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ADF Frequently Asked Questions ( FAQ ) (Doc ID 1341160.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 06, 2023

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Oracle JDeveloper - Version to
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This article aims to answer some of the Frequently Asked Questions about the Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF)

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Concepts and Architecture
 What is ADF?
 What is the ADF Architecture?
 What is the MVC Architecture? How?
 What are ADF UI Components? What is ADF Faces?
 What are ADF Business Services/Business Components?
 What are ADF Bindings?
 What is MDS? How does ADF use it?
 What is Partial Page Rendering in ADF Faces?
 What is an Application Module?
 What version of JavaServer Faces does ADF 11g require?
 Development, Deployment and Runtime
 Is there any guidance for Forms customer migrating to ADF?
 Do I need to know Java to learn and work with ADF?
 How flexible is ADF? Can I override code in ADF? 
 Can I request the source code for ADF?
 How can Oracle JDeveloper enhance my ADF Development experience? 
 Can I upgrade a 10.1.3 ADF application to 11g?
 If I upgrade my 10.1.3 ADF application to 11g will I get the new ADF Faces Rich Client components?
 Can I deploy my ADF 11g application to Oracle Application Server 10.1.3 (or earlier)?
 Where can I deploy & run my ADF Applications? 
 Download and Additional Resources
 Where can I download ADF?
 What is a good place to start on learning ADF? 
 Are there any code examples for ADF?
 Where can I find sample applications for ADF?
 Where can I get help with ADF issues?

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