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 are announcing the second public beta of Formspider Mobile (FS Mobile). This version brings us one step closer to our goal of enabling PL/SQL developers to build cross platform applications.
FS Mobile includes three new features:
Native iOS SupportFor the first time ever, FS Mobile enables PL/SQL (more...)
ING Emeklilik, the ING company in Turkey which operates in the insurance & personal retirement sector is a long time Formspider customer.
The latest use of Formspider at ING is in an Oracle Forms modernization project.
Today, we are releasing Formspider Desktop 1.5. FS Desktop 1.5 introduces Team Coding, a feature that’s been asked by many PL/SQL developers who work in groups.
The new Formspider IDE allows a developer to check out objects that he is working on to prevent other developers from editing (more...)
Today, we are happy to announca the release of Formspider Mobile Beta. FS Mobile will enable PL/SQL developers to build cross platform native applications for mobile devices.Go to our web site to find more about FS Mobile and download it.Highlights from FS Mobile:
1) Infinite Scroll
We are happy to announce the release of Formspider 1.4. FS 1.4 brings further improvements to the Grid component along with a bunch of other enhancements and bug fixes:
The new Grid component features the ability to lock columns. This enables users to scroll horizontally through (more...)
Craig O'Neill is the Founder and CTO of CaoSys
and a recent Formspider customer. This is the feedback he left on our Q&A site.
Here are a few resources to help you get more value out of Formspider but let’s get the most important question out of the way first:
When Can You Be Productive with Formspider?
In our experience, it takes between one to two weeks for a PL/SQL Developer to become confident (more...)
One of the initial reactions about Formspider from any audience is “But Apex is free. Why should I pay for Formspider, when Apex is free?”
You may now play the Formspider Reference Application online.
The Reference Application shows the best practices in Formspider for the most common use cases developers encounter when building applications.
Maliakos-Kleidi Construction Company uses an application built with Formspider to manage the design documents used during the construction of the Temp Tunnel in Greece. http://goo.gl/VSP0Z
Continue reading the story on the Formspider web site.
On March 26th, I will be presenting "Building Applications for the Cloud with PL/SQL" at 11:30 in Track 9 Development Tools.
We'll talk about the paradigm shift in Enterprise IT and how PL/SQL Developers can build the next generation of applications in this new paradigm.
Georgian Railways uses an application built with Formspider to manage its documents used in railroad construction and maintenance. Click here to find out why the developer chose Formspider over APEX
to build the new version of the software.