By Shay Shmeltzer-Oracle on May 10, 2013
A new component that showed up in the JDeveloper 188.8.131.52 release is the af:listView component. This component will become more and more popular as more people target tablet devices with ADF Faces UI. The component allows you to create a scrollable list from a collection of data, and it also does fetching with ranges so you don't get too much network traffic. If you ever used a contacts list on a smart phone you'll recognize the list view source of inspiration - check out the runtime demo of the component here.
The component was actually backported into 184.108.40.206 from the 12c version - and while in the 12c version of JDeveloper there is better design time support for adding and binding a listview to a page, in the current release the work will mostly be manual.
However, for the lazy developer there are some shortcuts you can take to create the list component faster.
Here is a short video that shows you how to leverage an existing table component on your page to make the creation of the list component easier and with more functionality.