Thursday Oct 24, 2013

WebLogic Partner Community Newsletter October 2013

Dear WebLogic Partner Community member,

Our October newsletter edition focuses on Oracle OpenWorld 2013, highlights, keynotes and all presentations. Thanks to all the partners who made the conference a huge success, if you could not come to San Francisco, you can find all the details in this newsletter.

We added additional locations for the free hands-on ADF & ADF Mobile Bootcamps & WebLogic Bootcamps. As a community member you can also get a free voucher to become a WebLogic Server 12c Certified Implementation Specialist or ADF 11g Certified Implementation Specialist (limited to partners from EMEA!) If you can not make it to a Bootcamp, do not miss the virtual developer days for WebLogic and ADF Mobile.

If you plan to install WebLogic read first the article “Setup a 12c Fusion Middleware Infrastructure from René van Wijk. If you administrate Middleware make sure you read the documentation and support notes Weblogic Server Patching & Maintenance Information Center.

In the ADF section of the newsletter our product management team continues with the ADF Architecture on-demand training. Andrejus released the latest version of the ADF Performance Audit Tool v 2.0.

The summer is over, if you look for a Christmas present, for your kids or yourself maybe you want to run Java on LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3.

Jürgen Kress

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WebLogic history an interview with Laurie Pitman by Qualogy

staff1296-640x559All those years that I am working with WebLogic, the BEA and Oracle era are the most well known about WebLogic evolving into a worldwide Enterprise platform for Java applications, being used by multinationals around the globe.

But how did it all begin? Besides from the spare info you find on some Internet pages, I was eager to hear it in person from one of the founders of WebLogic back in 1995, before the BEA era, Laurie Pitman.

Four young people, Carl Resnikoff, Paul Ambrose, Bob Pasker, and Laurie Pitman, became friends and colleagues about the time of the first release of Java in 1995. Between the four of them, they had an MA in American history, an MA in piano, an MS in library systems, a BS in chemistry, and a BS in computer science. They had come together kind of serendipitously, interested in building some web tools exclusively in Java for the emerging Internet web application market. They found many things to like about each other, some overlap in our interests, but also a lot of well-placed differences which made a partnership particularly interesting. They made it formal in January 1996 by incorporating. Read the complete article here.

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