Category Archives: Product

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.

How to install Formspider to Linux or Mac OS X

This post became obsolete. You can download the MacOSX and Linux installer from our download page!!! Prerequisites In order to complete this installation, an instance of Oracle Database Server 10.2.0.1 or higher must be installed either on the local machine or a remote machine that is available through the network connection. Installation files Please download [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]