How many times did you receive an email on your phone with an Excel or CSV attachment you wanted to analyse immediately in an app on your mobile, without having to wait until you reach the laptop? Not only viewing raw numbers but also creating graphs and summaries with the possibility to share the end result with your colleagues?
Your prayers have been answered with the recent release from Oracle of Oracle Synopsis. This is (more...)
Customer and employee engagement is critical to a successful business model, and in this on-demand world, engagement on and through mobile devices has been shown to yield very positive returns. Oracle Mobile customers Dubai Airports and National Pharmacies discovered this after using Oracle Mobile Cloud Service to automate their employee processes and to acquire and engage customers. You can read, and watch, each of their stories below:
Oracle Mobile Cloud Service is a mobile backend as a service. MCS does its magic by providing a lot of features to make implementing mobile services easy such as (among many others) authentication, logging/analytics, lookups and calling other services. There are also features available to make integration with mobile clients easy such as providing an easy way to implement push notifications.
Personally I think one of the most powerful features of MCS is the ability (more...)
We've recently received a few inquiries about how to display a web link in a MAF app that will open in the device’s browser app when the user taps on it.
It seems that some teams have been relying on a side effect of whitelisting to circumvent the default MAF behaviour, which is to display the contents of the web link directly in the current WebView. In earlier releases of MAF, if you did not (more...)
If you are using Oracle JET to develop hybrid mobile apps and recently updated to Cordova CLI v6.4.0, you may have noticed that your custom app icons and splash screens are not being included in your app when deployed to Android devices.
This is a known issue with Cordova Android v6.0.0 that has been addressed in the recent v6.1.0 release. To upgrade to this version, follow these steps:
Last night, we had the pleasure of attending the ninth annual UKOUG Partner of the Year awards ceremony at the Café de Paris in London where we were honored with the Award for Digital Transformation Partner of the Year- Silver!
Amid the fun at the ceremony, Gwen Edwards (AuraPlayer’s VP of Business Development) had the chance to meet and snap a selfie with incoming Executive Director of UKOUG, James Jeynes! (more...)
Oracle OpenWorld2016 was a giant success for AuraPlayer! The response to our solution was amazing. Flocks of people gathered at our booth for live demos, attended AuraPlayer CEO Mia Urman’s session on Digital Transformation, gathered at Grant Ronald’s talks on “Forms to Mobile without writing a single line of code,” and heard first hand from AuraPlayer customer Rogers Group Inc. how fast and easy it is to create apps from their EBS modules to deliver (more...)
User Experience matters in business. Ever experienced frustration using an ATM or in-flight entertainment system? Think about how you felt and what it meant for that business. This short presentation explains why UX matters… it’s you and your business that wins …
MCS, or Mobile Cloud Services, is Oracle’s relatively new PaaS tool for provisioning your data to mobile devices or IoT devices. And actually, it’s a pretty simple tool. MCS aims at simplifying the creation of mobile API’s (especially REST API’s) on existing or newly build web services. It delivers an enterprise Mobile Backend-as a-Service (MBaaS).
On top of that, mobile applications can be created. MCS supports natively build apps, hybrid apps or one of the no-code app development (more...)
Appium is an open source API which can be used for black-box testing of apps. It is built on top of Selenium WebDriver, which was covered in a previous post. Appium can be used to test native, hybrid and mobile web apps on Android or iOS. Several languages are supported, including Java. This blog will focus testing native Android applications in Java using Eclipse. Writing such tests requires you to have access to an .apk (more...)
My wife and I have been writing another book. We are reviewing proofs now, which means we are getting close to publication. I did a quick search on Amazon and see that Amazon is taking pre-orders: PeopleSoft PeopleTools: Mobile Applications Development. Publication date is currently set for October 16, 2015, which means it will publish just before OpenWorld. Fluid and MAP have been out for about a year. If you guessed that a new PeopleTools (more...)
Sunday symposium took of at 8:30. Unfortunately i had to skip the first two session due to some work That had to be done first. The first session I really got to attend was Brian Fry's session on Oracles Developer Cloud Service.
JDeveloper, Eclipse or Netbeans was the way you would work with Oracle Developer Cloud. Now there is a new feature (not publicly available) that is a browser based IDE.
Yesterday ODTUG organised the ODTUG Mobile Day in Utrecht the Netherlands. The event was supported by two local user groups, OGh and OBUG, and sponsored by eProseed NL.
This full-day event was dedicated to Oracle's next-generation mobile development, infrastructure, and security solutions: "Going Mobile? Where is Oracle Taking You?". All of this was presented by the world’s leading ACE Directors
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...)