Fastest way to a Virtual Machine with JDeveloper 12.1.3 and Oracle Database XE 11gR2 – on Ubuntu Linux 64 bit

Lucas Jellema 7

In a previous article I have explained in quite a bit of detail how to create the Vagrant and Puppet scripts for stamping out a Virtual Box VM with Oracle Database XE 11gR2 and JDeveloper 12.1.3 (with ADF 12.1.3) on top of Ubuntu (64bit Linux): If you want to […]

Live Blog – AMIS Oracle Enterprise Mobility conference (21-23 May 2014) – Last Updated May 23rd – 16:30 CET

Lucas Jellema

This article will provide a live account of the three day Enterprise Mobility conference, hosted by AMIS in Nieuwegein, The Netherlands. Oracle ADF Product Managers Frank Nimphius and Chris Muir are the keynote speakers. They are joined by Willem de Pater, Steven Davelaar and Lancy Silveira from Oracle and Luc […]

ADF for the Enterprise and beyond – 3-day conference for senior developers and application architects

Lucas Jellema 1

On May 21st, 22nd and 23rd – AMIS and Oracle join forces for a three day event around enterprise application development with Oracle Fusion Middleware. The event targets senior (ADF) developers and application architects. It addresses many of the themes currently or shortly relevant to any organization: multi device UI, […]

WebLogic -> FMW Provisioning update

Edwin Biemond

Already a year has passed since I wrote about WebLogic and Fusion Middleware provisioning with Puppet. In this year provisioning got a great boost with the popularity of DevOps and provisioning tools like Puppet, Chef or in combination with Vagrant & Oracle VirtualBox. Provisioning without tooling can be hard for companies when they […]

Automatic deployment .ear file to Oracle Application Server 10.1.3 (OAS) with Ant tasks

Betty van Dongen

In this post I would like to share an example how to deploy an .ear file with an Ant script to the Oracle Application Server 10.1.3 (OAS). Automatic deployment can help improve the release process. First of all because manual deployment usually costs time of the developers. Especially the lead […]

Multiple production versions through WebLogic production redeployment

Lucas Jellema 1

Production redeployment is a facility in WebLogic that provides the ability to temporarily have multiple versions of the same web application of web service active at the same time. Sometimes, changes in application functionality require redeployment of the application. In the theoretical case of instantaneous responses from applications, we could […]

Quickly creating, deploying and testing a WebService interface for ADF Business Components

Lucas Jellema 5

As you probably already know, ADF Business Components can very easily be exposed through a WebService interface. An Application Module can be configured with a Service Interface, ordinary ViewObjects and custom methods can be exposed in that interface and deployment is relatively straightforward. In minutes, a WebService can be published […]

Automatic testing Oracle Service Bus using Jenkins, maven and SoapUI

Robbrecht van Amerongen

A lot of current projects are implementing some sort of service based architecture. Testing in this architecture becomes more complex. When implementing an OSB project with Scrum you test-automation is imperative. Scrum will require more frequent testing of your system. This is only feasible (in time and money) when you […]

Versioning an Oracle ESB service

Aino Andriessen 1

We recently had a case that required a new version of an Oracle ESB service alongside the old version to provide backwards compatibility. Unfortunately, this is not supported for 10g ( ESB service; it will be with composite services in the 11g SOA suite. One way to accomplish this is […]

Faster development of ADF applications – When to simply refresh the browser and when to redeploy the web application

Lucas Jellema

ADF developers frequently are not exactly sure which changes they have applied to the application can be picked up in the running application, without redeploying the application, and which changes absolutely require a redeploy as they can not be added to a running application. Knowing when redeploy is not necessary […]

Agile software development, the principles. Principle 8: Agile processes promote sustainable development. The sponsors, developers, and users should be able to maintain a constant pace indefinitely.

This is the eight of 12 posts about the principles of agile software development. Purpose is to go back to the start of the agile manifesto ( and discuss the implementation of the 12 principles in real life software engineering. Goals of agility are to go deliver software of higher […]

Agile software development, the principles. Principle 7: Working software is the primary measure of progress.

This is the seventh of 12 posts about the principles of agile software development. Purpose is to go back to the start of the agile manifesto ( and discuss the implementation of the 12 principles in real life software engineering. Goals of agility are to go deliver software of higher […]

Oracle SOA Suite: further Build and Deployment Automation for Enterprise Service Bus components

Sjoerd Michels 1

Some time ago I wrote an article on SOA Suite Build, Deployment and Test Automation. A section of the article was devoted to automating builds and deployments for Oracle Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) components. Not covered was deployment of Services to multiple environments as is usually done throughout the development […]