Automated UI Tests for an AngularJS Material select item with protractor

Testing AngularJS applications using protractor is quiet cool. It automates the UI testing and ensures consistent quality throughout your project. Experimenting with the new Angular Material I ran into a problem: interacting with select items using the protractor API. The problem There are a few ways you can select an option using protractor. A very elegant […]

New ACM book: Thriving on adaptability

Keith Swenson published his new book on ACM titled „Thriving on Adaptability“. Find details here:   We are very proud that we were able to contribute a whole chapter to this book: Ontology-based ACM – The Need for Truly Adaptive Systems Jürgen Kress, Clemens Utschig-Utschig, Hajo Normann, Torsten Winterberg After seven months of traveling Curiosity lands […]

Test-driven development using the Oracle SOA Suite

As in all software projects, quality assurance with thorough testing in integration projects is a key factor to success. Test-driven development focuses exactly on this aspect: unit and integration testing of integration elements must be done as soon as possible. The tests used in these phases must also be reproducible so that they can be […]

BPM / SOA 12c: Re-configure a compact domain to use a DB-based MDS instead of a File-based MDS

Posted by: Sven Bernhardt, Danilo Schmiedel The Oracle SOA Suite and Oracle Business Process Management Suite offers different domain configuration types applicable for different use cases. For details check out the two guides: Installing SOA Suite and Business Process Management Suite Quick Start for Developers as well as Installing and Configuring Oracle SOA Suite and […]

Eindrücke vom ADF Community Meeting

Am gestrigen Dienstag fand das Meeting der Deutschen ADF Community im CVC der Oracle Niederlassung in Berlin statt. Der Fokus lag dieses Mal weniger auf den technischen Feinheiten des Frameworks, sondern auf dem Thema „Vertrieb“. Aufgrund des Themenschwerpunkts waren neben altbekannten Teilnehmern auch viele neue Gesichter aus den Tiefen des Vertriebs der verschiedenen Partnerunternehmen anwesend. […]

Short recap on OFM Summer Camps 2014

Last week the Oracle Fusion Middleware summer camps took place in Lisbon. More than 100 participants attended the event, learning much new stuff about new features and enhancements, arriving with the recently available FMW 12c release. In four parallel tracks the highlights of the new major release were presented to the attendees; hands-on labs allows to […]

Finding differences in two Open-Office-Writer documents

If you write documents and get feedback from different persons on different versions it is a great pain to merge the documents and changes together. Microsoft Word has a functionality that works quite well. But the function to compare documents in Open Office Writer has  never work for me the way I expected. Fortunately OO […]

camunda BPM – Mocking subprocesses with BPMN Model API

A common way to call a reusable subprocess is to use a call activity in the BPMN 2.0 model. By using a call activity it is only necessary to add the process key of the subprocess to call and the version of it to the call activity properties. Thus, the modeling can be continued. Apart from this it […]

IoT prototype – low-level thoughts about camunda BPM and Drools Expert (part 6)

As already mentioned in the second part of this series, building systems of this type consists of several components. In this part we describe the integration of a BPMN 2.0 capable workflow management system and a business rule engine in our IoT prototype. Why do we need such things Currently we live in times of a knowledge society […]

IoT prototype – Retrospective. What did we learn? What did we miss? (part 5)

Okay so controlling our lights now works automatically based on entering and leaving the building, thats great! But what did we learn from all this? What do we believe can be transferred to a general concept found in (almost) all possible IoT projects?   What did we learn? Communication takes more than one way Meaning, […]