The UKOUG Technology conference in Manchester hosted several very interesting sessions regarding ADF best and worst practices. Some slides are publicly available (see links at the bottom of this blog) but since there where multiple session and speakers I decided to write this blog post and share with you the most prominent do’s and don’t that might even surprise a skillful ADF developer. The topics covered below are certainly not all-encompassing, because one could write (more...)
'This is the season of giving, so for this last post of the year, I am pleased to share and make available some of our most requested cheat sheets used internally and by various implementation partners world wide. These cheat sheets were created as a part of the Oracle SOA Black Belt training sessions - advanced hands-on workshops that are available only to experienced Oracle SOA practitioners to gain deeper insight into the workings of (more...)
In the first issue of the new monthly ADF Mastery newsletter by Sten Vesterli, he describes five ADF skill levels: Novice, Apprentice, Journeyman, Master and Artisan. Below you can see the descriptions and which ADF features you should know at each level.
You can indicate how you rate yourself and see how others have rated their skills in the poll at www.adfmastery.com Currently, the distribution looks like this:
Sign up for the (more...)
Some time ago I had a request to connect a file with salesforce.com. The tool of choice was Oracle Service Bus, first without any special adapter. So I had to investigate into the salesforce.com way of using web services and how I can approach this challenge.
First of all we need an account with salesforce.com. With this account we can access the Web Services API through Profile -> Setup -> API. Here (more...)
Do you want to learn the "big picture" of ADF development? Interested in design, architecture, development & deployment best practices and more? Then subscribe to the ADF Architecture TV channel http://bit.ly/adftvsub, where over 100 episodes delivered weekly by key Oracle ADF staff will discuss what you need to know to build a successful ADF application.
The O-box SOA Appliance, put simply, "Oracle SOA in a box". The hardware is Oracle's tried and trusted Oracle Database Appliance (now with up to 48 Intel cores!) and this is coupled with O-box provisioning software and its very easy "2 stick install" approach. This gives you fully HA, secured, appropriately (more...)
As Oracle's strategic layer-7 software load balancer product, Oracle Traffic Direct is fast, reliable, secure, easy-to-use and scalable; that you can deploy as the reliable entry point for all TCP, HTTP and HTTPS traffic to application servers and web servers in your network.
The latest release Oracle Traffic Director 11. (more...)
BPM 220.127.116.11 has a new ‘instance patching and migration’ feature that allows you to apply changes to running instances of processes (without changing the revision of the process) and/or to migrate running instances between revisions of a process.
I am quite often using customized BPM 11g workspace application integrated into ADF 11g custom application. You can download it for BPM 11g PS5 from my previous blog: Tips & Tricks How to Run Oracle BPM 11g PS5 Workspace from Custom ADF 11g Application.
Standard BPM 11g workspace ADF task (more...)
You are faced with tremendous opportunity to drive new and innovative business models and revenue streams, thanks to an explosion in mobile and social activity.
Is your application infrastructure challenged to keep up?
Please join us for the new (more...)
Dear WebLogic Partner Community member,
New version of WebLogic & Coherence & JDeveloper & ADF 18.104.22.168.0 are available now! Thanks to the community for their first feedback. Let us know your first impression and the new features you like on twitter/wlscommunity #WebLogicCommunity. Make sure that you attend the WebLogic Community Workspace (WebLogic Community membership required) where we uploaded the latest presentations for Oracle Fusion Middleware Sales Strategy FY14, WebLogic and Coherence partner sales plays FY14.pptx, Cheat Sheet CAF_SalesPlay FY14.pptx, Exalogic partner sales plays FY14.pptx, Cheat Sheet Exalogic for middleware FY14.pptx, Cheat Sheet Exalogic for Apps FY14.pptx, Cheat Sheet Exalogic for CLOUD FY14.pptx, JDeveloper & ADF sales plays FY14, Cheat Sheet ADF JDeveloper FY14.pptx, Private Cloud Strategy partner sales FY14.pptx, Cheat Sheet private Cloud FY14.pptx Please use this information in the spirit or our partnership. Also at the workspace we uploaded the Fusion Middleware Customer Reference Booklet and Applications Customers Using Oracle Fusion Middleware references with hundreds of successful customer examples - great source to get new ideas for your customer!. As part of your sales activities make sure you use the Oracle Demo Systems for Oracle partners!
Our WebLogic Bootcamps also continue in FY14 with new locations in Spain and Italy. If you want to attend a training in your country, please feel free to request it to Frank Lauer from our training team!
Markus Eisele offers a Mastering GlassFish Training on October 8th – 9th 2013 in Munich Germany and our PTS team's Exalogic Implementation Workshop in Turkey, South Africa and Saudi Arabia. If you can not attend one of our in-class training, please feel free to attend the Free Event - OTN Virtual Developer Day: Mobile Development for iOS and Android on August 7, 2013. For more virtual trainings see the training calendar in our Community Workspace. The goal of any training should be a Specialization to become a certified Oracle expert. In FY14 we continue to promote the newly re-launched production exam for WebLogic Server 12c!
Thanks for sharing many additional articles and blogs post by the community: Fun with Enterprise Manager for WebLogic & Active Data Guard & Fusion Middleware Repositories & Above the clouds - WebLogic on Microsoft Windows Azure & A Twitter Bootstrap Based Self-Measuring Application To Quantify the Effect of Precompilation on WebLogic & WebLogic Troubleshooting and Tuning at Oracle Support Website & YouTube & WebLogic Server Cluster Messaging Protocols.
Best regards and Have a great summer time!
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I am excited to announce our new Oracle Forms to ADF modernization reference published on Oracle OTN site - Convero (AMEC) project.
Time to submit Your WebLogic and ADF reference request today.
you are new to Oracle Web Forms (part of Oracle BPM Suite) and would
like a quick overview and hand-on then please try out this Sample.
These step-by-step instructions guide you through common tasks for Form creation and provide background concepts and information to help you understand what you (more...)
Dear SOA partner community members
Do you know how to position and sell Fusion Middleware SOA & BPM? What are the FY14 sales plays, including customer examples, discovery questions, competitive information and objective handling. You can find its answer at our SOA Community Workspace (SOA Community membership required) (more...)
is new free ADF eLearning material available from Oracle - ADF Academy
delivered online and available to anyone. You can access and learn from
the first published course - Developing Applications with ADF Mobile.
One of the great things about this material - different technical resources are collected into (more...)
Over the last couple of projects, I have been trying to establish a set of methodologies around initiation, development, deployment and management of business processes using Oracle BPM Suite 11g. In a series of posts, I will be taking about a lot of problem areas that can be effectively tackled (more...)