Oracle Forms: the road ahead… At iAdvise we have about 12 full-time Oracle Forms consultants/developers, the complete Cronos group has got about 30 consultants/developers working with this ancient toolset 😉 To stay up-to-date with current developments, I attended the “Oracle Forms: the road to SOA” seminar a few weeks ago (mar 6, 2007). This seminar […]

OWB 10g R2 : Help! Where are my windows? Imagine … You’re enthousiastically editing a table in the Object Editor of OWB Paris. You minimize the Object Details window, and drag it to somewhere on the screen … Unfortunately, by a “slip of the mouse”, you drag it outside the OWB master window, for instance […]

Apex and Charts In Application Express 2.2 and previous releases is it possible to build a Chart with the use of the SVG Viewer technology of Adobe. A time ago Adobe has decided to discontinue support for Adobe SVG Viewer starting from January 1, 2008. They even plan to remove Adobe SVG Viewer from the […]

Reporting in Apex 3.0In the next Application Express release, PDF reporting will be included. No more external tools are needed because the reporting will be built in the Apex tool. There are several formats to report from the Apex tool. PDF, HTML, Excel as well as Word will be supported. The reporting can be setup […]

XML Publisher won’t start up anymore … !!!??? A month or two ago, I installed Oracle XML Publisher on my notebook. In order to run XMLP you need to run the “Oracle XML Publisher Enterprise start” (OC4J) via the Start Menu first. Next, you can run XMLP in your internet browser. First it worked fine, […]

Reset Oracle Single Sign-On password As of Oracle Portal Release 10.1.4, there’s a standard procedure to allow users to reset their password. In order to get this thing working, users will have to provide a “Password Reset Hint” and an “Answer to Password Reset Hint” in their profile. This can be achieved through http://infra_host/oiddas/ui/oracle/ldap/das/mypage/ChgPwdMyPage. When […]

Oracle Web Service Manager Another environment we should get familiar with… The Oracle Web Service Manger will enable you to implement security without modifications to the existing Web Services, it will as a matter of fact create a gateway through which you access existing services. Every service you register to the gateway will be made […]