Oracle helped Lloyd's Register have an IBM mainframe support a mobile app.
Register (LR), the global shipping classification organisation is using
its IBM mainframe to support a speedy mobile app used by thousands of
surveyors after turning to Oracle's Mobile Application Framework (MAF).
organisation is owned by Lloyd's Register Foundation, a charity, but
runs as a business. Its marine arm relies on ship fleet managers booking
surveys for LR to inspect and assess (more...)
Mobile apps usually have the possibility to toggle the springboard by using an icon that is displayed in the header of the app. The Oracle MAF reference app, Work Better, also tries to implement this behavior. The showing of the springboard works fine, however, hiding it does not really work as expected. In this post I show you how to implement a working custom toggle springboard functionality.
Default Toggle Springboard Implementation
First let’s take a (more...)
Last week I did a quick hop, skip, and a jump across the pond to Nuremberg, Germany for the DOAG usergroup conference. Although I was only there for a total of 54 hours, I’m so glad I made the effort to attend. I was especially honored to go to represent ODTUG as we further attempt to increase cooperation and connect with fellow user groups around the world.
Michael Ferrante preparing for his session. I’m glad I made it just in time to (more...)
Recently a colleague suggested I take a fresh look at the mobile emulation button in Chrome's developer tools.
Apparently this was upgraded earlier in the year and it's a shame I didn't have this a year ago!
|Chrome Developer Tools Mobile Emulation|
Some immediate advantages I see for APEX development:
- Specify the device you'd like to emulate from a decent range of contemporary devices
- This viewport can then be easily scaled to suit whatever monitor (more...)
Images are heavily used in Mobile apps. For instance a list that contains employees usually shows the images of these employees. This works well when you have a WIFI connection, but what if you are using slower connections ? If you look at a mobile twitter app you will see that, depending on connectivity, images are loaded instantaneously or delayed. In this post I explain how you can load the images of a List in a (more...)
What a view!
I just returned from my first trip to Utah where I briefly (I was only there for 28 hours!) touched down in Salt Lake City to attend the UTOUG Fall Symposium.
Before I give you the run down, if you just want to cut to the chase, here are the session slides:
Evolving From Legacy to Mobile and Beyond
The Next Two Years: What Should I Do NOW with My Oracle Forms (more...)
Somehow it is already November, which means I haveto start gearing up for all the travel that I will be doing this month. I just got back from my first trip to Utah for the super UTOUG Training Days. The team treated us like royalty and it was fun being able to bring a bit of the legacy to mobile message to the Salt Lake City. Now in less than 2 weeks….Germany here I come!
Now that the chaos of Oracle OpenWorld and the craziness of Kscope15 abstract submissions are behind us, it’s time to get into the nitty gritty of where your Enterprise systems are headed. Mobile development plans are at the forefront of everyone’s minds right now, and if it’s not on your agenda then it’s time to get to work!
Your employees are going mobile, is your business ready?
The statistics of mobile adoption are STAGGERING; Gartner says that 40% of the workforce (more...)
The AuraPlayer Team Selfie at OOW
Another Oracle OpenWorld is behind us (when did it become October?) and as usual, it was fun to catch up with the members of my Oracle developer community, my ODTUG buddies and fellow ACEs. Cloud was definitely the hot topic on everyone’s mind this year, especially because Oracle announced their upcoming Oracle Mobile Cloud Services and released their Oracle Developer Cloud Service to production a few weeks before the (more...)
Businesses all over the world have spent millions and millions building data warehouses and implementing Business Intelligence (BI) without coming anywhere near the promised business benefits.
That is about the change.
And the thing that will change this is interactive, visual analytics on tablets.
Tablets and modern interactive graphics are a match made in heaven. Business users who will reluctantly spend half an hour looking at a BI report will happily spend hours playing around (more...)
This latest analysis on the population of mobile device technology got me thinking more about the typical sized screen you might encounter as a global web developer.
So it's looking at 2014 Quarter 1 shipment of nearly 280 million smartphones. 81% are now android, only 16% related to Apple - that next iPhone better be (more...)
This is a quick one, if you have followed my other mobile blog posts.
When creating the mobile guide to the AOUG Conference 2013 (taking place June 17 and 18 in a historic Brewery in Vienna, Austria), i found myself creating a new theme using the themeroller, but still not getting the perfect result i wanted.
Every component got exactly the required color, except list-dividers in the Listview-Component looked a bit ugly.
Always check out the original article at http://www.oraclequirks.com for latest comments, fixes and updates.
Your Apex mobile page looks weird because Safari is formatting automatically certain strings containing numbers mistaking them for telephone numbers?
You just need to add a meta tag in the head section of the (more...)
Last post I wrote about evolution. Professional evolution… from legacy technology to new IT paradigms, cloud and mobile. This week, as a result of that evolution, the weather app I developed with a friend, was deployed and it’s available at App Store.
I hope users from Portugal and Brazil find (more...)
In the past 18 months I’ve researched and learned at least a dozen new (to me) and recent technologies. Any of them belongs to 2 interesting areas that I’ve focused in that period… Cloud and Mobile. I’m an early Amazon Web Services adopter and I’ve deployed several services and infrastructures on (more...)