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Oracle ADF is a very powerful framework for building enterprise applications. The framework, however, has no built-in solutions for reporting. In this session, you will learn how to fill this gap by ...

Oracle ADF is a very powerful framework for building enterprise applications. The framework, however, has no built-in solutions for reporting. In this session, you will learn how to fill this gap by using open source reporting solutions and solutions provided by Oracle.

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  • Lucas JellemaBIRTrapporten (open source Java reporting, inclusief PDF, MS Word) integreren in ADFapplicaties? Zie: - JSF4BIRT in an ADF Application (http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/jjflash-oracle-journal/…)- An ADF Faces Page with a BIRT Report (http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/jjflash-oracle-journal/…)- ADF and BIRT- Postscript (http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/jjflash-oracle-journal/…)JSF4BIRT in an ADF Application http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/jjflash-oracle-journal/jsf4birt-in-an-adf-appli… I've been evaluating reporting tools for our ADF applications for more than a year, on and off. Reporting for the first one I wrote is done with a PL/SQL Web module that I wrote as a PL/SQL Server Page.

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  • A SPECIAL REPORTReporting solutions for ADF ApplicationsLuc BorsOracle Certified ADF Implementation SpecialistAMIS Services, The NetherlandsOracle ADF Specialized PartnerMonday, June 25, 2012ODTUG KScope 12San Antonio, Texas, USA
  • REPORTING
  • I USE ADF, WHAT ABOUT REPORTS ?
  • ORACLE REPORTS DEVELOPER
  • CREATING ORACLE REPORTS• Example: – Employees per Department Report – Parameter P_DEPARTMENT_ID
  • HOW TO CALL THE REPORT ?
  • USING ORACLE REPORTS• Use Case : Invoke the report for the currently selected Department in an ADF table
  • PREPARING THE CALL • Create a bean and method to invoke the report<managed-bean id="__13"> <managed-bean-name id="__14">oracleReportBean</managed-bean-name> <managed-bean-class id="__15"> com.blogspot.lucbors.reporting.view.orarep.OracleReportBean </managed-bean-class> <managed-bean-scope id="__16">request</managed-bean-scope> </managed-bean> • Provide report parametersString oraReportServerUrl = "http://192.168.2.8:8889/reports/rwservlet?";String reportNameParam ="report=";String reportDestypeParam = "destype=";String reportPDesformatParam = "desformat=";String reportUseridParam = "userid=“;
  • CONSTRUCTING THE CALL • Construct Report Server URL; Including the parameterspublic void runOracleReport(ActionEvent actionEvent) { String departmentParam = "p_department_id="; StringBuffer totalCallUrl = new StringBuffer(); totalCallUrl.append(getOraReportServerUrl()); totalCallUrl.append(getReportNameParam().concat("employees.rdf")+"&"); totalCallUrl.append(getReportDestypeParam().concat("cache")+"&"); totalCallUrl.append(getReportPDesformatParam().concat("html")+"&"); totalCallUrl.append(getReportUseridParam().concat("hr/hr@xe")+"&"); totalCallUrl.append(departmentParam.concat(getDepartmentId())); setOraReportUrl(totalCallUrl.toString());} public String getDepartmentId() { DCIteratorBinding it = ADFUtils.findIterator("SalaryOverview1Iterator"); oracle.jbo.domain.Number deptId = (oracle.jbo.domain.Number)it.getCurrentRow().getAttribute("DepartmentId"); return deptId.toString(); }
  • CALL AND SHOW THE REPORT • Call ………<af:commandToolbarButton text="Run Oracle Report" id="cb3“ actionListener="#{oracleReportBean.runOracleReport}"> <af:showPopupBehavior popupId=":::showOraRpt" triggerType="click"/></af:commandToolbarButton> • ……. And Show the report<af:popup id="showOraRpt" animate="default"> <af:panelWindow id="pw3" modal="true" title="External Internet Info in a Modal Popup" contentHeight="625" contentWidth="700" resize="on"> <af:inlineFrame id="if3" shortDesc="This is an inline frame" source="#{oracleReportBean.oraReportUrl}" styleClass="AFStretchWidth" inlineStyle="height:600px;"> </af:inlineFrame></af:panelWindow>
  • SHOWING THE ORACLE REPORT• ….. and the result…..
  • CAN I USE FMW REPORTING TOOLS ?
  • ORACLE BI PUBLISHER
  • ORACLE BI PUBLISHER
  • ORACLE BI PUBLISHER
  • ORACLE BI PUBLISHER
  • PREPARING THE CALL • Create a bean and method to invoke the report <managed-bean id="__13"> <managed-bean-name id="__14">biPublisherBean</managed-bean-name> <managed-bean-class id="__15"> com.blogspot.lucbors.reporting.view.orarep.BiPublisherBean </managed-bean-class> <managed-bean-scope id="__16">request</managed-bean-scope> </managed-bean> • Provide report parametersprivate static final String RAPPORT_SERVER_HOST_PARAM = "http://192.168.56.101:7001/xmlpserver/~weblogic/";private static final String RAPPORT_GENERAL_USER_PARAM = "<UN>";private static final String RAPPORT_GENERAL_PASSWORD_PARAM = "<PW>";
  • CONSTRUCTING THE CALL • Construct Report Server URL; Including the parameters public void startBiReport(ActionEvent event) { StringBuffer reportUrl = new StringBuffer(); reportUrl.append(getRapportServerHost()); reportUrl.append("/"+"EmployeesPerDepartment"+".xdo"); // add standard params addStandardParams(rapport,reportUrl); // add report-specific params addReportParams(rapport, reportUrl); sLog.fine("Rapport start URL: "+reportUrl); setReportUrl(reportUrl.toString());……..
  • CALL AND SHOW THE REPORT • Call ………<af:commandToolbarButton text="Run BI Publisher Report" id="cb3“ actionListener="#{oracleReportBean.startBiReport}"> <af:showPopupBehavior popupId=":::showBiRpt" triggerType="click"/></af:commandToolbarButton> • ……. And Show the report<af:popup id="showBiRpt" animate="default"> <af:panelWindow id="pw3" modal="true" title="External Internet Info in a Modal Popup" contentHeight="625" contentWidth="700" resize="on"> <af:inlineFrame id="if3" shortDesc="This is an inline frame" source="#{<…BI report source>}" styleClass="AFStretchWidth" inlineStyle="height:600px;"> </af:inlineFrame></af:panelWindow>
  • SHOWING THE BI PUBLISHER REPORT
  • ARE THERE OPEN SOURCE TOOLS ?
  • JASPER REPORTS
  • JASPER REPORTS - IREPORT
  • JASPER REPORT QUERY
  • CREATING JASPER REPORTS• Jasper  iReport as design tool – Select a report template – Create a new report based on a query – Add parameters – Test report in iReport
  • PREPARING JDEVELOPER AND ADF• Make sure to add Jasper libraries to ADF project
  • PREPARING THE CALL • Create a bean and method to invoke the report<managed-bean id="__13"> <managed-bean-name id="__14">jasperReportBean</managed-bean-name> <managed-bean-class id="__15"> com.blogspot.lucbors.reporting.view.orarep.JasperReportBean </managed-bean-class> <managed-bean-scope id="__16">request</managed-bean-scope> </managed-bean>
  • CALLING THE JASPER REPORT • How to invoke the Jasper report ? – Get a handle to your template InputStream is = new FileInputStream ( new File("C:/ReportingTools/myReports/MyFirstReport.jrxml")); – Define the file that will hold the generated reportOutputStream os=new FileOutputStream( new File(this.filepath+this.reportname)); – Optionally fill parameters Map parameters = new HashMap(); parameters.put("P_DEPARTMENT_ID", getDepartmentId());
  • CALL AND SHOW THE REPORT • Call ………<af:commandToolbarButton text="Run Oracle Report" id="cb3“ actionListener="#{oracleReportBean.runOracleReport}"> <af:showPopupBehavior popupId=":::showOraRpt" triggerType="click"/></af:commandToolbarButton>
  • JASPER REPORTING • Invoke the report ………JasperDesign jasperDesign = JRXmlLoader.load(is);JasperReport jasperReport = JasperCompileManager.compileReport(jasperDesign);JasperPrint jasperPrint = JasperFillManager.fillReport(jasperReport, parameters, conn);JasperExportManager.exportReportToPdfStream(jasperPrint, os); • ……. And Show the result JasperViewer.viewReport(jasperPrint, false);
  • JASPER REPORTING• ….. And the result….
  • I DONT WANT MY OWN REPORTSERVER
  • REPORTING FROM THE CLOUD
  • DOCMOSIS REPORTING
  • CREATING TEMPLATES
  • UPLOAD TO THE CLOUD
  • CALLING THE CLOUD FROM ADF• Setup a connection• Build the request• Write request to outputstream
  • PREPARING THE CALL • Create a bean and method to invoke the report <managed-bean id="__13"> <managed-bean-name id="__14">docmosisReportBean</managed-bean-name> <managed-bean-class id="__15"> com.blogspot.lucbors.reporting.view.docmosis.DocmosisReportBean </managed-bean-class> <managed-bean-scope id="__16">request</managed-bean-scope> </managed-bean> • Provide report parametersprivate static final String DWS_RENDER_URL = "https://dws.docmosis.com/services/rs/render";private static final String ACCESS_KEY = “<your acces key>";private static final String OUTPUT_FORMAT = "pdf";private static final String OUTPUT_FILE = "myWelcome." + OUTPUT_FORMAT;
  • CONSTRUCTING THE CALL • Construct Report Server URL; Including the parametersprivate static String buildRequestForEmployee() { // the name of the template in our cloud account we want to use String templateName = "/KScopeDemoTemplate.doc"; StringBuilder sb = new StringBuilder(); // Start building the instruction sb.append("<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>"); sb.append("<render n"); sb.append("accessKey="").append(ACCESS_KEY).append("" "); sb.append("templateName="").append(templateName).append("" "); sb.append("outputName="").append(OUTPUT_FILE).append("">n");
  • CONSTRUCTING THE CALL • Adding the Data// now add the data specifically for this template sb.append("<datan"); sb.append(" date="").append(new Date()).append(""n"); sb.append(" title="Creating documents with Docmosis from ADF ">n"); String[] messages = { "Reporting from ADF Applications - What are the Options? John Flack", "ADF Data Visualization Tips & Techniques. Chris Muir", "How to Bring Common UI Patterns to ADF. Luc Bors", "and many many more......"}; for (int i = 0; i < messages.length; i++) { sb.append("<suggestions msg="").append(messages[i]).append(""/>n"); } sb.append("</data>n"); sb.append("</render>n");
  • CALL AND SHOW THE REPORT • Call ……… <af:commandToolbarButton text="Run docmosis Report" id="cb5" actionListener="#{docmosisReportBean.runDocmosisReport}"> <af:showPopupBehavior popupId=":::showDocmosisReport" triggerType="action"/></af:commandToolbarButton> • ……. And Show the report <af:popup id="showDocmosisReport" animate="default"> <af:panelWindow id="pw2" modal="true" title="The report" contentHeight="625" contentWidth="700" resize="on"> <af:inlineFrame id="if2" shortDesc="This is an inline frame“ source="/showpdfservlet?name=#{docmosisReportBean.docmosisreportname}" styleClass="AFStretchWidth" inlineStyle="height:600px;"></af:inlineFrame> </af:panelWindow></af:popup>
  • SHOWING THE RESULT
  • REPORTING; YOUR OPTIONS
  • COMMON FEATURES
  • PRO’S AND CON’S ?
  • ARE THERE OTHER ALTERNATIVES?
  • MORE REPORTING IN THE FMW TRACK
  • RESOURCES• OTN – Reports : http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/reports/overvie w/index.html• OTN – BI Publisher : http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/bi- publisher/overview/index.html• Jasper : http://jasperforge.org/projects/jasperreports• Docmosis : https://www.docmosis.com/• OS Reporting overview : http://java-source.net/open- source/charting-and-reporting• AMIS tech blog : http://technology.amis.nl• ADF-EMG site : http://groups.google.com/group/adf- methodology/web/adf-reporting?pli=1
  • A SPECIAL REPORTReporting solutions for ADF ApplicationsLuc BorsOracle Certified ADF Implementation SpecialistAMIS Services, The NetherlandsOracle ADF Specialized PartnerMonday, June 25, 2012ODTUG KScope 12San Antonio, Texas, USA