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Add Code to Oracle Reports via Forms FormsAPI Master

How to do Mass Changes with in your Oracle Reports with FormsAPI Master

For our migration to Oracle ADF we have to identify, which Forms and Reports modules are still really called. For Forms we already have implemented a call statistic. In this blog post I show you how you can automatically implement the same into over 200 reports.

Our way to 19c - I am a speaker at DOAG 2020

Project report about an Oracle Database Upgrade

Already 4 years we plan the upgrade from 11c to a new supported version. If you speak german and you are interested in some of our experiences, you should come and attend my presentation at DOAG 2020 Wednesday, Nov. 18, 15:00 online.

Show your Oracle Forms and Reports diffs from Git

See diff for your Forms and Reports modules with tools from ORCL Toolbox and Git difftool wrapper

You have successfully versioned your Oracle Forms & Reports module with git. What if you could see the diff for your module after changes from your working copy or between two commits? See my solution with the tools from ORCL Toolbox and a Git difftool wrapper.

DOAG2017 wrap up

Another DOAG is over and here is my summary.

DOAG2016 wrap up

Another DOAG is over and here is my summary.

Oracle TranslationHub neither supported for 12c Database, 12c Forms/Reports or 64 bit!

If you need TranslationHub (Windows only) for your forms and reports development please immediately stop if you plan to move to one of the these

SLES shell script to check required os packages according to documentation before starting oracle forms and reports installation

If you try to install Oracle Forms & Reports on SLES 11.3 than despite all installer checks are passed maybe you get a error message.

Fasten your Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Server start on Unix derivates

Do you see a slow start of your WebLogic managed server for Forms & Reports on Unix derivate? We had this problem too on SuSe SLES 11 and Forms and Reports 11.1.2.

Oracle Reports Designer 11g 64bit on Windows7 64bit very buggy - Use Reports 32bit instead!

As I have seen in Oracle certification matrix Forms & Reports 11g 64bit is supported under Windows7 64bit. So I tried to install it and to work with it. Unfortunately there are serious bugs in it, please read for more information MOS Doc ID 1395965.1.

TranslationHub 11g is only available as 32 bit - requires Forms and Reports 11g too in 32 bit for Development

I have done the whole may scripting silent installs of several developer tools. Among them was Fusion Middleware 11.1.2 Forms & Reports. I see that oracle certifies the 64bit installers on win7 64bit and so I have successfully script this after a lot of time. I want not speak about the many errors in silent installers here. But what if you want to use TranslationHub too?