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Digital transformation is an omnipresent topic today, providing a lot of challenges as well as chances. Due to that, customers are asking about how to deal with those challenges and how to leverage from the provided chances. Frequently asked questions in this area are:

  • How can we modernize existing applications?
  • What are the key elements for a future-proven strategy IT system architecture?
  • How can the flexibility as well as the agility of the IT system landscape be ensured?

But from our experience there’s no common answer for these questions, since every customer has individual requirements and businesses, but it is necessary to find pragmatic solutions, which leverage from existing best Practices – it is not necessary to completely re-invent the wheel.

With our new poster „Four Pillars of Digitalization based on Oracle Cloud“ (Download it here) , we try to deliver a set of harmonized reference models which we evolved based on our practical experience, while conceiving modern, future-oriented solutions in the area of modern application designs, integrative architectures, modern infrastructure solutions and analytical architectures. The guiding principle, which is the basis for our architectural thoughts is: Design for Change. If you want to learn more, you can refer to our corresponding Ebook (find the Ebook here, only available in German at the moment).

Usually the technological base for modern application architectures today is based on Cloud services, where the offerings of different vendors are constantly growing. Here it is important to know which Cloud services are the right ones to implement a specific use case. Our poster „Four Pillars of Digitalization based on Oracle Cloud“ shows the respective Cloud services of our strategic partner Oracle, which can be used to address specific challenges in the area of digitalization. Get the poster here.

 

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CI/CD with Mobile Cloud Services Solution architect Yannick Ongena’s article examines the use of Node.JS in combination with Jasmine to test code and configure an automated test script that will run every time a developer pushes code to a specific branch in the code repository. Read the article.

Podcast: Trajectories: Career Paths of IT Stars IT luminaries Mark Heckler, Pratik Patel, Sean Phillips, Heather VanCura, and Johan Vos talk about how their early interest in computers and software development led to stellar IT careers; college CompSci student Stephanie Xu shares her experience. Listen to the podcast.

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It’s time to get back to posting. In this short post, the first one after a long break,  I am going to show an easy way to clean up entity cache of a specific entity definition and to force dependent view objects to get re-executed.
Let’s say there is a dashboard page containing lots of various charts, diagrams, lists and tables. All that fancy stuff is based on a number of view objects. Let’s assume these view objects represent data in different ways from a database table containing some billing information BillingLog. So, there is an entity BillingLogEO and all dashboard VOs are based on this entity. When it comes to dashboards, a common use-case is to get the dashboard refreshed either manually or automatically. We could implement that just by running over all dashboard view objects and re-executing them one-by-one explicitly, or we can just tell the framework to clean up entity cache of BillingLogEO in our application module implementation class: Read the complete article here

 

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The May edition of the PaaS & Middleware Partner Update contains three topics:

• PaaS Summer Camp 2018

• Integrate & extend SaaS bootcamps

• PaaS Community Webcast Oracle API Management

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Using External REST Services with JDeveloper 12.2.1.2 (Part 1)

In this blog we look how we can use an external REST service with JDev 12.2.1.2. To make things more interesting we don’t use an ADF based REST service and we look how to get nested data into the UI.

For this sample we like to create an application which allows to search for music tracks and show the results in a table or listview. To get the music data we use a REST service and to display the data we use ADF faces application.

In part 1 we create the application and the project for the REST Data Control. Part 2 we will create the UI using the REST Data Control.

Setting up an external REST services

Let’s start be selecting a REST service which is available for public use without the need to get a key first. We use such a service to make it easier for you to run the sample and to look at the code. If we would need a key to use the API, you would need to register yourself with the service before you can run the sample.

There are a couple of such REST services like Spotify, iTunes or MusicBrainz which offer search APIs for music data as public REST service. Spotify we have to eliminate from the list as this service requires an API key since Mai 2017, meaning that it’s not public available without you register yourself before using it. ITunes REST API allows public access and the data structure returned is very simple. The result for a search get you everything in a flat structure. This will make things easy, too easy. Read the complete article here.

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Please let us know in case you want to run an event at one of this location or you want to start your local Meetup. We are looking forward to support you and sponsor the event with pizza and beer!

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