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 May 07, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama Top 10 Facebook Faves for April 28 - May 4, 2013

Last week was significant for the OTN ArchBeat Facebook page in the the page hit yet another milestone, topping 2,100 followers. At the end of June 2012 that number was just under 600, so a big, big thank you to those who continue to make that page a success.

Here's the list of the Top 10 most popular items shared on that page for the week of April 28 - May 4, 2013.

  1. Java EE 7 and JAX-RS 2.0 | Adam Bien
    Java Champion Adam Bien's article describes how features in Java EE7 "further simplify development and lead to the creation of even more-sophisticated, but lean, Java SE/EE RESTful applications."
  2. Webinar: ADF Master Class and ADF Blog Q&A | Andrejus Baranovskis
    Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis is one of the most prolific bloggers on Oracle ADF. So his many followers should be happy to learn that he is organizing his own ADF Master Class webinar. Click the link to get the details.
  3. SOA Development and Delivery | Mark Nelson
    "We stand of the verge of a point of inflection in our industry where we will see SOA development and delivery become industrialized," says Oracle Fusion Middleware A-Team architect Mark Nelson. Read his post to learn why that's an important step in SOA's evolution.
  4. ADF DVT Speed Date: Meeting the Pie Graph | Diana Veerman
    Diana Veerman shares the first of a series of posts based on content from the recent ADV DVT Speed Date organized by AMIS Technologies, during which a group of ADF specialists discussed various Data Visualization Components from the DVT library.
  5. Tutorial: Oracle Cloud: Getting Started for Database Developers
    This free series of video tutorials from Oracle Learning Library will show you how to create a Database Cloud Service in the Oracle Cloud and how to request and activate a free Oracle Cloud trial account.
  6. Integrating ADF Mobile with Oracle WebCenter | Bex Huff
    Oracle ACE Director and WebCenter specialist Bex Huff shares the slide deck from his presentation at Collaborate 13.
  7. An Oracle Designer Feature: Generating Table APIs with Oracle SQL Developer | Jeff Smith
    That Jeff Smith responds to a frequently asked question "from Oracle Designer customers who are starting to use Oracle SQL Developer and Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler."
  8. Oracle User Group Norway 2013 | Lonneke Dikmans
    Oracle ACE Directors Lonneke Dikmans and Ronald van Luttikhuizen participated in the recent Oracle User Group Norway Conference, much of which is conducted on a boat. Lonneke's post offers an overview of the event, and includes three slide decks from the event.
  9. OBIEE, ODI and Hadoop Part 4: Hive Data Transformation & Integration via ODI 11g | Mark Rittman
    The fourth article in Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman's series looks at "how ODI can go beyond simple loading from file into Hive tables and start to do some of the data transformation, and integration tasks that we regularly perform with more traditional data sources and targets."
  10. Offline Oracle Service Bus Configuration export | Edwin Biemond
    Oracle ACE Edwin Biemond shows you how you can "make OSB export sbconfig jar based on 1 or more OSB projects or even with more then one OSB Configuration projects."



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