Oracle ATG Commerce IaaS/Cloud provisioning

Introduction The Oracle ATG Commerce provisioning tool set allows for the rapid deployment of the ATG Commerce stack. The tool set contains 3 distinct components that can be used independently, or together to create a Cloud provisioning, software installation and software configuration solution. The Oracle ATG Commerce stack is comprised of several integrated software packages. […]

A first look at Robot Framework

As we start to assemble the tools we need to implement Continuous Delivery, one area we need to look at is selecting a testing framework.  Now, we are going to want to use a range of different testing tools, depending on what we want to test and how, but we ideally would have some kind […]

Why do we need to change? -or- What’s wrong with how we do it now?

Before we start talking about how to do things better, we need to have a clear picture of how we do things today, and why that approach is not optimal.  Obviously every organization is different, and there is a continuum of maturity.  In this post, I am going to attempt to describe what I think […]

New Maven support in Coherence 12c

Coherence 12.1.2 was recently released, including the new Coherence Managed Servers and also Maven support.  You can read more about it here. You may also be interested in these two excellent video introductions/demonstrations from the Coherence team – both cover the new Maven support in Coherence.           All content listed on […]

New Maven support in Fusion Middleware 12.1.2

Oracle has just released version 12.1.2 of the Fusion Middleware platform.  This release includes some new support for build automation with Maven and for continuous integration.  In this post I want to give you a quick tour of what is new.  In a follow up post, I will go through a detailed example of using […]

Getting to know Maven

  I have a number of posts that talk about using Maven to automate builds for Fusion Middleware projects.  I know that there are some people who have not used Maven before, or maybe only a little.  So I wanted to post a few short videos that explain the basic concepts and give a real […]

Building OSB projects with Maven and removing the eclipse dependency

In this earlier post, I talked about a way to automate the build and deployment for OSB, but I did not go so far as to get that working in Maven, though you certainly could.  But, OSB PS6 has added a new tool called configjar which lets you build a sbconfig.jar file without needing to […]

Getting Oracle artifacts into a Maven environment

If you want to build an application to run on the Fusion Middleware platform, you may find that you want to use some Oracle provided JAR files in your build process.  These may be things like API’s (interfaces) that are … Continue reading

Maven Repository Managers

In this post I just want to share a couple of thoughts on Maven Repository Managers – what they are, and why you would want to use one.  Let’s start out with a couple of definitions: A Maven Repository is … Continue reading

Using Oracle Service Registry in an automated (Maven) SOA/BPM build

Today, I feel very privileged to share with you a post from one of my readers, Phani Khrisna, who was kind enough to allow me to post this updated Maven POM which allows you to use resources in the Oracle … Continue reading