What happens when we drop a data collection on a page?

When we drag a view object instance (data collection) from the Data Controls panel and drop it on a page, JDeveloper IDE creates (or updates, if existing) binding metadata XML files for holding binding definitions. IDE performs the following tasks:

  • IDE adds ADF Faces Components to the JSF page. Common attributes of the UI components are defaulted by using the attribute definitions present in the model, referred through Expression Language (EL).


    Expression Language is used to access underlying the model component in the ADF Faces pages. To learn general concepts on Expression Language, go to http://java.sun.com/products/jsp/reference/techart/unifiedEL.html.

  • It creates DataBindings.cpx if it ...

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