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Oracle ADF Faces Cookbook

By : Amr Gawish, Amr Ismail Gawish
Book Image

Oracle ADF Faces Cookbook

By: Amr Gawish, Amr Ismail Gawish

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Oracle ADF Faces Cookbook
Credits
About the Author
Acknowledgments
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Connecting your application to a database


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.

How to do it…

In order to establish a connection with the HR schema, follow the ensuing steps:

  1. 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.

    Tip

    You can also create a connection by navigating to File | New | From Gallery | General | Connections | Database Connection.

  2. Choose a connection name...