The "Is it quick?" methodololgy. Worth it?

The biggest lesson I learnt on Oracle Fusion applications development was the importance of a well engineered product (no-brainer, isn't it?) 

This post recaps why you need a system that is well designed rather than just 'quick' -

Working with different kinds of IT (more...)

How to show/hide operators in adf:query advanced mode

In this post, I will provide a way to modify the operators list in the ADF query panel (af:query component) - i.e. to remove and add operators to the list. 
 (at the time of writing this post I didn't realise it was already documented here: (more...)

Simplified J2EE view

Entity objects = business domain objects: data + validations - we would traditionally implement these using entity EJB's, hibernate objects etc. 
View Objects = Not exactly J2EE TO's - I find this an abstraction unique to ADF encapsulating the POJO and a query.
Application Module = the API interface (more...)

Oracle OpenWorld

Due to conflicting engagements (family / clients / potential clients) I couldn't physically be there but what's broadband Internet for?! With my 'on demand' pass I will still be able to follow the 24 hour delayed recorded keynotes and other sessions.
The welcome keynote would've started now as I write and like (more...)

The Middle Tier 2010-09-17 01:56:00

That's what my my webcenter wls_spaces server throws up (It's the 64-bit Sun JDK 1.6):

Exception in thread "[STANDBY] ExecuteThread: '13' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.D
efault (self-tuning)'" java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space
Exception in thread "[STANDBY] ExecuteThread: '1' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.De
fault (self-tuning)'" java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: (more...)