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 […]

What is REST?

Maarten Smeets

REST (Representational State Transfer) is a term often used in software engineering when talking about services or other API’s. A lot of these so-called RESTful services or interfaces are not RESTful at all. Even the author of REST gets frustrated by the common misuse; http://roy.gbiv.com/untangled/2008/rest-apis-must-be-hypertext-driven: “I am getting frustrated by the number of people […]

OOW13: First glimpses of the new SOA Suite 12c

Lucas Jellema

During this week’s Oracle OpenWorld Conference, we were given some sneak peeks into the short term future of the Oracle SOA Suite. During various roadmap sessions, on the demo grounds as well as in the keynote session by Thomas Kurian (the replay of which you can see here: http://medianetwork.oracle.com/video/player/2687033686001), new […]

14 augustus – gratis seminar Oracle ADF 12c, JDeveloper 12c en WebLogic 12c revealed

Saskia van der Maat

Dit is de zomer van de 12c-lanceringen. Na de database zijn sinds vorige week Oracle ADF 12c, Oracle JDeveloper 12c, en Oracle WebLogic 12c beschikbaar. Met zoveel nieuwe mogelijkheden dat AMIS op 14 augustus een gratis seminar organiseert waarin we de nieuwe versies introduceren, becommentariëren en vooral ook demonstreren. Maar […]

The APEX of Business Value… or: the Business Value of APEX? Cloud takes Oracle APEX to new heights!

Lucas Jellema

The attraction of APEX has increased tremendously with the recent launch of the Oracle Cloud. APEX already supported departmental development and deployment of business applications with minimal involvement from the IT department (only a database needed be made available). Positioned as the ideal replacement for MS Access, APEX probably has […]

Review of Oracle Service Bus 11g Development Cookbook (Packt Publishing) by Edwin Biemond, Guido Schmutz, Eric Elzinga et. al.

Lucas Jellema 3

Recently I gained access to an electronic copy of the just released Oracle Service Bus 11g Development Cookbook, written by five authors – all experts on OSB and three personal acquaintances of mine. I was very interested in learning about the final result after hearing many intermediate comments during the […]

No JDBC based data retrieval in Java applications – RESTstyle, JSON formatted HTTP based interaction from Java to Database

Lucas Jellema 1

This article demonstrates how Java application can query data from relational databases (well, in this case more specifically the Oracle RDBMS) without the use of plain old JDBC but instead through a simple HTTP interaction with a RESTful service that returns the data in JSON format. In this way, issues […]