Monday Jul 28, 2014

New Whitepaper: Building a Custom Fusion Application

If you have an on-premises deployment of Fusion Applications and wish to extend it with your own custom application, Vik has created this whitepaper to guide you through the development steps. This simple walk-through includes:

  • Task overview and recommended naming standards
  • Registering via the applications taxonomy
  • Creating the application in JDeveloper using ADF
  • Using application-specific components like lookups and messages
  • Your options for deployment and integration

We hope you find it useful, and please feel free to leave your feedback in the comments section below.

Thursday Jul 24, 2014

New Doc: Getting Started with Web Services

The following is a guest post from Shaun Kaneshiro, an Applications Architect in the Fusion Applications Technical Architecture team at Oracle.  She is also the primary author of the new book recently released by our documentation team.

Oracle Cloud, Getting Started with Web Services, released earlier this month, addresses common questions from partners and customers who are building integrations with Oracle Cloud via SOAP services:

  • How do I browse the SOAP services available in Fusion Applications in the Oracle Applications Cloud?  (answer
  • How do I determine which SOAP services are provisioned in my Oracle Cloud instance? (answer)
  • Where can I learn more about using the find operation and view sample request and response payloads?  (answer)
  • What is the difference between update and merge operations? (answer)
  • How do I derive the endpoint for a particular SOAP service on my Oracle Cloud instance? (answer)

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Sunday Jul 13, 2014

Book Review: Oracle Fusion Applications Development and Extensibility Handbook

Earlier this year Oracle Press published a book targeting developers working with the Fusion Applications platform.  In this review we are taking a look at what this title has to offer.

Book Cover

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Wednesday Apr 09, 2014

Fusion Applications Release 8 Documentation Announcement

Guest Post by Amy Willard of the Oracle Documentation Team

The Release 8 Oracle Fusion Technology library has been published. The library is now an integral part of the Oracle Fusion Applications Documentation Library. To access the library, go to, select the “Oracle Fusion Applications 11g Release 8 (11.1.8)” link, and then click the “Technology” tab.  

This post summarizes some of the key changes and helps you find the information you need when developing with, upgrading to or installing Release 8.

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Thursday Mar 13, 2014

Release 8 Documentation

A number of things have changed in the developer documentation area since the previous release, and this blog post is going to help you find the right books for your needs.[Read More]

Wednesday May 08, 2013

Switching JDKs for JDeveloper/WLS Explained

The recent documentation update included a change of the required JDK for JDeveloper/WLS: instead of the bundled 32-bit JDK 1.6.0_24 the Developers Guide now advises to use the 64-bit version.

If you have worked with the 32-bit JDK so far, you may wonder how to make the switch.
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Thursday Apr 18, 2013

Announcement: Oracle Fusion Applications Developer’s Guide Release 4 Updated

Guest Post by Amy Willard of the Oracle Documentation Team

Release 4 of the Oracle Fusion Applications Developer's Guide has been updated to emphasize that the 64-bit JDK must be used, and lists the installer files that are required to create a Standalone WebLogic Server. Two sections in chapter two have been updated.

2.3.1 How to Create a Domain for Standalone WebLogic Server
  • States requirement for 64-bit JDK. Setting Up the Environment for Standalone WebLogic Server

  • Adds step for downloading and installing the 64-bit JDK and what to do if the 32-bit JDK already has been installed.
  • Lists the installer files that are required and how to obtain them if the system administrator has not made them available in a shared directory, or if the developer is not able to access the shared directory.
  •  Updates the system variables that should be set.
  •  Adds new section How to Fix Domain Creation Errors.
  •  Adds new section How to Test the Server.

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