We are honored to be part of the winning team recognized for the prestigious 2017 Oracle Excellence Award for Oracle Cloud Platform Innovation in Application Development with Mobile & Bots with our customer Exelon as well as Finalists with Rogers Group.
Sofbang and Oracle joined forces to help Rogers Group (RGI) pave the way to more profitable highway construction by combining AuraPlayer and Oracle Mobile Cloud Service into a platform for mobile app development and also solving a longstanding EBS issue. Our innovative, exceptional and ahead-of-the-curve application for Oracle development tools that “stood out as an example of the next big thing in Oracle technology” earned RGI an Honorable Mention from the ODTUG at this years Innovation Awards.
The ODTUG Innovation Award honors excellence in creative, effective, innovative use of Oracle development tools within ODTUG’s supported communities (ADF, APEX, BI, Database, and EPM). The goal of the award is to honor developers – individuals or teams – whose passion and creativity shines through in their application of Oracle technology to address real-world problems.
Java is one of the most commonly used programming languages. It has a lot of components that are specifically used by Cordova DatePicker, one such component allows you to select date and time in the mobile application.
Recently, I had the opportunity to work on Oracle MAF technology where I met a time-consuming task of having to select each date individually in the application. With the use of the Cordova DatePicker plugin, the task was completed in very little time.
What is Cordova?
Cordova offers plugins to access the device functionalities such as email, calendar, camera etc.
The Use of Cordova Plugins in Oracle Mobile Application Framework
Oracle Mobile Application Framework (MAF) is a framework that allows developers to develop a single application which can run on different platforms such as Google Android, Apple iOS, and Microsoft Windows.
MAF enables the application to interact with the device on which you deploy the application. It offers default plugins knows as Core plugins and allow you to register other plugins to meet the requirements.
MAF includes the following versions of Apache Cordova for applications that use plugins:
- Apache Cordova 3.6.3 for MAF applications on the Android platform
- Apache Cordova 3.7.0 for MAF applications on the iOS platform
Implementing Cordova DatePicker Plugin:
You can also use the following to select time only by replacing the word mode to ‘time’.
To implement this, we need to install Cordova plugin from the following link:
- Local development workflow using Cordova CLI
Cordova plugin add Cordova-plugin-DatePicker
- Local development workflow using Phone Gap CLI
Phone gap local plugin add Cordova-plugin datepicker
The example of the Cordova DatePicker makes it more convenient in addressing the process of selecting the date and time within the application.
Including DatePicker, there are many other Cordova plugins that make application development easier such as:
- Barcode Scanner allows extracting data from a QR code or barcode from a device.
Cordova plugin add Cordova-plugin-barcode scanner
- Beacon allows the app to displays the nearest ranged beacon and a list of region enter/exit events
Cordova plugin add Cordova-plugin-beacon
- Geolocation gives device location
Cordova plugin add Cordova-plugin-geolocation
- FingerPrint helps scan the fingerprint of your user with the TouchID sensor
Cordova plugin add Cordova-plugin-android-fingerprint-auth
In my next post, I will discuss how these plugins make application development easier.
We are excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with HelloSign to provide eSignatures for our new Contracts Management Solution Accelerator.
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Heather, as a marketing team lead, works daily on creating lot of collateral and content for upcoming campaigns, workshops. She would start with a draft version of all digital assets like images, view-lets, teasers (quick two minute videos), branding, slide decks etc. Day-to-day she makes lots of changes (edits/revisions) to the collateral and would like to share/review with her supervisor before she finalizes them. Additionally, she wants to be able check how those assets appear on various devices like mobile, tablets and web browsers.
Laura an HR executive would like to announce and quickly get word out to all internal employees about upcoming Holiday Party. With some examples from last year (images, videos etc.). Also as part of recruitment process, she would like to post the current openings (with referral bonus) on an internal portal/website.
The question is, is there a comprehensive, enterprise-wide digital content and experience management platform which can help both Heather and Laura to manage their day-to-day activities efficiently, with easy configurations, controlled access, integrated, and, of course, zero-coding. Can that system be accessed from anywhere through any channel with no disruption? Can that system be available on a need-based subscription model which is flexible enough to turn on/off?
There is. With the Oracle Content and Experience Cloud service, which provides omni-channel digital content management and creating engagement portals with one click of a button right from web browsers.
In this whitepaper we will take you deep into Oracle Content and Experience Cloud features and how easily we can integrate other PaaS offerings like Process Cloud Service (PCS), Integration Cloud Service (ICS) to surface the data from back-end systems and SaaS applications.