By: Francis Mignault On: December 7, 2018 In: Oracle Forms Comments: 0

Although Oracle Forms applications offer their end-users a web-browser interface, they aren’t particularly web-friendly.  Indeed, most Forms developers will tell you that the Oracle Forms development platform is simply not suited for building web-based applications. And, as Forms applications still play a vital role in many companies, this has...

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By: Francis Mignault On: November 8, 2018 In: Business Solutions, Oracle Forms Comments: 0

In my previous blog (2 of 4 in this series) I explained how similar the web-based development platform called Oracle APEX is to Oracle Forms. These similarities give your Forms developers the confidence and efficiency that come with working in familiar territory.  This brings me to the business advantages of modernizing Oracle...

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By: Francis Mignault On: October 18, 2018 In: Oracle APEX, Oracle Forms Comments: 0

In this second installment of my series on Oracle Forms and Reports, I’ll explain why Oracle APEX is ideally suited for Forms Modernization (My first blog was about Forms Challenges). APEX is a web-based Rapid Application Development tool that comes with the Oracle Database. If you already run an...

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By: Francis Mignault On: October 2, 2018 In: Oracle Forms Comments: 0

This post kicks off a four-part series of blogs dedicated to Oracle Forms and Reports Modernization. If your company still uses Forms applications, is looking to modernize them, but have not yet found a realistic and reliable solution, then this blog series will be well worth your time.   Forms...

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By: Francis Mignault On: September 20, 2018 In: REST, Web Services Comments: 0

We sometimes get questions about REST. “What is it exactly?” “How does it work?”. In its long form, “Representational State Transfer” doesn’t make it easier to understand. Nor do the words usually associated with it, such as in “Should I have a REST API?” or “Should I have RESTful Services?”....

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By: Francis Mignault On: May 10, 2018 In: Conference Comments: 0

This year at Kscope18, Insum will dish out no less than 16 Oracle APEX-related presentations in only 3 days. Every one of them is designed to capture your developer’s imagination and feed you practical information and guidelines throughout your discovery of the many facets of this powerful Rapid Application Development tool....

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By: Francis Mignault On: May 8, 2018 In: Conference Comments: 0

It’s time for the Insum Collaborate18 wrap-up Our APEX experts were at OAUG’s premiere event from April 22nd to April 28th. According to all present it was, in many ways, our most successful Collaborate participation yet, garnering more interest in Oracle APEX than we’d seen in previous years. To...

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By: Francis Mignault On: April 19, 2018 In: Oracle Forms Comments: 0

It’s tough for companies with Oracle Forms. They are often told they should replace this 30-year-old application development technology. But then, Oracle will tell you that the latest version of  Forms will easily integrate with almost any modern technology your enterprise requires. So where does that leave you? Oracle...

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By: Francis Mignault On: December 1, 2016 In: Oracle APEX Comments: 0

Our Oracle APEX methodology is composed of different elements related to all aspects of an APEX development project from architecture to project management.

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By: Francis Mignault On: May 24, 2016 In: Oracle APEX Comments: 2

I still remember the first time I used Oracle APEX (HTMLDB) in 2004.

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