ADF interaction with business service – an ongoing discussion

Lucas Jellema

The ADF framework strongly suggests if not dictates a certain application architecture. Through ADF BC (Business Components) – the predominant business service implementation with ADF – applications will typically interact directly with the database, over JDBC Database Connections from a shared connection pool. Developers who create the ADF BC Entity […]

The APEX of Business Value… or: the Business Value of APEX? Cloud takes Oracle APEX to new heights!

Lucas Jellema

The attraction of APEX has increased tremendously with the recent launch of the Oracle Cloud. APEX already supported departmental development and deployment of business applications with minimal involvement from the IT department (only a database needed be made available). Positioned as the ideal replacement for MS Access, APEX probably has […]

No JDBC based data retrieval in Java applications – RESTstyle, JSON formatted HTTP based interaction from Java to Database

Lucas Jellema 1

This article demonstrates how Java application can query data from relational databases (well, in this case more specifically the Oracle RDBMS) without the use of plain old JDBC but instead through a simple HTTP interaction with a RESTful service that returns the data in JSON format. In this way, issues […]

Publishing resources exposed by ADF Data Control in RESTful services using RestLet and JDeveloper 11g

Lucas Jellema

The previous two articles on RESTful services using RestLet and developing in JDeveloper 11g – First Steps with RestLet 1.1RC2 in JDeveloper 11g – restful services 101 and Extending the RestLet application with support for POST/PUT to create and update Resources – used a static data set as source for […]