My answer on Quora to “Which is the best career path to choose, Oracle ADF, or Java?”
Concentrate on Oracle ADF. ADF skills are in high demand and pay better than pure Java skills.
Because Oracle ADF is a Java-based framework, you will need to learn some basic Java as you build you ADF skills. Once you land an ADF job, you will learn more Java as you work with ADF. This allows you (more...)
My answer on Quora to “Who should create Oracle ADF skins: Developers or designers”
If you are on the latest ADF version (12.2.1.x.x), you have access to the web-based Theme Editor. In this case, your designer should use this user-friendly tool to create the skin. It has some limitations, but the designer is best placed to work around these.
In earlier ADF versions, a CSS developer is needed to develop the (more...)
It kind of feel like the hype for Microservices is slowly coming down to earth and our industry is starting to realise, that a system according to the architectural paradigms behind Microservices can't easily be created by just exposing some HTTP interfaces on top of existing components. We do seem to have agreement on the necessity of having service optimised infrastructures, cultural and organisational changes and last but not least the outer architecture or orchestration (more...)
One of most common reasons IT departments avoid database development is the belief that an application upgrade in the database causes downtime. However, nothing can be further from the truth. On the contrary, Oracle Database provides one of the most bullet proof ways to upgrade an application without any downtime: Edition Based Redefinition (EBR)EBR
is a powerful and fascinating feature of Oracle (added in version 11.2), that enables application upgrades with zero downtime (more...)
NAB have released an API to determine ATM Locations amongst other things based on a GEO location. It's documented here.https://developer.nab.com.au/docs#locations-api-get-locations-by-geo-coordinates
Here we use this API but I wanted to highlight a few things you would need to know to consume the API
1. You will need to provide the following and this has to be calculated based on a LAT/LONG. The screen shot below shows what a GEO location with a (more...)
Hi Everyone! We prepared a 30 minute demo video to show you how Gitora
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With the release of Pivotal Cloud Foundry 1.9 we added "Spring Boot Actuator In PCF" through Applications Manager Web UI. In this example below I will show what config you need on your application side to get Apps Manager Web UI to show you this information.
Spring Boot Actuator exposes information about a running Spring Boot application via an http endpoint. Get useful diagnostics about an app programmatically using these RESTful APIs: health, git (more...)
National Australia Bank (NAB) recently released a set of BETA API's as per the link below.https://developer.nab.com.au/
The following example is a Spring Boot Application that consumes the FxRates API. It's all documented on GitHub and you will need a NAB API key to run this demo. It can run stand alone as a FAT JAR through Spring Boot or deployed to Cloud Foundry, instructions appear for both.https://github.com/papicella/NABApi-fx-demo
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