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Simpler Development with the New List ADF Faces Component in 11.1.1.7

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Simpler Development with the New List ADF Faces Component in 11.1.1.7

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A new component that showed up in the JDeveloper 11.1.1.7 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 11.1.1.7 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.


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