Saturday, January 04, 2014

2014-01-03 Saturday - Oracle Fusion Middleware Notes

I'm doing some research on various Oracle Fusion Middleware technologies, in preparation for a new client engagement.

This posting will be a placeholder for any interesting resources found, notes from various documentation sources, observations (my own, and links to others), and my experiences working with the various tools and technologies:

12c (12.1.2) > Oracle Data Integrator > 16 Using Web Services
  • "The WADL structure (for RESTful services) is not supported by Oracle Data Integrator."

12c (12.1.2)  > Oracle Data Integrator > Appendix B Using Groovy Scripting with Oracle Data Integrator

Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse 12c ( Release Notes
  • "Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse no longer depends on Spring IDE. Users updating existing OEPE installations through Eclipse Update will need to first uninstall Oracle Spring Tools."

Mark Rittman (of Rittman Mead Consulting) posted a blog entry on January 2nd, 2014, entitled:
Rittman Mead and Oracle Data Integrator 12c – Thoughts and Experiences So Far


Free Oracle WebLogic Server 12c (12.1.2) Zip Distribution and Installers for Developers

Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse (

Selected/relevant Oracle Blogs

Thursday, January 02, 2014

2014-01-02 Thursday - Packt Publishing $5 eBook Bonanza

Packt Publishing has an amazing $5 eBook/Video deal running until January 3rd.

I picked-up 47 eBooks to add as references to my Amazon Kindle:

Oracle Service Bus 11g Development Cookbook
Oracle SOA Suite 11g R1 Developer's
WS-BPEL 2.0 for SOA Composite Applications with Oracle SOA Suite 11g
Oracle SOA Infrastructure Implementation Certification Handbook (1Z0-451)
Oracle SOA BPEL Process Manager 11gR1 – A Hands-on Tutorial
Applied SOA Patterns on the Oracle Platform
Oracle SOA Governance 11g Implementation
Oracle ADF Enterprise Application Development – Made Simple, Second Edition (Pre-Order     25 Jan 2014)
Oracle SOA Suite 11g Administrator's Handbook
Getting Started with Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Developer’s Guide
Oracle SOA Suite 11g Developer's Cookbook
Getting Started with Oracle SOA B2B Integration: A Hands-On Tutorial
Oracle SOA Suite 11g Performance Tuning Cookbook
Oracle BPM Suite 11g Developer's cookbook
Oracle JDeveloper 11gR2 Cookbook
Oracle Data Guard 11gR2 Administration Beginner's Guide
jQuery UI 1.10: The User Interface Library for jQuery
Getting Started with Oracle Event Processing 11g
Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting 11 Expert Guide
Oracle JRockit: The Definitive Guide
jQuery Game Development Essentials
HTML5 Game Development with ImpactJS
HTML5 and CSS3 Responsive Web Design Cookbook
Mastering Web Application Development with AngularJS
Responsive Web Design by Example
HTML5 Enterprise Application Development
Learning jQuery - Fourth Edition
Object-Oriented JavaScript - Second Edition
jQuery UI Cookbook
Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook, Second Edition
Enterprise Application Development with Ext JS and Spring
Java 7 Concurrency Cookbook
Oracle Goldengate 11g Complete Cookbook
Oracle GoldenGate 11g Implementer's guide
Getting Started with Oracle Data Integrator 11g: A Hands-On Tutorial
Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Administration Cookbook
Oracle Database 11gR2 Performance Tuning Cookbook
Mastering Apache Cassandra
Apache Camel Developer's Cookbook
Developing Web Applications with Oracle ADF Essentials
PowerShell 3.0 Advanced Administration Handbook
Eclipse 4 Plug-in Development by Example Beginner's Guide
F# for Quantitative Finance
Android Security Cookbook
Unity Android Game Development by Example Beginner's Guide
Unity Multiplayer Games
Node Cookbook Second Edition

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

2014-01-01 Wednesday - TIOBE Software Index for December 2013

TIOBE Software Programming Language Index for Dec 2013!

A few surprising findings.  The top five, in order, are:
#1 - C
#2 - Java
#3 - Objective-C
#4 - C++
#5 - C#

Transact-SQL made a big move up from #21 in 2012, to #9.

COBOL at #24

Scala is at #31


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