Extending Oracle Commerce Cloud Functionality – Server-side Extension

Introduction Oracle Commerce Cloud functionality can be extended through widgets, REST APIs, webhooks and Server-side extensions.  For user interface customization and/or extensions, widgets and sometimes REST APIs are employed together. Webhooks on the other hand are used as an outbound communication to integrate with external systems and REST APIs are inbound from external systems. But […]

Accessing RSS Feeds in JavaScript

Introduction RSS (Really Simple Syndication I always called it but also Rich Site Summary) is an XML document containing headline or summary items. Consuming RSS feeds in JavaScript is more convenient with JSON data so we’ll take a look at tools to convert a feed to JSON. Then we’ll look at examples of using RSS data on […]

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 […]

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 […]

Developing Custom Components with Oracle Mobile Application Framework

Introduction Oracle’s Mobile Application Framework (MAF) is a great tool for web developers to enter the mobile application development space in an easy and seamless manner. MAF’s full support for JavaScript and CSS to create application behavior and styling, means developers can carry over the same skills of web development into the world of mobile […]

Pixel Perfect UIs with Oracle MAF : CSS and JavaScript debugging on Android

Introduction Oracle Mobile Application Framework, MAF, uses a unique paradigm of hybrid application development on mobile platforms. This brings fine grained control over the look & feel and the behavior of the app to the mobile app development world, helping web developers make a seamless transition to the world of mobile application development without sacrificing […]

Optimizing WebCenter Portal Mobile Delivery

Introduction Page weight and page load times are two of the most common performance metrics used to measure a Portal’s performance. These are significant factors behind a portal’s success especially in the context of mobile devices. This article walks you through identifying and analyzing some common WebCenter Portal performance bottlenecks related to page weight and […]

ADF JavaScript Partitioning for Performance

Introduction ADF UI components are complex entities, each containing one or more html, css and javaScript (JS) elements. When a component is rendered the html tags are stamped on page with right css style classes attached. ADF is smart enough to download only the javaScripts belonging to the components rendered on the page. If individual […]

Run custom JavaScript when ADF page loads

Ran into a neat way to load and run custom javascript when an ADF page loads:         <af:resource type=”javascript”>           //Script block           if (window.addEventL…