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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

Putting data on maps


There are two map components inside Oracle ADF Data Visualization components—geographic map and thematic map. The following list explains them:

  • Geographic map – This map represents business data in one or more map layers of information (themes) that is tiled on a map. In order to work with a geographic map, you require a connection to a MapViewer service and, optionally, a Geocoder service.

  • Thematic map – This map represents business data as patterns in shapes, areas, and markers. The good thing about a thematic map is that it doesn't require a connection of any kind as its focus is more on the data and not on actual maps.

In this recipe, we will use the Thematic Map component to graphically display the number of employees in different regions. The model has been created for you in this recipe, so you can continue from the previous one or open the project directly by cloning the DataOnMaps project from the Git repository.

How to do it...

In order to add a thematic map, follow...