Community Bulletin

Travel, Shop, and Teach

Explore happenings in Oracle Technology Network.

By Roland Smart

January/February 2017


Oracle Code: Join the Developer Roadshow

Beginning in March 2017, Oracle will host Oracle Code, a global developer roadshow including hands-on labs, technical sessions with Oracle experts, and other interactive experiences. Events are scheduled for 20 cities, including San Francisco, São Paulo, Bangalore, and Prague. Sign up to receive the latest roadshow updates.

Oracle Cloud Day: 2017 Events Announced

If you’re in the US, save the date for the next Oracle Cloud Day near you. 2017 event locations include Minneapolis, Denver, Los Angeles, Houston, and San Francisco. Learn more and register now.

Developers will find session tracks and networking events devoted to their own unique innovation opportunities and challenges. Presentation topics include reimagining application development and delivery; getting started with cloud-native development; and enabling digital transformation using the latest API management techniques.


Get More Tips

If you missed last issue’s Oracle Technology Network Oracle OpenWorld 2016 video recap, check it out as soon as possible, because there’s more. Oracle Technology Network Architect Community Manager Bob Rhubart shares 16 new Oracle OpenWorld video interviews with a wide range of subject matter experts.

Tune into a discussion with 2016 Oracle Cloud Platform Innovation Award winner Helsana Group as they describe how they used Oracle Data Integrator, Oracle GoldenGate, and Oracle SOA Suite. And get hands-on advice from Oracle ACE Director Ronald van Luttihuizen on how to use the latest platform-as-a-service design patterns for Oracle Cloud Solutions.

Oracle Cloud Marketplace: Update

Attention developers and technical professionals. Check out Oracle Cloud Marketplace for new applications and services. Get access to more than 450 tools, platforms, and frameworks—all integrated with Oracle Cloud Platform. Whether it’s optimizing your backup and recovery mechanisms for Oracle Database or syncing new datasources with Oracle Sales Cloud, you’ll find solutions for your latest project.


Teach and Empower the Next Generation

Oracle Technology Network community members are advancing computer science education around the world with the help of Oracle Academy. Seasoned instructors use Oracle Academy resources to introduce Alice—a free and introductory Java development environment—into their curricula. And volunteers who have never taught programming before are learning how to reach and engage future developers at the secondary school level.

If you’re interested in empowering the next generation of science, technology, engineering, and math leaders, visit the Oracle Academy website and look into the latest free training sessions. You’ll find both in-person and virtual opportunities.