24When to Use Oracle's New Web Forms for BPM
by Mark Peterson 10/24/14
In the ongoing effort to make the adoption of Business Process Management a more business centric activity, Oracle has added new features that attempt to reduce the time-to-completion for new business process automation. Oracle Web Forms is a tool that business analysts can use to develop user interfaces that are production ready in a short period of time. In AVIO's blog, New Web Form Designer and Process Player Features, Dan Atwood talks about the Web Form and process player features. In this blog I will address when to use the Web Forms and which design strategy, form-first or design-first, you should use.
14SOA Suite 12c - Thread Pool Changes and Tuning
by Adam Desjardin 10/14/14
In SOA Suite 12c, the model for managing and tuning thread pools has been changed significantly from 11g. In 11g, each of the service engines such as BPEL, BPMN and Mediator had their own configurations through Enterprise Manager to tune their respective thread pools. In BPEL for example, you could configure the invoke threads, engine threads, and system threads. You were not, however, able to control the number of incoming requests to exposed SOAP services for example because these were handled by standard Weblogic execute threads and not the invoke or engine threads.
13Add Row Banding to ADF ListView
by Jeremy Hull 10/13/14
The af:listView ADF component is a nice alternative to tables, and with a small effort, can provide a more-modern look to your ADF web application. There is one minor feature missing, which you can add yourself quite easily: row banding. Row banding makes the listView easier-ro-read, especially when there are many details in a listItem, or when there are many items in the list, or when the list is very wide.
10Navigating Oracle BAM 12c Composer's new "Designer" Page
by Ryan Ray 10/10/14
With the latest release of Oracle BAM 12c (12.1.3), Oracle has completely redesigned the BAM user interface (UI). This is the final post in a four part series of posts introducing this new UI. Part 1 - Introducing the New Oracle BAM 12c Composer Part 2 - Navigating Oracle BAM 12c Composer's New "Home" Page Part 3 - Navigating Oracle BAM 12c Composer's New "Administrator" Page
07Importing Visio Processes into Oracle BPM 12c
by Dan Atwood 10/7/14
It is now simpler to import Visio processes into Oracle BPM 12c, and new functionality has been added. Here is a 7 minute video that shows how they can be imported using Oracle BPM Business Process Composer or Oracle BPM Studio (JDeveloper) 12c. http://youtu.be/yCU3las4cmg Prerequisites: The BPMN Visio processes need to be exported using Visio 2007 or 2010 into a VDX format. Improved Functionality: