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Oracle ADF Faces Cookbook by Amr Gawish

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Putting data on maps

There are two map components inside Oracle ADF Data Visualization components—geographic map and thematic map. The following list explains them:

  • Geographic map – This map represents business data in one or more map layers of information (themes) that is tiled on a map. In order to work with a geographic map, you require a connection to a MapViewer service and, optionally, a Geocoder service.
  • Thematic map – This map represents business data as patterns in shapes, areas, and markers. The good thing about a thematic map is that it doesn't require a connection of any kind as its focus is more on the data and not on actual maps.

In this recipe, we will use the Thematic Map component to graphically display the number of employees in ...

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