Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse User Guide

The Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse (OEPE) is a set of plug-ins designed to support Java EE development, especially where Eclipse is your preferred IDE.

The following are the key features of OEPE:

Oracle Application Development Framework Support

OEPE provides a set of plugins for the Eclipse IDE designed to create, configure, and run Oracle ADF applications.

For more information, see Oracle ADF Tools.

Oracle WebLogic Server Support

Using OEPE, you can develop, deploy, and debug Oracle WebLogic Server applications.

OEPE supports the following versions of Oracle WebLogic Server:

Note that there is limited support for versions 9.1, 9.0, and 8.1.

Using OEPE, you can do the following:

For more information, see Feature Overview.

Oracle Public Cloud Support

You can develop applications in OEPE and deploy them to Oracle Public Cloud. For more information, see Oracle Public Cloud Tools.

Support for Web Services

OEPE lets you to build enterprise-class Web services that employ standard Web service technologies, such as XML, SOAP, and WSDL. OEPE simplifies Web service development by allowing you to focus on application logic, rather than the complex implementation details traditionally required by these technologies.

For more information, see the following:

Oracle Database Support

OEPE's database support lets you easily connect to, create, explore, and query Oracle databases. Support includes database visualization through the Data Source Explorer view and DDL generation.

For more information, see Getting Started With the Oracle Database Plugin for Eclipse DTP

Support for Object-Relational Mappings

With OEPE, you can create a persistence layer that uses EJB 3.0 JPA.

For more information, see the following:

Support for Spring

Using OEPE, you can generate Spring configuration and beans from persistence mappings.

For more information, see the following:

Support for Coherence

OEPE provides support for Oracle Coherence.

For more information, see Configuring Projects for Coherence.

Support for Web Application Development

OEPE simplifies various aspects of your Web application development process.

For more information, see the following:

Support for Struts

OEPE lets you use Struts framework in your Web application development.

For more information, see Generating Struts Artifacts.

JSF Facelets Tools

OEPE includes a JSF Facelets technology preview. Using Facelets, you can develop JSF pages using XHTML instead of JSP.

For more information, see the following: