Getting started with OA Framework

Oracle Applications Framework (OAF) has been around for a number of years now. It was quite a big shift for Oracle with the core applications in EBS being developed in Oracle Forms. However, with the advent of Java and its utilization in web-based applications, which provided a flexible UI console and a much faster processing speed, Oracle decided to make the move from the popular and stable Oracle Forms to OAF.

Initially, the first module to be completely built using OAF within EBS was Oracle HRMS - Self Service. It was followed by other products and modules, such as iProcurement, iSupport, iStore, iRecruitement, iExpenses, and iSupplier to name a few.

OA Framework was introduced by Oracle's Applications Technology ...

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