CHAPTER 13ADF Model Basics
Now that we have all this useful information,it would be nice to be able to do something with it.(Actually, it can be emotionally fulfilling just to get information.This is usually only true, however, if you have the social life of a kumquat.)
—UNIX Programmer’s Manual
Now that we’ve discussed the basic technologies for defining business services and user interfaces (in Parts II and III, respectively), we now are ready to address the issue of gluing the two together. In traditional Java EE applications, this implies creating a large amount of Java code to carry out tasks such as managing the location of and connection to business services, obtaining collections of data, mapping that data into the UI layer, and so on. ...