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 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.

Support for Web Services

OEPE allows 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

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:

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

OEPE lets you generate Spring configuration and beans from persistence mappings.

For more information, see Using OEPE to Generate Spring Artifacts.