Friday, 17 November 2017

Standalone Forms Builder 12c (12.2.1) Installation on Windows

In Oracle Forms 11g a WebLogic Server installation was a prerequisite for the Forms Builder, making the footprint of a development PC quite substantial. Oracle Forms 12c allows a Standalone Forms Builder installation, which no longer needs a WebLogic Installation.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Forms and Reports Services 12c (12.2.1) : Create a New Domain

This article presents a brief overview of creating a new domain for a Forms and Reports Services 12c deployment.

◉ Assumptions

This article assumes the following.

Monday, 13 November 2017

Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS) 12cR2 (12.2.1) Installation on Oracle Linux 6 and 7

This article presents a brief overview of installing Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS) 12cR2 (12.2.1) on Oracle Linux 6 and 7.

◉ Assumptions

This article assumes you have an existing server (real or virtual) with either Oracle Linux 6.x or 7.x installed on it. For instruction on how to do this check out the following articles.

Friday, 10 November 2017

DEPRECATE Pragma for PL/SQL in Oracle Database 12c

As an application evolves the code gets refactored and some of the code may no longer be needed. Removing old code can be a problem as far as backwards compatibility is concerned, but you want to make sure any new development avoids referencing old APIs. Oracle database 12.2 introduced the DEPRECATE pragma to mark code as deprecated and display compiler warnings if deprecated code is referenced by any newly compiled code.