Tune into Interviews with leading Oracle technology authors. Explore why these authors are excited about and have dedicated themselves to Oracle technologies. Learn about Java, E-Business Applications, Fusion Applications, Fusion Middleware and Oracle's Database products from authors who have been in the trenches and will share their knowledge and give you insider opinions.
A conversation with Chuck Bell, Author of "Expert MySQL", published by Apress (24 Apr 2013) Listen to this podcast and get insight from Dr. Chuck Bell, software development manager for MySQL Utilities at Oracle, on
the second edition of his book "Expert MySQL". Chuck shares his journey completing the second edition, 6 years after the first
edition in 2007, including his favorite parts of the book and lessons he learned, as well as how this book can benefit MySQL
DBAs and developers.
Must Read for Anyone Upgrading to Oracle E-Business Suite Financials (16 Apr 2013) Ben Prusinski and Gustavo Gonzalez co-authored the Oracle E-Business Suite Financials Handbook, Third Edition, which describes
new features in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12- an integrated solution made up of more than 150 software modules. The
new edition of this popular title focuses on those applications that are oriented toward financial management and everything
you need to know when it comes to upgrading.
Podcast with Mark Rittman and Paul Rodwick about the new Oracle BI Developers Guide, Published by Oracle Press (05 Nov 2012) Paul Rodwick, Vice President of Product Management, Oracle Business Intelligence, speaks with Mark Rittman, author of the
recently published "Oracle Business Intelligence Developers Guide", about his motivations for writing the book, the breadth
of topics it covers, and how it can help both new and experienced developers using Oracle's business intelligence platform
to create rich interactive dashboards using a wide variety of data sources.
A conversation with Martijn Verburg and Ben Evans authors of the new book The Well Grounded Developer. (17 Aug 2012) Listen to the authors discuss their new title "The Well-Grounded Java Developer" which offers a fresh and practical look at
new Java 7 features, new JVM languages, and the array of supporting technologies you need for the next generation of Java-based
software. Ben and Martijn will discuss what they covered with Java 7 features (e.g. Project Coin, try-with-resources, NIO.2
and more) as well as why they covered important topics such as JVM internals, concurrency and performance tuning. The Well-Grounded
Java Developer is no longer tied to just one language and the authors also cover why they emphasised a cross-section of emerging
JVM-based languages, including Groovy, Scala, and Clojure in this book. Ben and Martijn are also heavily involved in the Java
community and Java standards and the OpenJDK. They'll discuss why it's vital for day to day developers to get involved and
how it's easier than ever before.
A conversation with Oracle ACE Director Ronald Bradford on the Effective MySQL book series (14 Aug 2012) This book on MySQL backup and recovery is an essential guide to protecting your important business information, including
working with MySQL in the cloud. All the possible approaches to perform and manage MySQL backups and applicable recovery considerations
are covered, including many case studies of known disasters. Advanced features for compression, incremental and remote management
capabilities are also described with detailed working examples.
A conversation with James Weaver and Stephen Chin about JavaFX and the newly-released Pro JavaFX 2 book (06 Jul 2012) In this podcast Donald Smith (Director, Product Management, Oracle Corporation) will interview co-authors James Weaver and
Stephen Chin concerning the newly-released Pro JavaFX 2 book. James and Stephen are developers/speakers/authors who are active
in the Java/JavaFX community, and have recently joined Oracle's Java Evangelism team. Pro JavaFX 2 may be obtained from Amazon.com
at the following link: http://www.amazon.com/Pro-JavaFX-Definitive-Clients-Technology/dp/1430268727
A Conversation with Carl Dea Author of the Book, JavaFX 2.0 - Introduction by Example (09 Mar 2012) Learn how to use Java to create graphically exciting client applications with JavaFX 2.0: Introduction by Example. This book
takes you through a series of engaging, fun-to-work examples that bring you up to speed on the major facets of the platform.
It will help you create applications that look good, are fun to use, and that take advantage of the medium to present data
of all types in ways that engage the user and lead to increased productivity.JavaFX 2.0 - Introduction by Example
Listen to Manoj Das and Heidi Buelow discuss how you can master Oracle Business Process Management Suite 11g (22 Dec 2011) Written by Oracle business process management experts, Oracle Business Process Management Suite 11g Handbook is a balanced
combination of essential BPM concepts, best practices, and a detailed treatment of all the powerful features and functionalities
of Oracle BPM Suite 11g. The book explains how to plan, develop, and deploy process-based business applications and enable
enterprise-wide continuous process improvement. Heidi Buelow, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Oracle BPM Suite, interviews
Manoj Das, one of the authors of Oracle BPM Suite 11g Handbook. Hear Heidi discuss with Manoj how this book can be effectively
used to master the concepts needed for successful BPM implementation. Heidi and Manoj dig deep into some of the salient topics
such as ADF, Business Rules, and BPMN 2.0.
Peter Fugere On His New Book "Oracle Hyperion Financial Management - Tips and Techniques" (05 Dec 2011) Mike Casey, Oracle Director-Product Management sits down with author Peter Fugere to discuss the first Oracle Press book about
the popular Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM). This book details the experiences, approaches to design implementation
and supporting the premier consolidation and reporting tool in the industry. Written for people new to the tool all the way
to experienced developers, this book offer guidance not found anywhere else.
Learning Oracle XML DB. A Conversation with the Author about the new Oracle XML DB Book (18 Nov 2011) Oracle XML DB is a key component in Oracle Database. Listen to Vikas Arora, Director of Oracle XML DB Development, interviews
Jinyu Wang, the author "Oracle Database 11g: Building Oracle XML DB applications'. They will discuss main reason for the book,
the substance of new book, and how you can use book as a practical guide to start building Oracle XML DB applications.
A Sneak Peek into Managing Oracle Fusion Applications (02 Oct 2011) How is Oracle Fusion Applications both more complex and easier to manage at the same time? Veteran Support Engineer Richard
Bingham talks about the new title Managing Oracle Fusion Applications and explains how the baked-in system management features
provide administrators with more of what they need and some of what they might never have thought possible.
Meet the authors of the Practical RichFaces 2/edition, Max Katz and Ilya Shikovsky (28 Sep 2011) Max Katz and Ilya Shaikovsky, the authors of Practical RichFaces (Apress, 2nd edition) discuss their motivation for updating
the book to the latest RichFaces 4 - the most popular and enterprise ready rich JSF 2 framework. Learn how RichFaces 4 upgrades
JSF 2 with advanced customisation, features, and large number of rich components. Learn what's in new in this book, what are
some challenges with JSF, what are the future plans for RichFaces, will they include mobile and HTML5 support?