Tag Archives: Architecture

How does Formspider work?

The PL/SQL Irony PL/SQL has never run on client machines and never will. This unchangeable, indisputable fact that seems like the most obvious disadvantage of PL/SQL is in an ironic way its biggest advantage. This very fact is the reason Oracle Forms was a platform independent application development framework. Software engineers at Oracle had to […]

Formspider Presentation

If you allow me, I would like to talk about joysticks a little bit before I dwell into web, frameworks and application development, because I know we’d all rather play than work.

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 […]

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 […]