Oracle Sales Cloud REST APIs – Handling Child Objects

Introduction Oracle Sales Cloud provides a comprehensive set of customization tools and configuration options to implement customer-specific business cases. In this article I would like to put a spot light on an imaginary situation Customer is active in an industry like Hightech, Mechanical Engineering or Tooling and uses Oracle Sales Cloud for their sales processes […]

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 […]

Accessing Fusion Data from BI Reports using Java

Introduction In a recent article by Richard Williams on A-Team Chronicles, Richard explained how you can execute a BI publisher report from a SOAP Service and retrieve the report, as XML, as part of the response of the SOAP call.  This blog article serves as a follow on blog article providing a tutorial style walk […]

Integrating Oracle Document Cloud and Oracle Sales Cloud, maintaining data level business object security

Introduction When customers see the rich functionality available in Oracle Documents Cloud they often ask if they can use this functionality within their Oracle Fusion SaaS Applications to store, and share, documents. At first the integration appears to be quite straightforward, e.g. use the Documents Cloud Web API, embed an iFrame that points to the relevant opportunity id folder in […]

Customizing Fusion Application Expenses with Descriptive Flex Fields

Introduction This article describes how to customize the Oracle Fusion Applications (FA) Expenses application with the use of Descriptive Flex Field (DFF) in expenses. We will look at a use case with a need to capture more detail around an expense item and look at how to implement it. This use case is meant to […]

Behind the Delete Trigger in Sales Cloud Application Composer

Cautionary Details on Delete Trigger Behavior with TCA Objects Developers and technically-inclined users who have ever needed to extend Oracle Sales Cloud are probably familiar with Application Composer (known as App Composer to its friends) — the built-in, browser-based collection of tools that makes it possible to extend Sales Cloud safely without requiring a level […]

Simplified Role Hierarchy in R10

Introduction Our teammate Jack Desai published an article last year about Fusion Application Roles Concept. It gives you a great overview about the design to grant access to certain functionalities to specific users. His article familiarizes you with the concepts of Abstract Roles, Duty Roles, Job Roles or Data Roles and how they are used in […]

Fusion HCM Cloud – Bulk Integration Automation Using Managed File Transfer (MFT) and Node.js

Introduction Fusion HCM Cloud provides a comprehensive set of tools, templates, and pre-packaged integration to cover various scenarios using modern and efficient technologies. One of the patterns is the bulk integration to load and extract data to/from the cloud. The inbound tool is the File Based data loader (FBL) evolving into HCM Data Loaders (HDL). […]

Building Oracle Sales Cloud Reports with ‘Deep Link’ Capabilities

Introduction ‘Deep Links’ or ‘Direct Page Links’ allow users to directly open a specific tab or sub-tab in the Oracle Sales Cloud Simplified User Interface.  A Salesperson, for instance, could view a report that lists all of their active opportunities with a link to open the opportunity tab directly in Sales Cloud to edit it, or perhaps […]

Application Composer Application Containers

Details on Web Service Definitions, RunTime Messages, and Custom Object Visibility Introduction Application Composer is the main toolkit for customizing and extending Oracle Sales Cloud. By providing a varied collection of user-friendly customization tasks from a consolidated browser-based entry point, Application Composer opens up a safe and productive tailoring environment for developers and non-developers alike. […]