am proud to announce the availability of Oracle Mobile Cloud Service,
Version 2.0. Our goal to simplify mobile development has led us to
develop important new features such as Mobile Application Accelerator
(MAX), a new location-based service, and security enhancements to our
Mobile Backend as a Service platform. We are confident that these
features will help your customers build amazing apps that help
personalize each interaction with their brand while streamlining their
Build Better Apps Faster with MAX
innovation in mobile solutions grows at a healthy pace, traditional IT
is finding it challenging to keep up with user demands for more apps.
With MAX, our new Rapid Mobile App Development (RMAD) tool, “citizen
developers” with no programming background can develop their own apps
for iOS and Android platforms, without writing a single line of code.
MAX lets employees connect with their data by building simple, elegant
mobile apps independently, thus freeing up IT for more complex pursuits.
Click here to see MAX in action
Security Remains our Top Priority
has always been a first class citizen as far as Oracle Mobile Cloud
Service is concerned. With our focus on user roles, policies, and
credentials, we strive for an airtight yet worry-free development
experience. To facilitate PaaS-SaaS integration projects, today we
announce support for JWT token and OAuth policies for REST connectors to
streamline building mobile apps to Sales and Field Cloud Services. In
addition, now mobile users can log on to their apps with external
identity providers such as Microsoft Azure Active Directory, joining our
enormously popular Facebook social login feature.
Click here for information on MCS security
What's New for Oracle Mobile Cloud Service
What’s New in Mobile Cloud Service?
soon as new and changed features become available, cloud tools for
managing Oracle Mobile Cloud instances are upgraded in the data centers
where Oracle Cloud services are hosted. You don’t need to request an
upgrade to be able to use the new features—they come to you
16.2.3 (V2.0) Service Update
your business users to build their own mobile apps with Mobile
Application Accelerator (MAX). As long as the underlying APIs are
created according to a set of pre-defined patterns, folks in HR,
Finance, and other non-technical roles can build mobile apps without
ever having to write a line of code. Start here.
some mobile apps to manage timecard entries and other HR tasks? No need
to build them yourself. MCS provides some pre-built, self-service apps
that bring key E-Business Suite data to all your mobile devices. If you
want them, just download them from the MCS user interface.
Here’s what V2.0 brings mobile app developers:
Want to make your apps location-aware? Now you can define points of
interest and query those points using the Location Platform API. With
the Location API, you’ll know where your users are so you can send them
vital information right when they need it, to keep your customers firmly
engaged. The Location chapter tells you how to use Location in your mobile apps.
Let your mobile users log on to your apps using their Microsoft Azure
Active Directory credentials. You’ll find what you need to know here.
If you’re a service developer, check out these new features:
Version 1.1 brought you the ability to export and import artifacts
across MCS instances through a set of APIs. 16.2.3 makes working with
these artifacts (called “packages”) a whole lot easier, thanks to a
brand new user interface. See the chapter on Packages for more information.
To facilitate your PaaS and SaaS integration projects, we’ve added
OAuth and JWT token policies for REST connectors, to help make identify
propagation easier. Security Policies for REST Connectors contains the reference information you’ll need. Read the complete article here.
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