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Oracle ADF 11gR2 Development Beginner's Guide by Vinod Krishnan

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The Metadata Services framework

The Oracle Metadata Services framework is used to provide customization features for ADF users in an ADF web application. Users have the ability to customize the way a web application is presented to them. The customer can add more custom features at runtime using Metadata Services (MDS).

For example, in the following screenshot, the base document for the page is displayed with customization for User1 and without customization for User2, at the same time:

The Metadata Services framework

Customization layers

Customization is applied on layers at the application stage. MDS stores all the customization information in its repository and this customization ...

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