Chapter 4. Introducing View Object

In the last chapter we learned about the ADF Business Components, which is responsible for posting changes to the database, namely the ADF entity object. In this chapter, we will discuss the ADF view object, which is in charge of reading and shaping the data for presenting it to the client. This chapter explains the architecture of a view object, its usage, and runtime behavior.

In this chapter we will cover the following topics:

  • Concepts and architecture
  • Core features of ADF view objects
  • Developing view objects
  • Working with view objects


An ADF view object is a business component that reads data from the datasource, shapes the data to be used by clients, and controls the updates on the data. In today's ...

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