Monday Jun 10, 2013

Archbeat Link-O-Rama Top 10 Facebook Faves - June 2-8, 2013

2,602 people now follow OTN Archbeat on Facebook. The top 10 most popular items shared on that page last week are listed below.

  1. ADF Academy launched - interactive, entertaining and educational | Lucas Jellema
    "I was very pleasantly surprised," says Oracle ACE Director Lucas Jellema of the new ADF Academy, which he describes as "a multi-media experience that uses every trick in the book – or every option for interaction, illustration, explanation and demonstration I could think of."
  2. Java EE 7 and JAX-RS 2.0 | Adam Bien
    Java Champion Adam Bien's article describes features in Java EE 7 with JAX-RS 2.0 that further simplify development and lead to the creation of even more-sophisticated, but lean, Java SE/EE RESTful applications.
  3. Oracle WebCenter Sites 11g: Customizing Global Properties, Toolbars, and Menu Bar
    This free Oracle Learning Library tutorial, part of a four-part series, focuses on customizing global properties, toolbars, and menu bars of the Oracle WebCenter Sites Contributor interface.
  4. Webcast Series: Developing Applications in Oracle's Public Cloud
    OTN's Cassandra Clark shares information on an upcoming series of live webcasts on "Developing Applications in Oracle's Public Cloud."
  5. Community Praise for ADF Academy
    Why are so many community members heaping praise on the new ADF Academy? Check out this list of posts.
  6. Webcast Series: Developing Applications with Oracle’s Public Cloud
    This four-part technical training series features Rick Greenwald (Director, Database Cloud Initiatives, Oracle) and Anand Kothari (Principal Product Manager, Oracle Java Cloud Service), who will walk you through what you need to know to develop Oracle database and Java applications on the Oracle Public Cloud.
  7. OTN Architect Day: Cloud Computing
    Brain Enhancement: OTN Architect Day: Cloud Computing. July 9, 2013, Redwood City, CA. Registration is free, but seating is limited.
  8. What will 'cloud computing' mean in 10 years?
    "In a decade, cloud computing will encompass pervasive services, public and private data, " says David Linthicum, "but will be rarely discussed."
  9. MDS XML versus MUDE Part 2: What is MUDE? | Stewart Bryson
    Stewart Bryson's post introduces MUDE "to set the stage for, at the very least, how good a competing multi-user development methodology would need to be."
  10. Request, Activate & Administer an Oracle Cloud service | Jan van Zoggel
    RUBIX Oracle Fusion Middleware consultant Jan van Zoggel suggests you put your eyes on two Rick Green videos from the Oracle Learning Library.

Thought for the Day

"Any simple problem can be made insoluble if enough meetings are held to discuss it."

— Anonymous


Tuesday Jun 04, 2013

Community Praise for ADF Academy

Maybe you noticed...

Over the last several days a busload of community bloggers have written about the new ADF Academy, a free, multimedia resource offering a ton of great content for those interested in learning about developing mobile applications.

BTW: Andrejus and Luc were panelists, along with Shay Shmeltzer and Steven Davelaar, in a recent OTN ArchBeat Podcast: Mobile Architectures and Oracle ADF Mobile.

Monday Jun 03, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama Top 10 Facebook Faves for May 25 - June 1, 2013

On June 1, 2012 the OTNArchBeat Facebook Page had 521 fans. As of today that page now has 2,479 fans, an increase of over 375%. Thanks to all those people who follow the page for making that happen!

Based on the interest of those fans, here are the top ten most popular posts for the week of May 26, 2013 to June 1, 2013.

  1. Connected Architecture for the Creative Economy
    "Solutions for the Creative Economy are not cloud- or mobile-based solutions, or SOA-based solutions, and so on," says Lawrence Wilkes, "but...require connection and collaboration between all of these worlds."
  2. Just How Much Do Failed IT Projects Cost?
    InfoQ writer Shane Hastie offers some very large but not at all surprising numbers to answer the question "Just how much do failed IT projects cost?"
  3. Towards Next Practice EA
    Richard Veryard examines the "two main clusters of Enterprise Architecture practice," Mainstream EA and Next Practice EA.
  4. Understanding API management for mobile app security
    Darin Pendergraft looks at a recent Oracle API Gateway (OAG) implementation.
  5. Download all SATURN 2013 Presentations Now
    The organizers of the recent SATURN 2013 software architecture conference have made all of the conference presentations available for free in a single zip file.
  6. ADF Mobile Insider Essentials: Using the Local Database
    In this video Frederic Debiens shows how you can develop ADF Mobile applications on Android and iOS to access a local SQLite database, providing the capability to display and save data when running in an off-line capacity
  7. MDS XML versus MUDE Part1: Introduction
    "If you aren’t aware of what MDS XML is, or if you have an idea, but are still throwing your hands in the air," check out Stewart Bryson's post.
  8. The Coherence Incubator
    Now in it's new home on, the Oracle Coherence Incubator project offers "a collection of Oracle Coherence-based utilities, distributed computing and data-grid examples, third-party integration examples and implementations of commonly used software patterns."
  9. Customized BPM 11g PS6 Workspace Application
    Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis continues his series on Oracle BPM 11g workspaces with a look at an updated workspace application for Oracle BPM 11g PS6.
  10. Configuring SSL on OEID v3.0
    Rittman Mead blogger Farnaz Mostowfi's step-by-step guide to enabling SSL connections between different parts of the OEID package will help you avoid the trickier parts of that process.

Thought for the Day

"Sure, 90% of all software is crap. That's because 90% of everything is crap."

Mary Shaw


ArchBeat Link-o-Rama Top 10 Tweets for May 2013

A little blue bird told me these are the top ten most popular items shared via @OTNArchBeat for the month of May 2013.

  1. RT @glassfish: JDBC/Form-Based Authentication in GlassFish: Security, specifically authentication and authorization...
    May 14, 2013 at 03:52 PM
  2. RT @CaryMillsap: #Performance is not an attribute of a system; it is an attribute of each individual experience with that system. @MethodR
    May 14, 2013 at 02:27 PM
  3. Complete State of SOA podcast now available w/ @soacommunity @hajonormann @gschmutz @t_winterberg #industrialsoa
    May 09, 2013 at 02:23 PM
  4. RT @CaryMillsap: Have Software Dev questions? Get answers during #ODTUG’s webinar with @CaryMillsap @ddelmoli @krisrice & @oraclenerd
    May 15, 2013 at 03:04 PM
  5. Introduction to the BI Apps - Product Architecture & New Configuration Tools | @MarkRittman
    May 13, 2013 at 04:34 PM
  6. Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis shares a video recording of his recent Oracle ADF masterclass webinar.
    May 15, 2013 at 01:04 PM
  7. RT @biemond: Mashable: Make a LEGO Robot With a Raspberry Pi
    May 14, 2013 at 02:27 PM
  8. RT @rluttikhuizen: VENNSTER Blog | Oracle User Group Norway 2013, Part 2 | @soacommunity #ougn2013 #ougn
    May 02, 2013 at 11:03 AM
  9. Enable Developers to build and deploy #SOA Suite composites using Hudson assets | Bob Webster
    May 22, 2013 at 11:57 AM
  10. Staying Busy with Fault Handling w/ @gschmutz @rluttikhuizen #soa #servicebus
    May 22, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Thought for the Day

"Working ten hour days allows you to fall behind twice as fast as you could working five hour days."

Isaac Asimov
(January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992)





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