I’ll be going to the UKOUG Tech 14 conference in Liverpool in December to give one of my favorite presentations: “APEX or ADF? From Requirements to Tool Choice”. I’m also leading the Development Tools roundtable, which is always lively at the UKOUG conference. If you want to discuss your options as a developer in the Oracle world, UKOUG Tech 14 is the place to be.
Packt Publishing has a “buy one, get two” offer that runs until Wednesday. If you don’t have my ADF books, this would be a great opportunity to buy my new book Oracle ADF Enterprise Application Development – Made Simple: Second Edition and get a free copy of Developing Web Applications with Oracle ADF Essentials (or the other way around
A long tail is a distribution of some data point where a few data point have a high value, but most of the data points have a much lower value. When sorting the data points by value, there will be a large “head” and a long “tail”.
Application usage displays the “long tail” characteristic: A few screens are used much more than others.
If you are re-developing your application, for example moving from Oracle Forms (more...)
The Winter 2014 issue is almost a book: 136 pages of high-quality technology articles by some of the leading experts in their respective fields. My contribution is the article “From Requirements to Tool Choice” about how to choose the right Oracle development tools (ADF, APEX, or Forms).
And did I mention it (more...)
The first issue of my ADF Mastery newsletter has just been published (sign up here if you missed it). In this issue, I discuss Oracle ADF skill levels.
If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization.
Gerald Weinberg, Weinberg’s Second Law
Too many programmers simply Google for a code snippet that seems like it might solve the problem at hand, and use it (more...)
I’m establishing an ADF community here in Denmark (primarily Copenhagen) where we can meet face to face and discuss our ADF projects and challenges across companies and projects. The next meeting is on January 7 – please sign up here:
In 2014, I’ll be sending out a monthly ADF newsletter to help you on your way towards mastering ADF. If you sign up for the newsletter before Christmas, you’ll be entered into the drawing for a copy of my latest book “Developing Web Applications with Oracle ADF Essentials”. Sign up (more...)
When I run the application,
If I (more...)
Here is my experiences with installing ADF 184.108.40.206.0 on Red Hat 6 (64-bit) using Java 7.
FMW releases are big and complicated. Between the main FMW releases, Oracle release some products on separate “branches”. This is to fast track new features.
ADF 11g Release 2 is such a fast track product. The latest ADF 11g release 1 version is 220.127.116.11 and the latest release 2 is 11.1. (more...)
Extra from jar files
# FMW 12.1.2 [oracle@wintermute ~]$ cd /u01/app/oracle/product/adf12c/oracle_common [oracle@wintermute oracle_common]$ unzip -p modules/oracle.adf.share_12.1.2/adf-share-support.jar | tr '[\000-\011\013-\037\177-\377]' '.' | grep "JDEVADF" Oracle-Label: JDEVADF_18.104.22.168.0_GENERIC_130608.2330.6668. Oracle-Label-JDEVADF: JDEVADF_22.214.171.124.0_GENERIC_130608.2330.6668. # FMW 126.96.36.199 [oracle@wintermute ~]$ cd /u01/app/oracle/product/osb111/oracle_common [oracle@wintermute oracle_common]$ unzip -p modules/oracle.adf.share_11.1.1/adf-share-support.jar | tr '[\000-\011\013-\037\177-\377]' '.' | grep JDEVADF (more...)
There are lots of ways of building ADF applications, so there is a very large number of possible architectures. I’ve found that three good architectures are:
In a simple architecture, you build the entire application in one workspace. Business components go into a model project in the (more...)
One of the great features of ADF is the easy out-of-the-box support for Partial Page Rendering (PPR) using the partialTriggers, autoSubmit and partialSubmit properties. And when things get a bit more complex there is a very easy API to do it programmatically. But what if
- you don’t know beforehand (more...)
Next week, I’m off for the OUGN Spring Conference that the Norwegian Oracle User Group arranges on board a cruise ship sailing from Oslo to Kiel and back. This event gathers the Oracle A-List, including Tom Kyte, Cary Millsap, Bryn Llewellyn, Mark Rittman, Markus Eisele and many others – it’s (more...)
Here one day before deadline, I have entered almost my entire current catalog of presentations for consideration in the Oracle OpenWorld 2013 agenda. One new for this year: “Worst Oracle ADF Project Ever”
If you would like me to speak at one of your events, the following are the presentations (more...)
I recently had to upgrade a WebLogic Server with ADF for a customer. It was WebLogic 10.3.4 to 10.3.6 and ADF 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206. They also used Enterprise Manager.
Everything went fine except for the Enterprise Manager which ended up (more...)
In this article we will try to understand the meaning of those file descriptors.
This is the first part of this article regarding those file descriptors. We are going to have a very simple approach on things..
-When are they created?
Those files are (more...)