Getting Started with Chatbots

Introduction At Oracle Open World 2016, Larry Ellison demoed the upcoming Oracle Intelligent Bots Cloud Service (IBCS), if you haven’t seen the demo, you can watch the recording on youtube. Chatbots employ a conversational interface that is both lean and smart, and if designed properly is even charming. Chat helps people find the things they want […]

Integrating Oracle Mobile Cloud Service with Oracle IoT Cloud Service

Introduction The Oracle Internet of Things Cloud Service (IoTCS) allows you to set up an integration with the Oracle Mobile Cloud Service (MCS) to process and analyze the data received from your mobile devices that are connected to IoTCS. This article explains how you can create a custom API in MCS that exposes this device […]

Using Oracle Mobile Cloud Service with React JS

Introduction Oracle’s Mobile Cloud Service (MCS) can be used with any client development tool. Whether it is a mobile framework or web based framework. To speed up development for the most popular development tools, MCS comes with a Software Development Kit (SDK) for native Android, iOS and Windows development, as well as a JavaScript SDK […]

Using the Oracle Mobile Cloud Service SDK with AngularJS and Ionic

Introduction Oracle’s Mobile Cloud Service (MCS) can be used with any mobile client development tool. To speed up development for the most popular development tools, MCS comes with a Software Development Kit (SDK) for native Android, iOS and Windows development, as well as a JavaScript SDK for hybrid JavaScript-based development. Oracle’s A-Team has gained experience […]

MCS Mobile Solution for E-Business Suite – Part 1 (Introduction)

Introduction Earlier this month, a new version of mobile cloud service (MCS) was released, MCSV2.0 (16.2.3) offers many new features and capabilities such as Location based services. For the full list of new capabilities,please check Oracle MCS V2.0 release notes here. One of the new features MCS V2.0 offers, is a set of pre-packaged applications that allows you […]

Migrating AMPA Apps to Oracle MAF 2.3.1 Client Data Model

Introduction Oracle MAF 2.3.1 has just been released. This release contains a major new feature, the client data model (CDM). CDM is the productized version of the A-Team Mobile Persistence Accelerator (AMPA). This article explains how you can migrate your existing MAF app that uses AMPA to MAF 2.3.1 with CDM. We recommend to perform this […]

Creating custom Fusion Applications User Interfaces using Oracle JET

Introduction JET is Oracle’s new mobile toolkit specifically written for developers to help them build client slide applications using JavaScript. Oracle Fusion Applications implementers are often given the requirement to create mobile, or desktop browser, based custom screens for Fusion Applications. There are many options available to the developer for example Oracle ADF (Java Based) and Oracle JET (JavaScript […]

Hybrid Mobile Apps: Using the Mobile Cloud Service JavaScript SDK with Oracle JET

Introduction Oracle’s Mobile Cloud Service has a Javascript SDK that makes connecting your hybrid mobile app to your mobile backend service a breeze.  The Javascript SDK for MCS comes in two flavors, one for web applications and one for Cordova applications. The MCS Javascript SDK for Cordova has a few more capabilities than the web version, such […]

Creating a Mobile-Optimized REST API Using Oracle Mobile Cloud Service – Part 4

Introduction To build functional and performant mobile apps, the back-end data services need to be optimized for mobile consumption. RESTful web services using JSON as payload format are widely considered as the best architectural choice for integration between mobile apps and back-end systems. At the same time, many existing enterprise back-end systems provide a SOAP-based web […]

Some Great News for Oracle MAF Developers

Introduction This week started nicely for Oracle Mobile Application Framework (MAF) developers as the new MAF 2.3  release has been made available. Details about this new release can be found in this blog from MAF product management. We will end the week with even better news: a new version of the A-Team Mobile Persistence Accelerator (AMPA) has […]

Oracle Mobile Cloud Service by Example Part 2: Create a Hello World Mobile API in 4 mins

Get started with Mobile Cloud Service (we call it MCS) in 4 mins!!! I published this short video back in June on the A-Team youtube channel. This is the first thing anyone should do when they work with MCS to establish connectivity Its already had lots of viewings so I thought I would show it here […]

Oracle Mobile Cloud Service: Designed for Performance, Scalability and Productivity

Introduction Oracle Mobile Cloud Service (MCS for short) is Oracle’s Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) offering. MCS enables companies to create and deploy scalable, robust, and secure mobile applications quickly and easily, and empowers developers to leverage enterprise IT systems—without having to get IT involved. Mobile Cloud Service does not only provide a rich […]

Creating a Mobile-Optimized REST API Using Oracle Mobile Cloud Service – Part 3

Introduction To build functional and performant mobile apps, the back-end data services need to be optimized for mobile consumption. RESTful web services using JSON as payload format are widely considered as the best architectural choice for integration between mobile apps and back-end systems. At the same time, many existing enterprise back-end systems provide a SOAP-based web […]

Managing Multiple Applications in Oracle Mobile Cloud Service

Introduction When the landscape in IT is changing from an on premise architecture to a cloud based architecture and from a desktop based workstation to mobile and tablet workstations,  some questions may arise from an enterprise architecture perspective. On of those questions will probably be: “How do we manage multiple applications” . When you have […]

Creating a Mobile-Optimized REST API Using Oracle Mobile Cloud Service – Part 2

Introduction To build functional and performant mobile apps, the back-end data services need to be optimized for mobile consumption. RESTful web services using JSON as payload format are widely considered as the best architectural choice for integration between mobile apps and back-end systems. At the same time, many existing enterprise back-end systems provide a SOAP-based web […]

Creating a Mobile-Optimized REST API Using Oracle Mobile Cloud Service – Part 1 API Design

Introduction To build functional and performant mobile apps, the back-end data services need to be optimized for mobile consumption. RESTful web services using JSON as payload format are widely considered as the best architectural choice for integration between mobile apps and back-end systems. At the same time, many existing enterprise back-end systems provide a SOAP-based web […]

Mobile Cloud Service by Example Part1: Defining and Implementing a Mock API

I’m really excited at the moment  The release of Oracle Mobile Cloud Service (MCS) was unveiled yesterday, together with 24 new Platform and Infrastructure Cloud Services. Why is this important? Two words….. “Mobile First” “Mobile First” was first used by Marc Davis, who was Yahoo’s Chief Scientist and VP of Early Stage Products of Yahoo! Mobile. […]