"Oracle Forms 12c" is the new official name in the Fusion Middleware 12 universe for our good old forms!
Heard on the German Oracle User Group Conference from the development team.
So it looks like all products are getting the c (for cloud) in their name.
Let's hope, that Fusion (more...)
When I take a look at the poll results, I recognize as a major concern for many users, the fear of an uncertain future. Oracle should give a clear commitment to Forms and combat this insecurity so active.
There is a big risk that the majority of those who (more...)
What will the future bring?
What is the roadmap of Oracle Forms? All features that are mentioned below, are subject to Oracle's safe harbour statement
In other words, we may look forward to most features with reasonable certainty. If one of them now should not be installed, it will (hopefully) (more...)
Question 6: Which new Features did you wish for Forms 12?
Most named topics were:
- reintroduction Client/Server
- integration of a modern pl/sql editor
-- with auto-suggest, formatter and code completion
-- enhanced syntax highlighting
- integration of pl/sql-refactoring
- easier installation
- forms-blocks build on data grids
-- access to all records at the same time
-- switching columns
-- increase and decrease column width
- better integration of reports and java beans
- creating objects at runtime
- drag and drop
- zooming formlayout
To be continued with What will the future bring?
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Question 5: What did you think about the future of Oracle Forms?
That was not a question with an easy Yes or No. But 70% of all answers gave positive feedback.
Some answers were extreme positive or negative: For example: "More stable that all java-frameworks", "Forms Web is bad, as Client/Server full of grandeur", "There are no clever alternatives" or "Forms will die, whatever we do in the next 5, 10 or 20 years".
In most answers they repeated the appeal to Oracle, to develop Forms further: "It must be more done for Forms! Then we have a future", "Forms (more...)