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JHeadstart 11g TP - Magic with Wizards

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One of the main features in ADF 11g is the use of taskflows. There are different kinds of taskflows. One of these is a process train. A process train (the ADF name for wizard) can be used to guide the end user step by step through a rather difficult process. In this post I describe how you can use JHeadstart to generate the wizard for you.

The very difficult (duh) process in his case is the entry of a new employee. For that I need a three step wizard.

The first steps are the same as always. Create a new fusion wep application, create new Business Components from tables, and only pick the Departments and Employees, enable JHeadstart on the view controller project, and finally create a new service definition for the datacontrol (accept al the defaults).

According to JHeadstart help, to spread items of one group over multiple wizard pages, you should place the items in an item region and set the layout style of the regions container to "separatePages". Let's do that.

Create t…