ADF @ UKOUG 2012 Conference

Aino Andriessen

Next three days the annual UKOUG conference hits the town of Birmingham. It’ll be three full days packed with Oracle content on a broad range of subjects on Database, Middleware, Development, Fusion, APEX, MySQL, Business and Strategy all divided in 17 tracks. My interest will (off course) focus on ADF. […]

Manage JDeveloper external libraries

Aino Andriessen

Although JDeveloper provides loads of libraries out-of-the-box, you often need other libraries in your application. You can easily add these libraries via the project properties. This provides two options: ‘Add Library’ and ‘Add Jar / Directory’. We normally us the Add Library option because it allows to include the JavaDoc […]

Oracle Team Productivity Center

‘Oracle Team Productivity Center (TPC) is an Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tool that enables software development teams to collaborate and work productively together when developing applications using JDeveloper.’ (OTN TPC page) TPC provides unified access to different ALM repositories from within JDeveloper and it allows to define relations between the […]

Upgrade JDeveloper 10g Subversion client

JDeveloper provides a build-in Subversion client via one of its extensions. Although the functionality is limited (especially in 10g) it is essential for the handling of business components in relation to subversion, especially when it concerns refactoring and deletes. However, because of its limitations, most developers have installed another Subversion […]

ODTUG 2008

Aino Andriessen

The ODTUG Kaleidoscope conference in New Orleans has just finished with the Apex vs ADF session of Lucas Jellema and Dimitri Gielis. They both demonstrated that you can create a fully functional and appealing application within a day. They made it very clear that is was not a shoot-out. Both […]

ODTUG first day impression

This first day of the ODTUG conference / Kaleidoscope featured the Fusion symposium. Fusion relates to the Oracle Middleware platform and contains a lot of technologies and products. It includes new ones like the ESB, BPEL, Webcenter, ADF Ajax as well as existing products like Enterprise Java, Oracle BI, webservices […]


In this blog, Steven Feuerstein writes about PL/PDF, a pl/sql library to generate PDF files. Sounds very interesting. It seems very easy to use, as is shown by an example on the site: CREATE OR REPLACE package body test  is  procedure pdf is    l_blob blob;  begin    plpdf.init; — initialize    plpdf.NewPage; […]