Monthly Archives: February 2011

Demos and Videos

We are happy to announce that we added a new demo page to our web site where we show off mini applications built with Formspider. Each application highlights something cool about the framework. There are six mini apps already and we will add more every day. You can run the apps and look at the […]

What Problem Domain Does Formspider Address?

Formspider addresses the same problem that Oracle Forms was built for, some twenty years ago: Enabling PL/SQL Developers build great enterprise applications with just PLSQL. At its height, Forms was great for that. Its only programming language was PL/SQL. The applications built with it ran on any platform. For example, I built applications that run […]

CeBIT, Hannover

In the first week of March, Formspider is going to be at CeBIT, Hannover. You can find us in Hall 9 at Stand B75. We are sharing a space with other fellow R&D companies in the ITU ARI Technopark. So far, just the preparation alone has been an incredible experience for us. If you are […]

Formspider Local Installation

We just made Formspider available for downloading and installing locally. This was important as there was quite a bit of interest in the local installation. The team tested the hell out of the installer but please, please, pretty please let us know if you run into any issues. Giving feedback is incredibly easy. If the […]

My ODTUG

Tonight I received an email from Mike Riley, president of ODTUG, asking me several questions regarding the ODTUG Kaleidoscope Conference between June 26-30 2011, I have the honor of being one of the presenters in the conference. Below are my answers to his questions. What’s the best thing about Kscope conferences? Kscope has a very […]

Formspider vs. APEX

Every product is built so solve a problem. Before its implementation, its creators ask a question and come up with an answer which is the product. How should we stick nails to a wall was the question the creator of the hammer asked. This question can be asked pragmatically by looking back in time. For […]

An Open Letter to PL/SQL Developers

I am happy to announce that we officially launched the public beta program for Formspider, our rich Internet application development framework for PL/SQL Developers. If you are a PL/SQL Developer who is interested in new ideas and technologies, make sure you check out our web site http://www.theformspider.com. Formspider aims to fill the gap left by […]