ORACLE FORM DEVELOPER & REPORT DEVELOPER

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Syllabus

Introducing Oracle Forms Developer and Forms Services

  • Grid Computing
  • Oracle 10g Products
  • Oracle Application Server 10g Architecture
  • Benefits and Components of Oracle Developer Suite 10g
  • Running a Forms Developer Application
  • Working in the Forms Developer Environment

Creating Forms Modules

  • Creating a Basic Forms Module
  • Creating a Master-Detail Forms Module
  • Modifying the Data Block
  • Modifying the Layout

Working with Data Blocks and Frames

  • Using the Property Palette
  • Managing Object Properties
  • Creating and Using Visual Attributes
  • Controlling the Behavior and Appearance of Data Blocks
  • Controlling Frame Properties
  • Creating Control Blocks
  • Deleting Data Blocks

Working with Input Items

  • Creating Text Items
  • Controlling the Behavior and Appearance of Text Items
  • Creating LOVs
  • Defining Editors
  • Creating Check Boxes
  • Creating List Items
  • Creating Radio Groups

Working with Non Input Items

  • Creating a Display Item
  • Creating an Image Item
  • Creating a Push Button
  • Creating a Calculated Item
  • Creating a Hierarchical Tree Item
  • Creating a Bean Area Item

Working with Windows and Canvases

  • Overview of Windows and Canvases
  • Displaying a Forms Module in Multiple Windows
  • Creating a New Window
  • Displaying a Forms Module on Multiple Layouts
  • Creating a New Content Canvas
  • Creating a New Stacked Canvas
  • Creating a New Toolbar Canvas
  • Creating a New Tab Canvas

Producing Triggers

  • Grouping Triggers into Categories
  • Defining Trigger Components: Type, Code, and Scope
  • Specifying Execution Hierarchy
  • Using the PL/SQL Editor
  • Writing Trigger Code
  • Using Variables and Built-ins
  • Using the When-Button-Pressed and When-Window-Closed Triggers

Debugging Triggers

  • The Debugging Process
  • The Debug Console
  • Setting Breakpoints
  • Debugging Tips
  • Running a Form in Debug Mode
  • Stepping through Code

Adding Functionality to Items

  • Coding Item Interaction Triggers
  • Defining Functionality for Check Boxes
  • Changing List Items at Run Time
  • Displaying LOVs from Buttons
  • Populating Image Items
  • Populating and Displaying Hierarchical Trees
  • Interacting with JavaBeans

Run-Time Messages and Alerts

  • Built-ins and Handling Errors
  • Controlling System Messages
  • The FORM_TRIGGER_FAILURE Exception
  • Using Triggers to Intercept System Messages
  • Creating and Controlling Alerts
  • Handling Server Errors

Query Triggers

  • SELECT Statements Issued During Query Processing
  • WHERE and ORDER BY Clauses and the ONETIME_WHERE Property
  • Writing Query Triggers
  • Query Array Processing
  • Coding Triggers for Enter-Query Mode
  • Overriding Default Query Processing
  • Obtaining Query Information at Run Time

Validation

  • Validation Process
  • Controlling Validation Using Properties
  • Controlling Validation Using Triggers
  • Performing Client-Side Validation with PJCs
  • Tracking Validation Status
  • Using Built-ins to Control When Validation Occurs

Navigation

  • Navigation Overview
  • Understanding Internal Navigation
  • Using Object Properties to Control Navigation
  • Writing Navigation Triggers: When-New-

Oracle Report Developer Syllabus

Introduction to Oracle Reports Developer

  • Business Intelligence
  • Enterprise Reporting
  • Oracle Reports Developer
  • Oracle Database 10g
  • Oracle Developer Suite 10g
  • Oracle Application Server 10g
  • OracleAS Reports Services
  • OracleAS Reports Services Architecture for the Web

Designing and Running Reports

  • Understanding User Requirements
  • Designing Reports
  • Tabular
  • Master-Detail
  • Master with Two Details
  • Matrix
  • Retrieving and Sharing Data
  • Running a Report

Working in Oracle Reports Developer

  • Reports Developer Executables
  • Invoking Reports Builder
  • Reports Builder Modules
  • Report Data and Layout
  • Reports Builder Components
  • Object Navigator
  • Report-Level Objects
  • Data Model Objects

Creating a Paper Report

  • Report Module Components
  • Building a Paper Report
  • Viewing the Paper Report Output
  • Saving the Report Definition
  • Reentering the Wizard
  • Creating Break Reports
  • Break Report Labels
  • Creating Mailing Labels and Letters

Enhancing a Basic Paper Report

  • What Is the Paper Design?
  • The Paper Design Window
  • Modifying a Report
  • Aligning Columns
  • Setting a Format Mask
  • Manipulating Objects
  • Modifying Visual Attributes
  • Applying Conditional Formatting

Managing Report Templates

  • Using Report Templates
  • Modifying a Template
  • Customizing the Template Margin
  • Adding Web Links to a Template for Report HTML Output
  • Predefining Your Own Templates
  • Adding a Template Preview Image

Creating a Web Report

  • What Is JSP Technology?
  • JSP Advantages
  • Simple JSP Example
  • Building a Web Report
  • Using the Report Wizard
  • Report Editor: Web Source View
  • JSP Tags
  • Web Source Example

Enhancing Reports Using the Data Model: Queries and Group

  • The Data Model Objects
  • Modifying Properties of a Query
  • Applying Changes
  • Changing the Group Structure
  • Group Hierarchy
  • Ordering Data in a Group
  • Query Modifications
  • Filtering Data in a Group

Enhancing Reports Using the Data Model: Data Sources

  • Data Source Types
  • Pluggable Data Sources
  • Using XML as a Data Source
  • Document Type Definition File
  • OLAP Data Source
  • Using Text as a Data Source
  • Using JDBC as a Data Source
  • Using REF Cursor Queries

Enhancing Reports Using the Data Model: Creating Columns

  • Data Model Columns
  • Maintaining Data Source Columns
  • Producing File Content Output
  • Creating a Column
  • Creating Summary Columns
  • Displaying Subtotals
  • Displaying Percentages
  • Creating a Formula Column

Enhancing Reports Using the Paper Layout

  • Viewing the Paper Layout
  • Designing Multi-panel Report
  • Printing Multi-panel Reports
  • Different Objects in the Paper Layout
  • The Paper Layout Layers
  • Report Processing
  • Paper Layout Tools
  • Report Bursting

Controlling the Paper Layout: Common Properties

  • Modifying Paper Layout Object Properties
  • Common Layout Properties
  • Sizing Objects
  • Anchors
  • Layout Object Relationships
  • Pagination Icons in the Paper Layout
  • Controlling Print Frequency
  • Using Format Triggers

Controlling the Paper Layout: Specific Properties

  • Properties of a Repeating Frame
  • Specifying Print Direction
  • Controlling the Number of Records per Page
  • Controlling Spacing Between Records
  • Minimum Widow Records
  • System Variables
  • Valid Source Columns
  • Displaying File Contents

Web Reporting

  • Comparing Static and Dynamic Reporting
  • Adding Dynamic Content
  • Creating a Report Block
  • Invoking the Report Block Wizard
  • Examining the Web Source Code
  • rw:foreach Tag
  • rw:field Tag
  • Customizing Reports JSPs

Extending Functionality Using XML

  • Why Use XML Report Definitions?
  • Creating XML Report Definitions
  • Partial Report Definitions: Format Modification Example
  • Partial Report Definitions: Format Exception Example
  • Full Report Definition: Data Model Modification Example
  • Running XML Report Definitions
  • Debugging XML Report Definitions

Creating and Using Report Parameters

  • Creating User Parameters
  • Referencing Parameters in a Report Query
  • Using Bind References
  • Using Lexical References
  • Hints and Tips When Referencing Parameters
  • Creating a List of Values
  • Referencing System Parameters
  • Building a Paper Parameter Form

Embedding a Graph in a Report

  • Adding a Graph to a Paper Report
  • Adding a Graph to a Web Report
  • Selecting the Graph Type
  • Selecting the Graph Data
  • Adding Options to the Graph
  • Customizing Web Graphs
  • The rw:graph Tag
  • Customizing Graphs Using the Graph.XML File

Enhancing Matrix Reports

  • The Matrix Data Model
  • The Matrix Paper Layout
  • Creating Matrix Summaries
  • Creating the Matrix Manually
  • The Matrix with Group Data Model
  • The Matrix with Group Layout
  • Building a Nested Matrix
  • Nested Matrix Paper Layout

Coding PL/SQL Triggers

  • Types of Triggers in Reports
  • Trigger Code
  • Using Report Triggers
  • Using Data Model Triggers: PL/SQL Group Filter
  • Using Data Model Triggers: Parameter Validation
  • Using Layout Triggers
  • Using Format Triggers
  • Event-Based Reporting

Extending Functionality Using the SRW Package

  • Contents of the SRW Package
  • Outputting Messages
  • Executing a Nested Report
  • Restricting Data
  • Initializing Fields
  • Creating a Table of Contents
  • Performing DDL Statements
  • Setting Format Attributes

Maximizing Performance Using OracleAS Reports Services

  • Running Reports Using OracleAS Reports Services
  • Report Request Methods
  • Oracle Application Server Components
  • Enabling Single Sign-On Access
  • Running the Web Layout: JSP Run-time Architecture
  • Running the Paper Layout: Servlet Run-time Architecture
  • Running a Paper Report on the Web
  • Queue Manager

Building Reports: Efficiency Guidelines

  • Tuning Reports
  • Performance Measurement
  • Non SQL Data Sources
  • Investigating the Data Model
  • Investigating the Paper Layout
  • Running the Report
  • Different Development and Run-Time Environments
  • Developing Reports to Run in Different GUIs

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