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Chatbots

JavaOne Event Expands with More Tracks, Languages and Communities – and New Name

The JavaOne conference is expanding to create a new, bigger event that’s inclusive to more languages, technologies and developer communities. Expect more talks...

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Podcasts

Beyond Chatbots: An AI Odyssey

This month the Oracle Developer Community Podcast looks beyond chatbots to explore artificial intelligence -- its current capabilities, staggering potential,...

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Database

Announcing GraalVM: Run Programs Faster Anywhere

Current production virtual machines (VMs) provide high performance execution of programs only for a specific language or a very small set of languages....

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Three Quick Tips API Platform CS - Gateway Installation (Part 3)

The part 2 of the series can be accessed here. Today, we keep it short and simple, here are three troubleshooting tips for Oracle API CS Gateway Installation: If...

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DevOps

Introducing Build Pipeline in Oracle Developer Cloud

With our current release we are introducing a new build engine in Oracle Developer Cloud. The new build engine also comes with a new enhanced functionality and...

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DevOps

Building Docker on Oracle Developer Cloud Service

The much awaited Docker build support on Oracle Developer Cloud Service is here. Now you will be able to build Docker images and execute Docker commands as part...

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DevOps

Build and Deploy .Net Code using Oracle Developer Cloud

The much awaited support for building and deploying .Net code on Oracle Cloud using Developer Cloud Service is here. This blog post will show how you can use...

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Announcing Terraform support for Oracle Cloud Platform Services

Oracle and HashiCorp are pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Oracle Cloud Platform Terraform provider. Oracle Cloud Platform Terraform...

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Podcasts

Podcast: Combating Complexity: Fad, Fashion, and Failure in Software Development

There is little in our lives that does not rely on software. That has been the reality for quite some time, and it will be even more true as self-driving cars...

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Cloud

DevOps Meets Monitoring and Analytics

Much has been said about the role new technologies play in supporting DevOps, like automation and machine learning. My colleague Padmini Murthy wrote “DevOps Me...

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Three Quick Tips API Platform CS - Gateway Installation (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of the blog series (The first part of the series can be accessed here). The aim of the blog post is to provide useful tips, which will enable the...

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Questions on DevOps, Graal, APIs, Git? Champs Have Answers at Oracle Code Los Angeles

If you had technical questions about API design, for instance, or about date types in relational databases, or about DevOps bottlenecks, or about using Graal or...

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Community

Podcast: DevOps in the Real World: Culture, Tools, Adoption

Among technology trends DevOps is certainly generating its share of heat. But is that heat actually driving adoption? “I’m going to give the answer everyone...

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Oracle Code is back – Bigger and Better!

2018 is yet another great year for developers! Oracle’s awesome global developer conference series, Oracle Code, is back – and it’s bigger and better!

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Announcing Packer Builder for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic

HashiCorp Packer 1.2.0 adds native support for building images on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic. Packer is an open source tool for creating machine images...

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Three Quick Tips API Platform CS - Gateway Installation (Part 1)

This blog post assumes some prior knowledge of API Platform Cloud Service and pertains to the on premise gateway installation steps. Here we try to list down 3...

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Developers

Announcing the Oracle Vagrant boxes GitHub repository

Today we are pleased to announce the launch of a new GitHub repository to build Oracle software Vagrant boxes: https://github.com/oracle/vagrant-boxes Vagrant...

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Cloud

6 Ways Automated Security Becomes A Developer’s Ally

In a recent InfoWorld article, Siddhartha Agarwal, VP of Product Management at Oracle, outlined his top 10 predictions impacting application developers in...

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Podcasts

Podcast: Women in Technology: Motivation and Momentum

According to the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT), while 57% of professional occupations in the US were held by women in 2016, women...

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DevOps

Announcing the Oracle WebLogic Server Kubernetes Operator

We are very excited to announce the Oracle WebLogic Server Kubernetes Operator, which is available today as a Technology Preview and which is delivered in open...

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Cloud

Three Advances That Will Finally Make Software Self-Healing, Self-Tuning, and Self Managing

Ever heard the adage that the operating cost of a given application is often 2x the app’s acquisition cost?  Or how about that bugs cost 100x more to fix in the...

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Containers, Microservices, APIs

Open Source Resolutions: 3 Ways To Simplify, Break Free, and Focus in 2018

For developers, development teams, and DevOps organizations, 2017 brought forward a growing stack of open source technologies that were proven out by...

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Using Terraform to provision Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic Instances with Persistent Block Storage Attachments

(Originally published on Medium) This article looks at the options for configuring and managing the lifecycle of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Compute...

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Events

Podcast: Jfokus Panel: Building a New World Out of Bits

Our first program for 2018 brings together a panel of experts whose specialties cover a broad spectrum, including Big Data, security, open source, agile, domain...

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Developers

The Best Way to Get Help with Your Oracle Database Questions

One of the best things about the Oracle Developer Community is the easy access to expert help and ideas. To add to the expert content, Oracle is adding a new...

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Announcing Offline Persistence Toolkit for JavaScript Client Applications

We are excited to announce the open source release on GitHub of the offline-persistence-toolkit for JavaScript client applications, developed by the Oracle...

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Database

New Release of Node.js Module for Oracle Database: node-oracledb 2.0 is out

It's been perhaps the most requested feature, and it's been delivered! You can now get pre-built binaries with all the required dependencies to connect your...

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Integration

Podcast: Blockchain: Beyond Bitcoin

Blockchain originally gained attention thanks to its connection to Bitcoin. But blockchain has emerged from under the crypto-currency’s shadow to become a...

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Cloud

Announcing Open Source Jenkins Plugin for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Jenkins is a continuous integration and continuous delivery application that you can use to build and test your software projects continuously. Jenkins OCI...

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Kubernetes, Serverless, and Federation – Oracle at KubeCon 2017

Today at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017 conference in Austin, TX, the Oracle Container Native Application Development team open sourced two new Kubernetes...

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Containers, Microservices, APIs

Announcing The New Open Source WebLogic Monitoring Exporter on GitHub

As it runs, WebLogic Server generates a rich set of metrics and runtime state information that provides detailed performance and diagnostic data about the...

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Updates to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure CLI

We’ve been hard at work the last few months making updates to our command line interface for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, and wanted to take a minute to share...

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Announcing Mobile Authentication Plugin for Apache Cordova, and More!

We are excited to announce the open source release on GitHub of the cordova-plugin-oracle-idm-auth plugin for Apache Cordova, developed by the Oracle JavaScript...

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Cloud

Introducing Data Hub Cloud Service to Manage Apache Cassandra and More

Today we are introducing the general availability of the Oracle Data Hub Cloud Service. With Data Hub, developers are now able to initialize and run Apache...

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Open Source

Linuxgiving! The Things We do With and For Oracle Linux

By: Sergio Leunissen - VP, Operating Systems & Virtualization  It is almost Thanksgiving, so you may be thinking about things that you’re thankful for –good...

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Podcast Show Notes

Podcast: What's Hot? Tech Trends That Made a Real Difference in 2017

Innovation never sleeps, and tech trends come at you from every angle. That's business as usual in the software developer's world. In 2017, microservices,...

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Architect

An API First Approach to Microservices Development

By Claudio Caldato, Sr. Director Development and Boris Scholl, VP Development - Microservices, Oracle Cloud Introduction  Over the last couple of years our work...

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Community

Introducing Dev Gym! Free Training on SQL and More

There are many ways to learn. For example, you can read a book or blog post, watch a video, or listen to a podcast. All good stuff, which is what you'd expect...

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Chatbots

Podcast: Chatbot Development: First Steps and Lessons Learned - Part 2

The previous podcast featured a discussion of chatbot development with a panel of developers who were part of a program that provided early access to the Oracle...

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Chatbots

A Simple Guide to Oracle Intelligent Bots Error Handling

Oracle Intelligent Bots, a part of Oracle Mobile Cloud Enterprise (OMCe), uses artificial intelligence in natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning...

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Cloud Foundry Arrives on Oracle Cloud with a Provider Interface and Service Brokers

As the adoption of Oracle Cloud grows, there is increasing demand to bring a variety workloads to run on it. Due to the popularity of the Cloud Foundry...

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Cloud

Announcing Fn–An Open Source Serverless Functions Platform

We are very excited to announce our new open source, cloud agnostic, serverless platform–Fn. The Fn project is a container native Apache 2.0 licensed serverless...

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Cloud

Meet the New Application Development Stack - Managed Kubernetes, Serverless, Registry, CI/CD, Java

Oracle OpenWorld 2017, JavaOne, and Oracle Code Container Native Highlights New Oracle Container Native App Dev Platform: Managed Kubernetes + CI/CD + Private...

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Announcing Oracle Container Engine and Oracle Container Registry Service

Today at Oracle OpenWorld, we announced early adopter availability of the Oracle Container Native Application Development platform – a big step forward for...

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Developers

New Game. New Name. Oracle Developer Community

Technology has driven so much change that people have become nearly oblivious to all but the most dramatic innovations. But it’s important to remember that each...

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Announcing Oracle JET 4.0 and Web Components

This release of Oracle JET brings many new features. None bigger than a completely new Custom Element based syntax for defining all JET UI components. We...

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Cloud

7 Reasons Developers Won't Believe That Will Make Them Attend Code San Francisco

It's been 7 months since we kicked off the Oracle Code series in the Bay Area, and since then we’ve visited 17 countries to host thousands of developers, and...

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Chatbots

Podcast: Chatbot Development, First Steps and Lessons Learned - Part 1

Amid the hype and discussion around chatbots, people are actually diving in and developing chatbot services.  Chabot development comes with a unique set of...

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Cloud

Announcing Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Modules for the Terraform Modules Registry

With the newly announced HashiCorp Terraform Module Registry, Oracle is providing an initial set of Verified modules for the Oracle Cloud...

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Community

Another Chance to Soar: Integrating 17 PaaS Services

One of the highlights of the Oracle Fusion Middleware Partner Forum in Valencia, Spain in March 2016 was a live demo of a system developed by ACE Directors...

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Get a highly available Kubernetes Cluster on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure in minutes

Seems that everywhere you turn these days – someone’s talking about Kubernetes.  With recent research indicating 71% of enterprises using Kubernetes to manage...

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Cutting Wood, Beating the Drum: Oracle Joins CNCF, Doubles Down Further on Kubernetes

Oracle Joins the CNCF as a Platinum Member Open Sources Kubernetes Terraform Installer for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Releases Kubernetes on Oracle Linux It’s...

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Community

Microservice Mavens on the Move at Oracle OpenWorld

Are Microservices and APIs Becoming SOA 2.0? turned out to be one of the most popular ArchBeat podcasts so far this year. The program features a panel...

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Cloud

Calling All Developers to Join our CX Hackathon 2017

Have we got a deal for you! Come hack a Smarter Customer Experience at the Modern CX Hackathon on 29-30 September in San Francisco.  If you’re already coming...

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Community

Most Watched 2 Minute Tech Tips - August 2017

It has been a few weeks since we checked in on the most watched 2 Minute Tech Tip videos, those bite-sized bits of technical insight and expertise from across...

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Database

Oracle NoSQL Database 4.5 Brings Big Developer Advantages

You have a NoSQL database that is fast, reliable and sophisticated.   It's time to build applications that can take full advantage of the transaction...

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Community

Video: Large Datasets and R? Use the Features of Oracle R Enterprise!

"Working with large datasets in R can be a challenge," says Oracle ACE Associate Maarten Smeets. "Memory can be a limitation and also CPU processing power." In...

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Chatbots

Video: Introduction to Platform Agnostic Hybrid App Development

The way in which apps are being built is significantly changing; now even more so with the cloud and various platforms and devices that must be supported across...

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Community

Point the Camera at Your Face: Where is Your 2 Minute Tech Tip?

The very first video in the community-driven 2 Minute Tech Tip video series was published on August 29, 2014. Since then 230 more 2MTT videos have been recorded...

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Community

Video: Oracle Mobile Cloud Service Integration Options

Oracle Mobile Cloud Service (OMCS) might not be the first product you think of when thinking about integration, according to Oracle ACE Associate Maarten...

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Community

Oracle Code Returns to San Francisco - Oct 3, 2017

The Oracle Code event series began its journey around the globe in San Francisco on March, 1, 2017. On October 3, 2017 -- 7 months and 300,000 coders later --...

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Community

Video: JavaScript Toolkit for Enterprise Applications | Andreas Koop

Modern web application development with JavaScript has become popular – even for enterprise applications. But when starting a new project developers can feel...

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Community

Podcast: Are Microservices and APIs Becoming SOA 2.0?

When I sent out a call for suggestions for podcast topics, one of the first to respond was Phil Wilkins, an Oracle ACE Associate and a senior consultant at...

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Getting Started with Microservices, Part 4: Fundamentals of DevOps with Containerized Microservices

It's time to close the loop on Getting Started with Microservices. Part 1 of this series discussed some of the main advantages of microservices, and touched on...

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Database

Updates to Python, PHP and C Drivers for Oracle Database

Oracle has released a raft of updates to popular drivers for Oracle Database application development. Updates to cx_Oracle driver for Python developers and the...

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Developers

Announcing AddThis for AngularJS

We’re excited to announce that AddThis, the global leader in website marketing tools, has built a module for AngularJS! Grow your website with tools by trusted...

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Community

Video: Visual JavaScript Development for Everyone

In this on-demand session from the Full Stack Web Development track in the Oracle Code Online event in June, Shay Shmeltzer shows you how to simplify and...

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Community

Video: Kubernetes: Finding the Magic

"It's one thing to say 'I want to use Kubernetes for my orchestration and for my application,'" says TJ Fontaine. "But  you can't just sprinkle some Kubernetes...

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Community

Video: Transport Layer Security in Oracle ICS and MCS

How secure is your connection to your Oracle Mobile Cloud or Integration Cloud service? In order to answer that question, Oracle ACE Associate Maarten Smeets,...

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Cloud

Podcast: Getting Real with Microservices

Originally posted by Bob Rhubart It has been almost two and a half years since the ArchBeat podcast last visited the topic of microservices. In that...

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Community

Video: The Rise of ChatBots in Enterprise Mobile Application Development

Conversations between human beings and computers have been a mainstay of science fictions movies for decades. Remember the HAL 9000 in director Stanley...

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Cloud

Open Sourcing Bare Metal Cloud Services CLI

Continuing our commitment to openness and collaboration, we are excited to announce the open sourcing of the Bare Metal Cloud Services Command-line interface...

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Podcast: From Raspberry Pis to Deep Space JavaFX

Originally shared by Bob Rhubart Over the past several weeks I’ve had the good fortune to conduct video interviews with various session presenters at the Oracle...

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Podcast: Trajectories and Career Paths of IT Stars

Originally shared by Bob Rhubart How old were you when you first started experimenting with writing code?  How did that early interest evolve into your...

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Announcing Oracle Developers on Medium

If you are an avid reader of technical content, you will certainly enjoy to know that we are now publishing in-depth technical articles on Medium. We are...

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DBDEV

The Oracle Database Cloud Development Story

Are you a software developer looking for the best cloud database for application development? Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service is the...

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Community

Video: Building Hybrid Mobile Apps with JavaScript and Cordova

Building JavaScript web applications is essential for today’s developers. But mobile is the 800-pound gorilla you can’t ignore. In this Mobile Track session...

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Community

Video: Basic Help for Docker Noobs

Mike Raab, senior principal product manager for the Oracle Container Cloud Service, kicked off his Oracle Code Atlanta session "Introduction to Docker...

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Podcast Show Notes: Trajectories: Career Paths of IT Stars

How old were you when you first started experimenting with writing code?  How did that early interest evolve into your current career?The genesis of this...

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Community

Video: Making RESTful Web Services the Easy Way with Node.js | Dan McGhan

Drivers make it easy to connect to and run statements against a database. That means they're perfect for creating RESTful APIs, right? You'll want to add some...

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Cloud

Developer Platforms: As Diverse As Development Teams

Organizations likely have professional developers doing modern and sophisticated coding, using languages from Java to Node.js to Python as the need moves them....

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Ask Peter Laurie Anything

Peter Laurie, CEO, Junta Pty has been doing commercial software development for the last 20+ years, the majority of that with Java and WebLogic. He splits his...

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Community

Video: Discover Graal: Open Source Polyglot Runtime Environment

Have you discovered Graal? It's a new open source project created by Oracle Labs. "Graal allows you to deploy virtually any language in a single environment and...

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Community

Video: Microservices and Modern Software Development

Microservices are pretty much a done deal, according to Mark Cavage VP of Software Development for Oracle. "I think almost everybody out there admits that in...

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Community

Video: Think in a Functional Style to Produce Concise Code

The addition of lambda and Streams to Java 8 made it much easier for developers to think in a functional style to produce concise, readable code. In this...

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Community

Video: Data Visualization: Just Say No to the Default Sort Order

It has been a while since I've posted any Business Intelligence content on this blog, but that drought ends now with this new 2 Minute Tech Tip from Oracle ACE...

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Chatbots

Chatbot Challenges: Talking Tech About Talking Tech

Despite the dizzying evolution of computer technology over the last three decades, the input/output process remains deeply dependent on fingers. True, I can now...

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Community

Video: How Do You Get from a Tandy 1000 to the Moon?

During my first interview with Sean Phillips, recorded at Oracle Code in Washington DC, he went into technical detail about the role JavaFX played in his work...

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Cloud

Hardcore Container Debugging

You've read a bunch of online tutorials and you've managed to containerize your application. You have even exposed a port so you can reach the application from...

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Cloud

Three New Open Source Container Utilities

Containers are more popular than ever. Here at Oracle, we use containers for many of our cloud services. While preparing for containers in production, we...

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Cloud

Building a Container Runtime in Rust

The container ecosystem is growing up. Proprietary implementations are gradually being replaced by open standards. One of the most important standards from the...

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Developers

The Microcontainer Manifesto and the Right Tool for the Job

Containers have grown dramatically in popularity over the last few years. They have been used to replace both package managers and config management....

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Community

Two New Articles on API Management and Microservices

Oracle ACE Director Luis Weir and ACE Associate Phil Wilkins, both from Capgemini, already teamed up to present API Management and Microservices: A Match Made...

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Database

Database Application Development VirtualBox VM Scripts Now on GitHub

Database and enterprise application developers looking to learn about our popular development tools, including the Oracle Database, have been taking advantage...

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Community

Video: APIs and Microservices: Making the Right Choices for Your Mobile Apps

 “In the past few years the REST APIs that mobile apps use to access server resources have gotten a lot of prominence," observes, Parvez Syed Mohamed, Director...

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Community

Video: 2 Minute Integration with Oracle Integration Cloud Service

More than just a tip, this video from Oracle ACE Robert van Molken and ACE Associate Phil Wilkins, actually demonstrates that you can set up an integration in...

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Developers

New Developer Champion Program

Visit us @dev_champions Today we're excited to announce our newest program celebrating modern developers: Oracle Developer Champion. This advocacy...

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Community

Podcast: Zombie Devices and the Moons of Jupiter

Over the past several weeks I’ve had the good fortune to conduct video interviews with various session presenters at the Oracle Code events in New York City,...

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Oracle

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