Tag: Oracle Forms

More and more customers want to upgrade to Forms 11g, but then questions come like: “There’s no Designer 11g, do we have to say goodbye to Designer?” “Can we generate 11g Forms from Designer?” “When we want to keep using Designer, do we have to stay on Forms 10g?” A lot of questions… What can […]

In my previous post I mentioned the problem with compiling a program unit that calls a database function with result cache. Like I wrote in that post, the problem exists in the PL/SQL Client version. There’s a patch available to update the PL/SQL client: Oracle Database Server Version Patch 33. This is a database […]

When working with Oracle Forms these days and you’re not satisfied with the application anymore, there are some possibilities you can do: upgrade modernize integrate migrate On our OOW session tomorrow(Oracle Forms in the Middle of Middleware, 1pm, Marriott Marquis Room: Salon 9), we will talk about the first three possibilities, upgrade, modernize and integrate. […]

I remembered an old post of Roel Hartman where he integrated a form into apex. He used a part of OraFormsFaces by Wilfred van der Deijl: the CommunicatorBean. Using this CommunicatorBean forms could react on “external messages”. Now with Forms 11g reacting on external events, this CommunicatorBean isn’t necessary any more(sorry Wilfred). This is how […]

Forms 11g holds a lot of interesting new features focused on event-driven architecture, one of these is javascript integration. There are two ways of using javascript with Forms 11g: “call others” and “let others call you”. Javascript can call code in Forms(“Let others call you”) using the new forms trigger “when-custom-javacript-event”. This post is going […]

In the first part of our seminar we discussed some topics that forms customers want to change today. These changes are mostly focussed on the island most forms applications and teams are working on today, such as: 1) Internal services that are provided within the enterprise that could uplift the provided functionality to the end […]

Yesterday Gert Poel, Yves Van Looy and myself organised a Forms Modernization seminar for customers, developers, partners … everyone that was interested. The seminar was a huge succes and the customers were reassured that Forms is still alive and kicking. First we discussed the improvements customers want to make to their existing forms applications, why […]