DataBind Oracle Sales Data to the DevExpress Data Grid

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Use the CData ADO.NET Provider for Oracle Sales with the DevExpress Windows Forms and Web controls to provide Oracle Sales data to a chart.

The CData ADO.NET Provider for Oracle Sales implements standard ADO.NET data access components that can be used with third-party controls. The standard ADO.NET process for databinding can be followed to enable bidirectional access to live data from UI controls. In this article we show how to use the CData components to databind to the DevExpress Windows Forms and Web controls; you will databind to a chart that displays current data.

Oracle Sales uses Basic authentication over SSL; after setting the following connection properties, you are ready to connect:

  • Username: Set this to the user name that you use to log into your Oracle Cloud service.
  • Password: Set this to your password.
  • HostURL: Set this to the Web address (URL) of your Oracle Cloud service.

Windows Forms Controls

The code below shows how to populate a DevExpress chart with Oracle Sales data. The OracleSalesCloudDataAdapter binds to the Series property of the chart control. The Diagram property of the control defines the x- and y-axes as the column names.

using (OracleSalesCloudConnection connection = new OracleSalesCloudConnection( "HostURL=https://my.host.oraclecloud.com; Username=abc123; Password=abcdef;")) { OracleSalesCloudDataAdapter dataAdapter = new OracleSalesCloudDataAdapter( "SELECT OptyId, Name FROM Opportunities", connection); DataTable table = new DataTable(); dataAdapter.Fill(table); DevExpress.XtraCharts.Series series = new DevExpress.XtraCharts.Series(); chartControl1.Series.Add(series); series.DataSource = table; series.ValueDataMembers.AddRange(new string[] { "Name" }); series.ArgumentScaleType = DevExpress.XtraCharts.ScaleType.Qualitative; series.ArgumentDataMember = "OptyId"; series.ValueScaleType = DevExpress.XtraCharts.ScaleType.Numerical; chartControl1.Legend.Visibility = DevExpress.Utils.DefaultBoolean.False; ((DevExpress.XtraCharts.SideBySideBarSeriesView)series.View).ColorEach = true; }

Web Controls

The code below shows how to populate a DevExpress Web control with Oracle Sales data. The OracleSalesCloudDataAdapter binds to the Series property of the chart; the Diagram property defines the x- and y-axes as the column names.

using DevExpress.XtraCharts; using (OracleSalesCloudConnection connection = new OracleSalesCloudConnection( "HostURL=https://my.host.oraclecloud.com; Username=abc123; Password=abcdef;")) { OracleSalesCloudDataAdapter OracleSalesCloudDataAdapter1 = new OracleSalesCloudDataAdapter("SELECT OptyId, Name FROM Opportunities", connection); DataTable table = new DataTable(); OracleSalesCloudDataAdapter1.Fill(table); DevExpress.XtraCharts.Series series = new Series("Series1", ViewType.Bar); WebChartControl1.Series.Add(series); series.DataSource = table; series.ValueDataMembers.AddRange(new string[] { "Name" }); series.ArgumentScaleType = ScaleType.Qualitative; series.ArgumentDataMember = "OptyId"; series.ValueScaleType = ScaleType.Numerical; ((DevExpress.XtraCharts.SideBySideBarSeriesView)series.View).ColorEach = true; }