JDeveloper: How to setup and use a converter
Why are converters needed at all?
Sometimes the data you get from a source like the database table is not in a format you like to show to the user. Common cases are showing strings in special formatting, e.g. social security numbers or phone numbers. You can use converters to show the content of clob and blob columns in the UI too.
The ADF framework provided some converters out of the box: Read the complete article here.
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