Last month AuraPlayer created and distributed the “Evolution of Forms” survey in conjunction with Oracle product management and PITSS. The responses about how people use Forms now and their plans for the future gave us great insight into how Forms and its users are evolving. Based on the responses AuraPlayer wants to share some new content. AuraPlayer CEO, Mia Urman, and Oracle Forms Product Manager, Michael Ferrante, have collaborated to host this webinar at the end (more...)
As more companies upgrade to 11g, improving performance and stability of the Forms systems becomes even more challenging. Since your Forms applications are the key to your business, so how can you make them live up their potential?
Join me on Tuesday, April 1st at 1pm for a FREE webcast on the Five Pillars of Performance of Oracle Forms. Alongside with Bill Blundon, CMO of Correlsense, I will be presenting on how to take (more...)
Bug of the week: Deployment Stuck at “Copying security related files to the ADF Mobile Framework application…” Stage
We recently received this question in our inbox and I thought it would be pretty valuable post as our bug of the week!
I wanted to deploy a simple application to iOS Simulator and the deployment got stuck on the line: ”Copying security related files to the ADF Mobile Framework application.” I tried to perform “Clean all” but it was taking forever! Help! What do I do?
After the success of the APEX Mobile Webinar I was really excited to conduct the second part of the ODTUG series: Strategies for Running Oracle Forms on Mobile Devices and Tablets. This webinar, presented with Oracle’s Product Manager Denis Tyrell, was also a big success; we were so glad to see many participants who are running legacy applications that are ready to modernize!
In the webinar, we be explored strategies for mobilizing legacy applications with (more...)
On Thursday, February 27th, I will be hosting part two of the “Mobile for Forms” ODTUG Webinar Series! Last week we did the Forms to APEX Mobile session and it was a great success. If you missed it, check out yesterday’s post. Definitely worth checking out.
For this next webinar, we’ll be exploring strategies for mobilizing legacy applications with ADF Mobile. We will be discussing the challenges of going mobile with legacy applications and give (more...)
As part of our effort to mobilize Oracle Forms customers, last week we did a new spin on things by presenting running Oracle Forms from APEX mobile. The webinar, presented with the APEX rockstar Roel Hartman, was a huge success! We had over a 184 people register and were pleased to see such positive responses from viewers.
APEX Evangelist and Oracle ACE Director, Roel Hartman shared his experience developing a modernized APEX application on an (more...)
This week Oracle ADF Mobile Team has released a new patch.
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...)
Take the The Evolution of Oracle Forms Survey Now.
I can hardly believe it but its been over 2 years since we did our original Oracle Forms modernization poll for developers. Boy time flies when your having fun! Now we are once again joining with Oracle and the Oracle Forms Community to conduct the “Evolution of Oracle Forms” customer survey. We are doing this survey to really try and determine what are the needs of (more...)
While most of us think that no one at Oracle is really paying attention to all us Oracle Forms folks, we have been proven wrong. Here is a great example of how Oracle Principal Product Manager, Michael Ferrante, is getting us new features and functionality for our beloved product. Oracle Forms 11g now has support for Oracle Traffic Director (OTD). OTD is a layer-7 software load balancer that works quickly and reliably that can be setup (more...)
If you can guess the PL/SQL statements used by transactions or the names of your database’s columns by looking at the labels on input fields or action buttons in an application’s UI, then consider yourself enlightened. You’re ready to improve the user experience.
Take a look at the UI (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...)
The major statement within this Statement of Direction is:
Oracle has no plan to discontinue support of Oracle Forms. Furthermore, a new version of Forms, Oracle Forms 12c, is planned for delivery (more...)
The download can be found under: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/forms/downloads/index.html
There is also a short new features paper available under http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/forms/forms11gr2newfeatures-497502-en-gb.pdf
The necessary installation documentation can be found under http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E24269_01/index.htm