I typically structure my applications to use a SharedBC and SharedViewController project. I create a deployment profile for each and deploy them on a network shared folder as an "ADF Library JAR File."
Now any developer can create a "File System" resource in their Resource Palette.
After that you should be able to see your deployed libraries when you expand the resource.
If you want you could also set the dependency on the shared VC from the build output of the shared BC and deploy just one ADF Shared Lib. So it just depends on how you modular you want your components to be. Now the shared code is packaged and ready to be consumed by other applications in your enterprise. This will allow your development team to be more productive and allow them to only change code in fewer places. I suggest you start on a small scale to make sure everyone understands the capabilities and the benefits of this before things get a little hairy. I would put together a few POCs using this method and do a write up explaining why and how to use this.
In future posts I'll go into setting up extended base classes in your model application, ADF logging, controller utility examples, binding examples, and some tips and tricks in Skinning/Templating.
Came across your blog from LinkedIn.Good work.
WRT your topic here , yes I agree.For the sake of modularity , it is better to have shared jars.In our project , we have about 15-20 independent ADF applications which are deployed as libraries(jar files).
We also have a common application which houses all our common EO's,VO's,Taskflows,web services etc and each project in this application is ultimately deployed as a jar.
All these are ultimately consumed by our webcenter portal project(Main application which handles our menu structure,navigation etc).
What are your thoughts on cyclic dependency between jars ? I know it is a bad practice.
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To answer your question:
1. If your shared libraries (15-20) have common code then I would deploy each to a Shared Resources or Reusable JAR folder. Then take those shared common jars and deploy them as a shared library on the server. So you're not cluttering your application deployment.
Does this make sense?
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