Step 2) In the MainPageRegion, add a panel header region.And then set the text property = #{bindings.RegNum.inputValue}. Step 3) Inside the header region, add a separator under the panel header. Step 4) Add a panel splitter component under the separator component. Set the following property of newly created panel splitter SplitterPosition = 338 Inline style = width:620px; Step 5) Select “ProductCode” in RegistrationPageVOItemDetailsPageVO from data control palette and drop it on the first facet as “ADF Output Text w/ Label” Step 6) Select “Qty” in RegistrationPageVOItemDetailsPageVO from data control palette and drop it under above output text as ““ADF Input Text w/ Label”. Step 7) Select “UnitPrice” in RegistrationPageVOItemDetailsPageVO from data control palette and drop it on the first facet as “ADF Output Text w/ Label” Step 8) Under the second facet of the panel splitter, drop the “Uom”, “Currency” and “Descr” in RegistrationPageVOItemDetailsPageVO from data control palette and drop it under above output text as ““ADF Input Text w/ Label”. Step 9) Select OperationsCommit from the data control palette and drop it inside the ActionButtonBarRegion as adf button with Text = ‘Save’ and action =’ SaveRegLine’. And add another command button inside the ActionButtonBarRegion with Text=’Cancel’ and Action=’ SaveRegLine’. So the Save button will commit the

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data as well as navigate to the Registration page, but cancel will just navigate to registration page. Now in both the command button add action listener with From= #{'Edit'} and To= #{requestScope.mode} And your layout for the page Item details is ready.

3.8 Define Application flow in ADF Controller
Step 1) Open the ViewControllerWeb ContentPage Flow and open adfc-config in the code editor. Step 2) Select the HomePage.jspx from the application navigator and drop it in the code editor. Step 3) Now select the bounded task flow we have created “Edit Registration” from Page Flows folder and drop it on the code editor. It will show an error on it as the parameters expected by the bounded page flow has not been set yet. Step 4) Select the “Edit-Registration” and in the property inspector under the parameter node set the value=#{requestScope.mode} for ‘mode’ parameter and value=#{requestScope.regToEdit} for the regToEdit parameter. And define the out parameter ‘regToEdit’ with value= #{pageFlowScope.regToEdit}.

Step 5) Select the “Control Flow Case” from control flow in component palette, drag & drop it from “HomePage” activity to “Edit-Registration” activity. And set the fromoutcome property to “NewOrEdit”. This NewOrEdit is the action property we set for the ‘NewRegistration’ command button. Step 6) Select the CatalogueCategoryPage.jspx from the application navigator window and drop it on the code editor. Step 7) Select the “Control Flow Case” from control flow and drag & drop it from “Edit-Registration” activity to “CatalogeCategoryPage” activity with from-outcome to “CatalogPage”. Run your application and see if you can create a new registration. Verify that the Creation date; Registration Number fields are getting shown with default values. Check if the required indicator is appearing in the UI. We have done this setting at the RegsitrationEO entity level.

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Let’s proceed now with updating page flow so that user can add lines in the registration. Step 8) Select a method activity from the component palette and drop it on the adfcconfig.xml in code editor with id=’ CreateNewLine’. Now select the RegistrationPageVOItemDetailsPageVOOperationsCreateInsert and drop it on the newly created method activity ‘CreateNewLine’. CreateInsert operation insert a new blank row in the entity object. Step 9) Select the ‘Control Flow case’ from the component palette, drag & drop it from ‘CatalogueCategoryPage’ to ‘CreateNewLine’ activity with from-outcome property= ‘CreateNewLine’. Step 11) Now as the item details page gets rendered, it gets rendered with the details of the item selected in the catalogue category page. To display these details on the item details page we will set the required details in the blank row created in ItemDetailsPageVO in step 8. To achieve this we will write a custom method in application module Impl class which will set the required item details in the ItemDetailsPageVO. Add the following code in your application module Impl class:public void initilizeNewRegLines(String productCode,String regId) { ViewObjectImpl itemVO=getItemListVO(); String clause ="PRODUCT_CODE = '" + productCode + "'"; itemVO.setWhereClause(clause); itemVO.executeQuery(); itemVO.setCurrentRowAtRangeIndex(0); ItemVORowImpl itemRow=(ItemVORowImpl)itemVO.getCurrentRow(); ViewObjectImpl newItemLineVO=this.getItemDetailsPageVO(); ItemDetailsVORowImpl newGoodsLineRow=(ItemDetailsVORowImpl)newItemLineVO.getCurrentRow(); newGoodsLineRow.setProductCode(productCode); Number unitPrice=itemRow.getUnitPrice(); String uom= itemRow.getUom(); String currency= itemRow.getCurrency(); String manufacturer = itemRow.getManufacturer(); if(unitPrice!=null) newGoodsLineRow.setUnitPrice(unitPrice); if(uom!=null) newGoodsLineRow.setUom(uom); if(currency!=null) newGoodsLineRow.setCurrency(currency); if(manufacturer!=null) newGoodsLineRow.setManufacturer(manufacturer); if(regId!=null) { try { newGoodsLineRow.setRegistrationId(new Number(regId)); } catch (SQLException e) { } } }

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Add the above method in the application module client Interface. Step 12) Select the initilizeNewRegLines from the data control palette and drop it on the adfc-config.xml in code editor. In the “Edit Action Binding” under the parameter section specify values as

Step 13) Select the flow control from the component palette, drag & drop it from ‘CreateNewLine’ to ‘initilizeNewRegLines’ activity with from-outcome property= ‘’CreateInsert’. Step 14) Select the ItemDetailsPage from the application navigator, drag and drop it in the adfc-config.xml file in code editor. And define the control flow activity from ‘initilizeNewRegLines’ to ‘ItemDetailsPage’ activity with from-outcome= initilizeNewRegLines. Step 15) Define a control flow from ItemDetailsPage view activity to Edit-Registration task flow call activity with from-outcome= SaveRegLine. And then define a control flow from the “Edit-Registration” to “HomePage” with from-outcome= HomePage. Run your application, with home page, you should be able to create and save the registration. And then add the new line by clicking the “Add Item” button on the registration page. When you run your application and add the registration line in the registration, your added lines will not be shown in the registration lines table region in the registration page. To achieve this we have to execute the iterator with which the registration lines table is associated. Step 16) Select the RegistrationPageVO-->RegLinesRegPageVO-->Operations->Execute from the data control palette and drop it on the adf-config.xml in code editor. Set the id of the activity to ExecuteRegLines. Step 17) Delete the control flow case between the ItemDetailsPage and EditRegistration. Step 18) Select the flow control from the component palette, drag & drop it from ‘ItemDetailsPage’ to ‘ExecuteRegLines’ activity with from-outcome property= ‘SaveRegLine’. Step 19) Select the flow control from the component palette, drag & drop it from ‘ExecuteRegLines’ to ‘Edit-Registration’ activity with from-outcome property= ‘Execute’. Now run the application, registration lines region in the registration page will show the added line in the registration. Another navigation case is to go to item list page from registration page and search the item. And from Item list page to item details page where we will add the quantity of the item and navigate back to the Registration page. To achieve this , follow the following steps:-

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Step 20) Select the item list page from the application navigator and drop it on the adf-config.xml in the code editor. Step 21) Define control flow from 'Edit-Registration' to 'ItemLitsPage' with fromoutcome='ItemListPage'. And from the 'ItemListPage' to the 'CreateNewLine' method activity with from-outcome='CreateNewLine'. Now you will be able add a line in registration from the item list page. Also we also have to open the exiting registration from the Home page. To achieve this open your home page. Now under the registration number command link add the following two action listener under that as :1) from="#{'Edit'}" to="#{requestScope.mode}"/> 2) from="#{row.RegistrationId}" to="#{requestScope.regToEdit}" And finally, as we have the “Total USD Amount” and “Total PFI Amount” in the registration page which will show the total USD amount of the registration lines and total PFI(package, fright and insurance) amount of the registration lines added in the registration. To achieve this we will add the method in the application module custom Java class which will iterator through the registration lines related to current registration with the help of view link. Add following code in the application module Impl class:-

public void updateRegLinesAmt() { ViewObjectImpl vo = getRegistrationPageVO(); RegistrationVORowImpl currRow= (RegistrationVORowImpl)vo.getCurrentRow(); RowSet items = (RowSet)currRow.getRegistrationLinesVO(); double totalUsdAmt=0.0,totalPfiAmt=0.0; String usdAmt=null,pfiAmt=null; if(items.getEstimatedRowCount()!=0) { while (items.hasNext()) { Row curItem = items.next(); usdAmt=curItem.getAttribute("UsdAmount").toString(); pfiAmt=curItem.getAttribute("UsdPfiAmount").toString(); System.out.println("USD Amount= " + usdAmt + " , pfi Amt=" + pfiAmt); if(usdAmt!=null) totalUsdAmt = totalUsdAmt + Double.parseDouble(usdAmt); if(pfiAmt!=null) totalPfiAmt = totalPfiAmt + Double.parseDouble(pfiAmt); } System.out.println("totalPfiAmt="+totalPfiAmt + " totalUsdAmt= " + totalUsdAmt); try { currRow.setTotalPfiAmt(new Number(totalPfiAmt)); currRow.setTotalUsdAmt(new Number(totalUsdAmt)); } catch (SQLException e) { } http://kohlivikram.blogspot.com/

//commit(); } } Expose the above method in the application module client. Now open your Edit Registration page flow, select the updateRegLinesAmt from the data control palette and drop it in the code editor window in the 'Edit-Registration' page flow in between the 'FindRegistration' and RegistrationPage activity as shown below:-

Procurement application is ready. Test it and let me know how your feedback on this and and error in the documentation. I will keep working on the application and will improve it further and update the document. Please let me know any errors or suggestions to improve the document. Happy Learning.

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