Chapter 3. Introducing Entity Object

The previous chapter introduced the fundamentals of ADF Business Components. Now, it is time for us to explore the Oracle ADF technology stack in depth. This chapter builds on the introduction by outlining the entity objects, which make up the persistence layer of business components. The remaining components in the business service layer such as view objects and application modules will be covered in the next chapters. In this chapter, we will discuss the following topics:

  • Concepts and architecture
  • Core features of ADF entity objects
  • Developing entity objects
  • Commonly used properties of an entity attribute
  • Commonly used properties on an entity object
  • Working with entity objects


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