It doesn’t seem to be announced, but newly released ADF 188.8.131.52 is shipped with Alta UI support. All you need to do, is to set alta skin name in trinidad config file. This enables applications running on ADF 11g platform to leverage new Oracle UI layout and to be prepared for ADF 12c upgrade. Besides Alta UI, there are several new UI components, one of them is Scrollable Bar (ConveyorBelt) – Displaying Components in a Scrollable Bar. This is simple, but quite useful component – I’m going to demonstrate how it works. Conveyor Belt is able to render elements horizontally or vertically. This is perfect component to render key information, user could select one of the items available on the belt and get more info fetched. This is how it looks like – conveyor of employee pictures with first/last names, rendered in the vertical belt on the left:
If there are more items in the conveyor belt, than could fit into visible UI part – user could scroll (right/left and down/up). Here I scroll down and select another employee, his detail data is displayed in the main section: Read the complete article here.
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