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Oracle Magazine

May – June 2016


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

FEATURE

Mobile is Here

By Debra Donston-Miller
Work anywhere with Oracle Mobile Cloud Service.

  

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT


From the Editor
Work Is the New Killer App
By Tom Haunert
What’s next for mobile computing? Everything.

Reader Feed
Mentor, Motivate, and Digitize
Your corrections, opinions, and requests

Mashup
Look Up, Test, and Vacation
Explore gadgets and mobile apps and test your tech knowledge.

COMMUNITY


Book Beat
Implement, Practice, and Develop
Learn about the latest information technology books.

Community Bulletin
Extend, Tip, and Climb
By Roland Smart
Explore happenings in Oracle Technology Network.

Architect
Moving on Mobile
By Bob Rhubart
Is “mobile first” propelling development projects?

Peer-to-Peer
Life Journeys
By Blair Campbell
Cloud, coincidence, and Oracle ADF shape the paths of three Oracle ACEs.

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

MOBILE
Good Design Avoids the Virtual Keyboard
By Frank Nimphius
When you’re designing application user interfaces for mobile devices, the user experience matters.

MOBILE
Go Native with Apple iOS
By Chris Muir
Use the Oracle Mobile Cloud Service Apple iOS SDK to develop mobile apps.

ETL
Improved Defaults in Oracle Database 12c
By Connor McDonald
The new DEFAULT clause provides better values for getting started and better performance.

BEYOND SQL 101
Setting Yourself Up for Selective Results
By Melanie Caffrey
Part 3 in a second series on the basics of the relational database and SQL

PL/SQL
Object-Oriented PL/SQL
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
Quiz yourself on constructors and object types.

INSIDE OCP
Oracle Database 12c SQL Certified Associate
By Joel Goodman
Test your Oracle Database 12c skills.


COMMENT

In the Field
Collaborating on Cloud
By Jeff Erickson
When members of IOUG, OAUG, and Quest got together at COLLABORATE 16, the talk turned to cloud. Oracle Magazine was there to share the experience.