[Video] Getting Started with Formspider

Yesterday we hosted a webinar for people who are interested in learning Formspider but could not find the time. Don’t worry if you missed it though! Below is a recording of the event.

The webinar consists of seven parts:

1) About Gerger, the company behind Formspider.

2) Brief history of Formspider and a short overview of its references and success stories.

3) Formspider Benefits & Features.

4) Formspider Architecture

5) Overview of the Formspider IDE


Learn to Build Web Apps with PL/SQL and Formspider!

You want to learn how to build first class web applications with PL/SQL but you cannot find the time to start? We are hosting a free webinar just for you! Join us and learn how you can build great web applications with PL/SQL using Formspider.

During the webinar we'll cover the following topics:

  • Formspider Benefits&Features 
  • Formspider Fundamentals: UI Design, Querying and Modifying Data, Using the API's, Working with the IDE. 
  • Sample Application Development with (more...)

PL/SQL Developers! Formspider 1.9 is Out

We are very excited to announce the availability of Formspider 1.9. Formspider 1.9 has many new features that make building applications with Formspider better than ever.

Beautiful New Themes

FS 1.9 includes six beautiful new themes with modern, flat design.

Stateful Database Connections

With FS 1.9 applications can now run in a stateful database connection. This enables Formspider developers to use many features of the Oracle Database in their applications such (more...)

Introducing Formspider 1.9

For the past year, we've been working hard on the new version of Formspider, the application development tool for Oracle PL/SQL Developers
Join our special virtual event on July 7th and become one of the first people who'll find out what we have in store for you.
Whether you are a IT Manager trying to modernize your legacy software, an Oracle Forms Developer looking for a new development tool that is suitable to (more...)

Introducing Formspider 1.9, the Web Application Development Framework for PL/SQL Developers.

The new version of Formspider is coming out this summer. Join our webinar and find out its new features and how your organization can benefit from them. 

The following topics will be covered during the webinar: 
- New features in Formspider version 1.9 
- Formspider architecture&benefits 
- Introduction to development with Formspider 

You can sign up for the webinar at this link.

Case Study: Oracle Forms Migration to Formspider

TEAM GmbH, a Formspider customer from Germany, has successfully migrated their product ProStore from Oracle Forms to Formspider. We recently did a joint webinar with TEAM GmbH about their project. In particular we talked about the following topics:

- What other products did TEAM look at?

- Why did TEAM choose Formspider?

- What are the benefits of using Formspider?

- What is it like to work with the company behind Formspider?

- What (more...)

Oracle Forms Migration to Formspider

We’d like to invite you to our free webinar about migrating Oracle Forms applications to Formspider. Join our webinar and find out how the Formspider customer TEAM GmbH from Germany migrated their large (500+ forms) Oracle Forms based product to Formspider with a fraction of the cost compared to the alternatives.
The webinar will be presented by Frank Zscherlich (Division Manager, TEAM GmbH), Michael Wibberg (Product Manager, TEAM GmbH) and Yalim K. Gerger (Founder, (more...)

Oracle Forms Modernization Webinar

Below, you see a short demo of an Oracle Forms application rebuilt with Formspider by five Forms developers from TEAM GmbH.

Join our joint webinar with TEAM GmbH and find out how they successfully rebuilt their product ProStore with Formsipder.

The webinar will be presented by Frank Zscherlich (division manager logistics, TEAM GmbH), Michael Wibberg (product manager, lead of product development, TEAM GmbH) and Yalim K. Gerger (Founder of Formspider).

In the webinar the following (more...)

Version Control for PL/SQL Webinar

Thanks to everyone who attended the "Introduction to Gitora, the free version control tool for PL/SQL" webinar. You can watch a recording of the webinar below.

Introducing Gitora, the free version control tool for PL/SQL from Yalim K. Gerger on Vimeo.

You can also view the slides of the webinar below:

How Do You Manage Your PL/SQL Code Base?

Do you put your PL/SQL code in version control? If not, you are missing out on a great way to increase your productivity. Join our webinar and learn how you can use Gitora, the free version control tool for PL/SQL to manage your PL/SQL code base.

With Gitora you can:
  • Revert to a previous state of your code base automatically.
  • Create branches of your PL/SQL code base, switch between them and merge them whenever you want automatically.

Free Version Control Tool for PL/SQL is now available for download

We are pleased to announced that Gitora, the free version control tool for PL/SQL, is available for download.

The Case for migrating your Oracle Forms applications to Formspider

We’ve been getting a lot of inquiries asking whether we have a tool that will automatically convert Oracle Forms applications to Formspider.
We don’t have an automatic converter. We don’t view this as a disadvantage at all. We are solving the modernization problem with a different approach:
Formspider does not automatically converts your Forms applications to web apps but it converts your Forms developers to first rate web developers.
We think this approach produces the (more...)

Free Version Control Tool for Oracle Database

Gitora is a free version control tool for PL/SQL. Gitora hooks Git to the Oracle database and helps you manage your PL/SQL code easily.

It helps you perform common version control tasks such as reverting to previous commit point, branching, merging and cloning. Gitora updates the PL/SQL objects in the database automatically when version control tasks are performed eliminating the need to save files to an OS folder manually. It also implements a check-in check out (more...)

Webinar: Building Secure Apps with PL/SQL and Formspider

We are hosting a free Formspider webinar on November 25th. Join in and find out how Formspider helps PL/SQL developers build secure web applications.

In the webinar, the following topics will be covered:

- Formspider Security Architecture
- Built-in countermeasures in Formspider for OWASP Top 10 Security Vulnerabilities
- Introduction to Formspider Authentication and Authorization Repository

Sign up now.

Git for PL/SQL

Gitora, the free version control system for PL/SQL is launching early December '14. Gitora hooks Git to the Oracle database and helps you manage your PL/SQL code easily. Sign up at http://www.gitora.com to get notified when the product launches.

Please share this news in your social networks and help us spread the word.

Thank you.

Three Level Master Detail with Formspider and PL/SQL

TANI, a subsidiary of the Koç Holding, provides value-added integrated marketing solutions for offline, digital and mobile platforms. TANI chose Formspider, the application development tool for PL/SQL developers, to implement the application that manages its core business.

Business Need

TANI wanted to improve the efficiency of their business unit and help them make better decisions. As part of this goal TANI decided to upgrade the current campaign management application which is used (more...)

Free Formspider Webinar (an APEX Alternative)

We'd like to invite you to our free Formspider webinar on October 7th. In the webinar, you'll get a chance to find out how Formspider can help you build great web applications with PL/SQL and why we think Formspider is better than APEX.

More importantly, current Formspider customers will join the webinar and talk about their experience with the product.

The webinar is free but space is limited. Sign up now.

New Formspider version integrates Git with PL/SQL

Today, we are thrilled to announce the new version of Formspider. Formspider 1.8 opens up possibilities that are currently unavailable to APEX developers.

Built-In Version Control
Formspider 1.8 integrates the prominent version control system Git to Formspider. Formspider developers are now able to manage the source code of their applications (both Formspider application objects and PL/SQL code) right within the Formspider IDE.

Formspider Version Control Highlights:
  • Improved Team Productivity
    Create and (more...)

Formspider Authentication and Authorization Repository for PL/SQL

We are very excited to announce the release of Formspider Desktop 1.7. FS Desktop 1.7 includes one of the most requested features by our customers.
Built-In Security Repository
FS Desktop 1.7 comes with an integrated authentication and authorization repository. Formspider developers are now able to secure both data and UI elements and grant access rights to users directly from the Formspider IDE.
Formspider Security Highlights:

Forms-like scrolling on Web with PL/SQL

Implementing smoothly scrolling Grids in Web applications (a.k.a Infinite Scroll) has always been a challenge for developers. In particuler, PL/SQL Developers just don’t understand why such a great feature which has been available in Oracle Forms for decades is so hard to implement in Web applications.
Today, we’ve (more...)