Reusing and extending ADF BC entities from common model by Red Samurai
By Juergenkress-Oracle on Jan 17, 2014
post is about ADF architecture and better application structuring with
EO reuse from common model. I describe how to implement additional
requirements to common model in extended ADF BC Entities. Great power of
ADF framework - reusability. You should reuse as much as possible, this
would simplify maintenance and future development of your application. I
will be talking about ADF BC Entity Objects (EOs) reuse in this post. I
would recommend to keep EOs in common model project and reuse them
across the application. Fair requirement would be to have slightly
different EO for specific use case - instead of creating new EO for the
same DB table, we could extend original EO and implement specific
changes. As for example, we may have different set of business rules,
different doDML logic.
Sample application developed for this post includes Common Model library and Main application - eoreuse.zip. Common model library is based on Employees and Jobs EOs, associations and EO implementation generic class. Read the complete article here.
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