Oracle Forms and reports Online Training Course Content

Benefits of Deploying Forms Applications to the Web

  • Improving Productivity
  • Reducing Costs
  • Increasing Accessibility
  • Maintaining Support
  • Leveraging Current Knowledge
  • Providing a Rich User Interface
  • Employing the Latest Technologies
  • Utilizing New Product Features

Streamlining of Oracle Forms

  • Elimination of Character Mode and Client-Server Run-time Executables
  • Elimination of Item Types and Built-Ins That Are OS-Specific or Related to Character Mode
  • Elimination of Obsolete Features from Older Forms Versions

Migrating Forms Applications

  • Considering Pre-Upgrade Issues
  • Using the Correct Migration Path
  • Using Forms Builder to Migrate
  • Using Forms Compiler to Migrate
  • Using Forms Migration Assistant
  • Considering Post-Upgrade Issues

Utilizing Forms Services

  • Forms Servlet
  • Forms Listener Servlet
  • Forms Runtime Engine
  • Forms Client
  • Starting a Run-Time Session
  • Selecting a Java Runtime Environment

Testing and Deploying Forms Applications

  • Testing Applications
  • Generating Applications
  • Deploying Applications
  • Constructing a URL to Run the Application

Configuring Run-Time Behavior

  • Configuring the Forms Servlet
  • Configuring the Environment
  • Customizing the User Interface
  • Using Configuration Files

Adapting Features That Work Differently on the Web

  • Adjusting Fonts
  • Key Mapping
  • Integrating Oracle Graphics
  • Calling Reports from Forms
  • Displaying Images
  • Displaying Icons

Adapting Features with Performance Implications

  • The SYNCHRONIZE Built-In
  • Timers
  • Tabbed Canvases
  • Mouse Event Triggers

Adapting Client-Server Specific Features

  • When-Mouse-Move|Enter|Leave Triggers
  • GET_FILE_NAME Built-In
  • Image Control Palette
  • Dialog Window Style
  • VBX, ActiveX (OCX)
  • OLE Containers
  • Sound Items

Adapting Platform-Specific Features

  • Built-Ins Work on Middle Tier
  • OLE Automation
  • User Exits
  • Case Sensitivity
  • D2kwutil

Enhancing Forms Applications with Web Technologies

  • Using JavaBeans to Extend Functionality
  • Using PJCs to Extend the User Interface
  • Launching a Web Page from Forms
  • Integrating Web Services
  • Integrating Forms Applications with Oracle Application Server Portal

Using WebUtil to Interact with the Client

  • Configuring WebUtil
  • Integrating WebUtil into a Form
  • Opening a File Dialog on the Client
  • Reading an Image File from the Client
  • Writing Text Files on the Client
  • Executing Operating System Commands on the Client
  • Performing OLE Automation on the Client
  • Obtaining Environment Information about the Client

Using New Integration Features of Forms 10g

  • Configuring JVM Pooling
  • Managing Forms Services with Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Implementing Single Sign-On

Using Other Web-Related Features of Forms 10g

  • Implementing Run-Time Pooling
  • Performing Remote Debugging
  • Enabling Browser Language Detection
  • Restricting Parameters That Can Be Passed in the URL

Integrating Forms and Reports Applications

  • Using RUN_REPORT_OBJECT to Run a Report with the the Reports Multi-Tier Server
  • Displaying a Report from Forms
  • Calling a Report with the WEB.SHOW_DOCUMENT Built-In

Why Move Reports Applications to the Web?

  • Reducing Costs
  • Improving Productivity
  • Increasing Accessibility
  • Maintaining Support
  • Publishing Enterprise Data
  • Leveraging a Standards-Based Architecture
  • Utilizing New Features

Migrating Reports Applications

  • Deprecated and Obsolete Functionality
  • Migrating a Report Application
  • Reports Builder User Interface Changes
  • Formatting with the SRW Built-in Package
  • Replacing OLE2 Objects
  • Migrating Charts
  • Replacing Buttons
  • Referencing System Parameters

Developing Reports for the Web

  • What is JSP Technology?
  • Building a Web Report
  • JSP Tags
  • Generating Output
  • Adding Dynamic Content
  • Customizing Reports JSPs
  • Creating a Web Layout Template
  • Creating a Parameter Form

Using New Features in Oracle Reports: Development

  • Accessing Data with Pluggable Data Sources
  • Bursting on a Repeating Group
  • Adding a Table of Contents
  • Using PDF in Oracle Reports
  • Inline Formatting Using HTML Tags
  • Using External Style Sheets
  • Adding a Graph to a Web Report
  • Integrating with Oracle JDeveloper

Deploying Reports Using OracleAS Reports Services

  • Running the Web Layout
  • Running the Paper Layout
  • Deploying a Report
  • Using a Key Map File
  • Extending Oracle Reports Functionality Using Plug-ins
  • Managing and Monitoring OracleAS Reports Services
  • Implementing Single Sign-On

Using New Features in Oracle Reports: Deployment