ApacheCon Europe 2012

Rhein-Neckar-Arena, Sinsheim, Germany

5–8 November 2012

OFBiz - Framework Overview

Sascha Rodekamp , Sebastian Leitner

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This talk introduces you to the OFBiz framework. It shows the fundamental architecture and design and gives you an overview what happens under the surface.


This Session gives an overview of the fundamentals of the OFBiz framework. We start at the entity model to demonstrate the universal design for different kinds of applications. Go to the Service layer where the business logic and other services can be found and end at the user interface level which provides a rich tool set to create powerful views.

Outline: 1.) Introduction –Basic information about the OFBiz Project 2.) Data Layer – The Entity Model and Entity Engine 3.) Logical Layer – The Service Engine 4.) User Interface Layer – Requests & View Definitions