ADF Mobile: Skinning & Holo

I haven’t yet found a style selector guide for ADF Mobile. The SkinningDemo from the samples touches upon very few components and isn’t of much use here. Anyway, the best way to explore the available skin selectors is to look through the css files in the deploy folder. I was mainly interested in skinning for […]

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Control triggering of autoSuggestBehaviour

The autoSuggestBehaviour is a very cool demonstration of AJAXy features. It’s a useful visual hint for the user and allows the user to quickly select a valid value for an input component. However, there is often a requirement to control the triggering of the autoSuggestBehaviour. For e.g. based on a minimum no. of characters typed […]

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BUG?: af:resource and page fragments

I was working on a PoC to integrate Bing and Google maps with webcenter. The idea was to use the javascript apis for this. While doing this, I encountered this strange issue. I had a taskflow with two page fragments and this was meant to be embedded as a region in another page. The bug […]

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Gotcha: web.xml in Spaces shared library

This was a gotcha moment. A colleague was attempting to create a custom taskflow for use in WebCenter Spaces. So this is what he did. 1) Deployed the custom taskflow as an ADF Library 2) Added the jar into the libraries of the WebCenterSpacesSharedLibExtension project and ensured the shared library deployment included it in the […]

Upload files to database using ADF

While exploring options to develop an upload-to-database feature, I came across repeated suggestions that using Oracle MultiMedia (previously InterMedia) datatypes (OrdDoc, OrdImage, etc.) was the way to go. A few forums started me off in the right direction. This one for e.g. However, it wasn’t as straightforward to get it working especially given that there […]

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weblogic ServletAuthentication

The weblogic server provides a nifty API – ¬†weblogic.servlet.security.ServletAuthentication. This class allows you to invoke authentication services from any controller – Servlets, JSF Managed Beans. This is pretty cool as you can do away with the j_security_check authentication and build your custom logic. Or perform programmatic authentication. I am currently using this for a WebCenter […]

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WebCenter Portal Security

In the default WebCenter Portal generated by JDeveloper, anonymous-role is granted “view” privilege on the home page. This may not always be desirable. The portal may not have any public content to put on the home page. In my current project, the entire portal has to be secured and available only to authenticated users. You […]

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(BUG) WCS PS3: Copying the WebCenter FX skin

When you copy the WebCenter FX skin, the copied skin doesn’t work as expected. Without any changes to the copy, I would expect the skin to render the same as WebCenter FX but it doesn’t. My guess is that the copied skin doesn’t inherit properly from the internal base skin used by WebCenter FX. The […]

person Bijeshaccess_time April 20, 2011launch Read More

WCS PS3: Custom Skin Images

With Webcenter PS3, Oracle offers something they term “Round-trip Development” using JDeveloper. Simply put, this enables you to a) download resources from WebCenter Spaces to JDeveloper b) edit or extend the resources in JDeveloper c) Directly upload the resources to the server.

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