Thousands of customers have been successfully running their core business systems on Oracle Forms technology. With a vision to the future, many businesses are looking to the principles of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) to extend their current applications and also to align their business and IT needs. The ability to build services modeled on business functions, reuse and orchestration of common, loosely coupled services and the agility associated with working with modular services, built on recognized standards, are attractive options.
Oracle provides a roadmap to modernize applications based on Oracle Forms technology by providing an incremental approach for developers who need to extend their business platform to JEE. This allows Oracle Forms customers to retain their investment in Oracle Forms while leveraging the opportunities offered by complementing technologies. Read more to learn how to integrate Forms with a Service Oriented Architecture.
Are you asking the question about migrating a Forms application? This paper written by Oracle Application Development Tools Product Management, describes Oracle's position on migration and outlines the challenges and the questions you need to ask if you are considering migrating Forms. This article first appeared in the ODTUG technical journal. New!
Oracle Forms to SOA: A Case Study - The "Oracle SOA Company" Griffiths Waite, discuss their hands on experience of modernizing a financial services Oracle Forms application to a service based architecture.Coming Soon
Oracle Forms UI ModernizationThe first step to modernization may be to modernize your user interface. UK Consultancy firm Griffiths Waite, took this approach with an Oracle Forms Healthcare system.
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