Not all SQL databases provide a Boolean data type and SQLFire which uses Derby has no BOOLEAN data type. In order to use BOOLEAN you can use a SMALLINT using values as 0 or 1 and then make API calls with the JDBC driver calling ResultSet.getBoolean() to give you (more...)
It is not uncommon for people to override the
method in an ADF BC Entity
to do some additional work just before posting changes to the database. The official documentation even describes this extension point as being an equivalent to the Oracle Forms Post Processing triggers
In an earlier post, I explained the purpose and usage of the Oracle Wallet Manager. This explanation assumed that the user has the ability to use the graphical user interface to execute the OWM program included with each DBMS installation.
However, sometimes there is no graphical user interface (more...)
I've had issues with this blog sometimes being very slow on my iPhone when using Wi-Fi. I finally figured out what is going and it seems like Vodafone (Netherlands) are to blame.
I noticed my browser is trying to download http://126.96.36.199/jsi/flash.php?file=gordon.js&max-age=3600
which never succeeds (more...)
According to wikipedia
24% of the world's population uses a comma as decimal separator, including The Netherlands where I live. This means entering numeric information with the numeric keypad on the keyboard can be challenging. You can only use it to type a decimal point (.) while we need (more...)
We've all heard it coming probably. Yesterday the official roadmap update for JavaEE and GlassFish was updated and published
. And beginning with the title the whole post was basically about one thing: GlassFish Server as we know it today is deprecated from a full blown product to a toy product. (more...)
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.
You probably have heard about the new upcoming Java centered conference in Germany next year. JavaLand 2014
will open its gates for two days. So make sure you are around when this new conference will become the hub of the German Java developer scene. I'm proudly part of the (more...)
A lot of companies use Salesforce to manage their customers and contacts. In addition Mailchimp can be used for sending out mailings to these connections. Mailchimp also captures information about what people did with these mails. This can be useful information for your CRM. A while ago, I was asked (more...)
In this post I will put 5 other new 12c features in the spotlight (in addition to the features of a previous post), that really makes the 12c an improvement against the previous versions of the Oracle database.
To get this result I listed up all the major new (more...)
Another article hit the road today. This time a comprehensive introduction to CapeDwarf which is Red Hat's Google App Engine implementation for AS 7. In German iX Magazine 11/2013.
CapeDwarf tries to bring Google's App Engine to JBoss AS7
Red Hat's CapeDwarf project tries to bring two well-established technologies (more...)
I've taken the previous posts offline. The examples used in my posts are still available at: https://sites.google.com/site/oraont/system/app/pages/sitemap/hierarchy
Packt was so kind to send me another book to look at. I've always been curious about testing in general and I was looking for some good stuff to hand to co-workers or otherwise interested people to get started with TestNG.Abstract
Unit/Functional testing has now become part of every (more...)