In this application, we want to display employees' data from the HR schema on a web browser and be able to navigate between different records using buttons that help us go to the first, next, previous, and last records; employees' information should be displayed in a form-based view.
In order to retrieve employees' information, we need to establish a connection with the HR database.
In this recipe, we will use JDeveloper to establish a connection between our new ADF application and the HR schema, which comes by default with the Oracle database.
Expand the Connect to a Database checklist item from the checklist and click on the Create a Database Connection button that will open the Create Database Connection dialog.
Choose a connection name...