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InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27
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InterLabs Oracle Forms, what’s next 2011-04-27

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The InterLabs Seminar on April 27 2011, at the Concentra building, Antwerp, Belgium. …

The InterLabs Seminar on April 27 2011, at the Concentra building, Antwerp, Belgium.
To upgrade your Oracle Forms 10g applications, there is no silver bullet sollution. What are the possibilities and their (dis)advantages?

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  • 1. - Use the Oracle Forms ‘converter’ to convertForms to APEX automatically and thenfurthercustomize the application.2.- Youcanbuild APEXapplicationson top of existingForms PL/SQL back-end, providedthat most/all of your business logic is stored in packages. 3. - Rebuild Oracle FormsApplication in APEX using a framework
  • 1. - Use Forms2XML to convert the .fmb files to .xml files2. - Bydoingthis APEX canuseyourForms PL/SQL back-end3. - …4. - UseAPEX’smeta-datasummary to determinewhat to do next5. - Createan APEX applicationbasedon the Formsobjects of yourchosing6. - We at Inter Access useour APEX framework to addcommonfunctionalities to APEX applications in a fast and reliableway.
  • 1. - Or even simpel ones!2. - Ifyou have a good PL/SQL back-enduseit3. - …Thisconcludesmypresentation, thankyouforlistening.
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    • 1. Oracle Forms, what’snext ?
      Concentra Bedrijvencentrum 2011-04-27
    • 2. Welcome @ InterLabs !
      Steve Lannoye – Managing Director
      AboutInterLabs – Innovationcentre of IAB
      Possibilities:
      Interactive programs onactual hot market topics
      Seminars (InterLabs invites)
      Fullycustomizedcoaching programs
    • 3. Patrick Hellemans – Competence Manager Technology
      Sessions intro
    • 4. Agenda
      Welcome @ InterLabs – Steve Lannoye
      Sessions intro – Patrick Hellemans
      Session 1: Java – Marco Barberio
      Session 2: APEX 4.0 – Geert Guldentops
      Break
      Sessions intro – Patrick Hellemans
      Session 3: ADF 11g & Forms 11g – Shintaro Nagaoka
      Wrap up – Patrick Hellemans
      Next steps & opening reception – Steve Lannoye
    • 5. Does Forms 10g still have a future ?
    • 6. Possiblemigrationpaths
    • 7. Marco Barberio – Senior Java Solution Engineer
      Why Java
      Migration paths
      Demo
      Conclusion
      Session 1: Java
    • 8. Forms 10g application requires integration with other applications.
      Java development provides much lower development costs.
      The use of open source technology is beneficial to the organization.
      The organization has determined that proprietary is no longer beneficial.
      Why Java
    • 9. Reuse Database
      CRUD screens will be managed in Java.
      Call custom made stored procedures.
      Create new GUI in JSF.
      Solution: Step 1
    • 10. Rewrite stored procedures in Java code.
      Write all the custom made PL/SQL code in Java.
      Re-factor GUI.
      Solution: Step 2
    • 11. Architecture
      PL/SQL
    • 12. Demo
      Hands
      on
    • 13. “open” technology
      Easy interaction with other applications
      Platform independency :"Write once, run anywhere"
      Conclusion
    • 14. Geert Guldentops – Oracle APEX SolutionEngineer
      Possiblemigrationpaths
      How to convert Oracle Forms 10g to APEX
      Demo migration
      Conclusion
      Session 2: APEX 4.0
    • 15. Use Oracle Forms ‘converter’ to convertForms 10g front-end to APEX
      Build APEX applicationsbasedonexisting PL/SQL back-end
      Createnew APEX applicationsusing a framework
      PossibleMigrationPaths
    • 16. 1. Convert Oracle Forms to XML.
      2. Createan APEX workspaceassociatedwith the Forms schema.
      3. Create a migration project and upload the necessaryxmls.
      4. Analyse the Oracle Formsconversionresults.
      5. Generate Oracle APEX application.
      6. FurtherCustomize the APEX application.
      How To Convert Oracle Forms 10g To APEX
    • 17. Demo Migration
      Hands
      on
    • 18. Oracle FormsConverter does notworkforForms 10g
      Build APEX applicationson top of existing PL/SQL back-endwhenpossible
      Useframeworks and otherreusablecomponents to enable RAD and easilyenhancecommonapplicationfunctionalities
      Conclusion
    • 19.
    • 20. Patrick Hellemans – Competence Manager Technology
      Sessions intro
      Patrick Hellemans – Competence Manager Technology
    • 21. Shintaro Nagaoka – Principal Product Sales Consultant Oracle
      Oracle Forms 11g
      Oracle ADF 11g
      Session 3: ADF 11g & Forms 11g
    • 22. Oracle Forms 11g
      Technically the safest migration ( upgrade )
      Suitable for the intranet type applications
      Oracle’s commitment to continue Forms development
      Runs on Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g
      Some new features in Oracle Forms 11g
    • 23. Upgrading 6i & 10g Applications to 11g
      6i Forms FMB
      11g Forms FMB
      11g Forms FMX
      10g Forms FMB
      6iForms FMT
      open
      Forms Builder 6i
      Forms Compiler
      Oracle Forms Builder 11g
      open
      generate
    • 24. Quotes from the Oracle Whitepaper : Sep 2009
      Oracle Forms and Reports
      Oracle has no plan to desupport these products. Furthermore, new version of Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports will continue to be released as part of Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Forms 11g and Oracle Reports 11g are components of Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g.
      In line with our product strategy, future development activities will be aimed at smoother version-to-version upgrade, integration with features of the platform/ technology stack and product stability.
    • 25. Oracle Fusion Middleware ( FMW ) 11g
    • 26. Oracle Forms 11g
      Forms Server
    • 27. 11g Forms New Features
      External events
      Javascript integration
      Java events
      Proxy user support
      PL/SQL tracing
      Oracle diagnostic logging (ODL)
    • 28. External Events
      FormsClient
      BPEL thru AQ
      FormsServer
      Timers
      FormsServer 2
      Databasethru AQ
      Making it possible to call into Forms from the outside world
    • 29. New trigger for programming External Events
    • 30. New SOA integration architecture with Oracle Forms application
      Customer
      solution
      Partner
      solution
      Forms Application
      Oracle Service Bus
    • 31. Oracle JDeveloper ADF
      Application Rewrite
      PL/SQL codes need to be rewritten in Java
      JDEV : Mainstream development tool at Oracle
      Used by the Oracle developers
      Proven productivity through Application Development Framework ( ADF )
      Application deployment requires a middleware platform, typically Oracle Fusion Middleware
    • 32. Java EE
      Web User Interfaces
      Web Services
      SOA
      WebCenter / Portlets
      Database
      XML
      Oracle JDeveloper - Enterprise IDE
      JDeveloper
    • 33. JDeveloper - Unified Visual Development
      SOA
      Web 2.0
      Java
    • 34. Choice of Development Styles
      Visual
      Dialog
      Code
    • 35. Full Lifecycle Support
    • 36. A Common Development Framework
      Oracle Application Development Framework
      Increase productivity & ease-of-use
      Visual and declarative development
      Takes care of the “plumbing” code
      Implements best practices
      Promote service oriented development
      Re-usable business services
      Composite applications development
      Standards-based
      Choice of technology, deployment platform
      End-to-end coverage
      MVC, security, customization
    • 37. Portals / WebCenter
      ADF Architecture
      Channels
      Mobile Browsers
      Excel
      Desktop Browsers
      Disconnected Mobile
      Unified Binding and UI Orchestration
      Service Interfaces
      Database
      ServiceOrchestration
      WebServices
      EBus / PSoft
      Siebel
    • 38. Oracle ADF - Major Benefits
      Faster and simpler standard-based development
      Forrester - the Oracle 11g development environment may finally be the “Visual Basic for Java”
      Partners report 30% productivity improvement over .Net
      Rich interactive user interfaces without the cost
      Single set of developer skills
      Mobile, BI, Geographic Information, Cubic data
      Common infrastructure
      Declarative customization (company, department, personal, portal)
      End-to-end security
      Drag-and-drop binding
      Reliable certification and support
      Advanced Tooling
    • 39. Patrick Hellemans – Competence Manager Technology
      No extended support forForms 10g
      4 possiblemigrationpaths
      2 PL/SQL based : APEX 4.0 & Forms 11g
      2 Java based: ADF 11g & Java
      No silverbulletsolution, butmigrationapproachwillmake the difference
      Wrap up
    • 40. Next steps and opening reception
      Steve Lannoye – Managing Director
    • 41. References
    • 42. Questions ?

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