Thursday, August 28, 2008

APEX, BI, OTN Forii, DIDW, HCM Users Group, Certmag Survey, EBS Bursting, ASM Bug


There is a new (well, nearly new) statement of direction on APEX out on OTN, as pointed out here by David Peake's APEX Blog. He also mentions the upcoming early testing of the Forms Converter program, a very useful sounding utility indeed.

BI Publisher

Been looking for XSLT Extensions at the local warehouse store? Mail order catalogs? Well, that's not the spot. You can find them here from the Oracle BI Publisher Blog.

OTN Forii

Okay, I don't really call them forii, they're forums, and they're improved. A batch of new features added recently, as described here.


The Digital Identity World conference is coming up soon. More information at the Talking Identity blog.

Oracle HCM Users Group

Using HCM? Need a good reason/excuse to go to Vegas? Here's an announcement of interest for advanced planning:

OHUG Announces the 2009 Annual Conference

Join us at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas June 14-17, 2009.

Meetings, Presentations, Networking and Lots of Educational Opportunities

June 14 (Sunday) -- SIG Meetings & Payroll Training, Comp & Benefits Training and LOTS More!

Dynamic Keynotes and more than 100 sessions will be presented!

* Stay tuned for the call for presentation and details regarding early bird registration!

Hotel Details

OHUG rate of $169 per night only at Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas

Reserve a room today by contacting the Mirage
at 1-800-499-6311 or 702-971-7444
(Discount Code "Oracle HCM User Group")

You don't want to miss OHUG 2009 it is destined to be even better!

Certification Survey

Are you Oracle certified? How about taking the Certification Magazine Salary Survey?

EBS Bursting

Ok, I'll admit that I don't have the full EBS lingo down. In this technical posting at the In Depth Apps - Oracle eBusiness Suite blog, Gareth Roberts informs us of a problem that happens 'If you are attempting bursting'. The only time I deliberately attempt bursting is Thanksgiving, and it's still only late August.


I don't usually link to specific bugs with solutions, but this is a worthy exception, because it's a sneaky one that could take time to track down. It's over at the Oracle At Work blog, and concerns an ASM bug that happens is found in and

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