If you’re reading this, you probably know that Oracle ADF is. If you don’t, ADF stands for Application Development Framework and is a Java development framework for building enterprise applications.
If none of that mades sense, you should stop reading, but thanks for coming.
Today, Oracle ADF Essentials, a free version ADF released under the standard OTN License was announced (h/t Prateek Kumar Shaw). So now, you can get familiar with ADF and expand your skillset for the low-low price of free.
Why would you do that? Well, it turns out that having ADF skills allows you access to a fair amount of job openings, or so a quick search indicates. Based on my very scientific studies of large, Oracle-focused conferences like COLLABORATE, Kscope and Oracle OpenWorld, ADF also seems to be a popular topic among technical folks who work with Oracle technologies.
So, if you’re looking to expand your Java skills and bolster your resume or you’re just looking to expand your personal knowledge base, check out Oracle ADF essentials.