Create a Plug-In for the BI Publisher Online Template Builder

Have you ever wanted to use D3.js charts or Google charts in your BI Publisher reports? Creating charts with these JavaScript libraries provide nearly endless possibilities. BI Publisher supports adding JavaScript plug-in extensions to the layout editor to add custom components to your reports. When you view the report in interactive mode, the custom components are included in…

Custom Print Layout for Dashboards

Did you ever want to format your dashboard pages for printing? Since OBIEE 11.1.1.7 you can create custom layouts for printing dashboard pages, which allow your users to generate and print high quality PDF documents. With OBIEE 11.1.1.9 you can also create custom layouts for exporting dashboard pages, which you can use to export dashboard…

WebCenter Content 11g – Folder sorting

The Oracle middleware enterprise content management system WebCenter Content (WCC) has the possibility to structure data in a folder-like view. Before WCC 11.1.1.6 this was only possible with the folder_g component. Starting with PS6 Oracle provides a second component named FrameworkFolders which will be the successor of the old folders_g functionality.  The new FrameworkFolders is…

Migration from ADF 11g to 12c (12.1.3)

During a migration from ADF 11g to 12c (12.1.3), I figured out some things you have to care of. Facelets The first thing is that pages and fragments are based on Facelets, now. The default technology in 11g is JSP and JDeveloper 12c offers a converter to convert between these technologies. This converter changes the…