Setting up an OSB project to work with JCA adapters

Since Oracle Service Bus 11g, the JCA adapter's framework is available at runtime, but the definition of the adapters through the wizards is only available in JDeveloper and not in Eclipse OEPE. To be able to use the adapters, JDeveloper with the SOA Suite extension installed needs to be available.

This recipe will show the basis for how to use the JCA adapters together with an OSB project. The idea is to avoid having to copy metadata from one place to the other by nesting the JDeveloper project inside the OSB project. This approach will be used by all other recipes working with the JCA adapters, such as the File, DB and AQ adapter recipes.

Getting ready

In order to use this recipe, both a working ...

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