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An ADF Special Report

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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 using open source reporting solutions and solutions provided by Oracle.

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An ADF Special Report

  1. 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
  2. 2. REPORTING
  3. 3. I USE ADF, WHAT ABOUT REPORTS ?
  4. 4. ORACLE REPORTS DEVELOPER
  5. 5. CREATING ORACLE REPORTS• Example: – Employees per Department Report – Parameter P_DEPARTMENT_ID
  6. 6. HOW TO CALL THE REPORT ?
  7. 7. USING ORACLE REPORTS• Use Case : Invoke the report for the currently selected Department in an ADF table
  8. 8. 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=“;
  9. 9. 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(); }
  10. 10. 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>
  11. 11. SHOWING THE ORACLE REPORT• ….. and the result…..
  12. 12. CAN I USE FMW REPORTING TOOLS ?
  13. 13. ORACLE BI PUBLISHER
  14. 14. ORACLE BI PUBLISHER
  15. 15. ORACLE BI PUBLISHER
  16. 16. ORACLE BI PUBLISHER
  17. 17. 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>";
  18. 18. 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());……..
  19. 19. 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>
  20. 20. SHOWING THE BI PUBLISHER REPORT
  21. 21. ARE THERE OPEN SOURCE TOOLS ?
  22. 22. JASPER REPORTS
  23. 23. JASPER REPORTS - IREPORT
  24. 24. JASPER REPORT QUERY
  25. 25. 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
  26. 26. PREPARING JDEVELOPER AND ADF• Make sure to add Jasper libraries to ADF project
  27. 27. 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>
  28. 28. 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());
  29. 29. 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>
  30. 30. 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);
  31. 31. JASPER REPORTING• ….. And the result….
  32. 32. I DONT WANT MY OWN REPORTSERVER
  33. 33. REPORTING FROM THE CLOUD
  34. 34. DOCMOSIS REPORTING
  35. 35. CREATING TEMPLATES
  36. 36. UPLOAD TO THE CLOUD
  37. 37. CALLING THE CLOUD FROM ADF• Setup a connection• Build the request• Write request to outputstream
  38. 38. 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;
  39. 39. 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");
  40. 40. 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");
  41. 41. 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>
  42. 42. SHOWING THE RESULT
  43. 43. REPORTING; YOUR OPTIONS
  44. 44. COMMON FEATURES
  45. 45. PRO’S AND CON’S ?
  46. 46. ARE THERE OTHER ALTERNATIVES?
  47. 47. MORE REPORTING IN THE FMW TRACK
  48. 48. 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
  49. 49. 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

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