Campaign Save Oracle Reports

I started last thursday the campaign "Save Oracle Reports" and I get more and more EMails. All of them have company-wide applications running with forms and reports and cannot live without reports.

One customer (thanks to Markus) pointed me on the actual OTN-Forms-Forum-Poll named "How many Oracle Reports do you (more...)

Oracle Reports is dying?

At the DOAG Development Panel yesterday was told about the future of Oracle Reports. That did not sound good

Next week there will be an important internal meeting at Oracle, where they speak over the future of Oracle Reports in the Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c. It looks like, that the (more...)

Oracle Forms 12c

"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...)

Result of the 2011 Oracle Forms poll – part 9


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...)

Result of the 2011 Oracle Forms poll – part 8

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...)

Result of the 2011 Oracle Forms poll – part 7

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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