The Business Value In Training

Monday, August 11th, 2014 by

One of the main things I get asked to do here at Rittman Mead, is deliver the OBIEE front-end training course (TRN 202). This a great course that has served both us, and our clients well over the years. It has always been in high demand and always delivered with great feedback from those in […]

Event Triggers in BI Publisher 11g

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 by

Event Triggers in BI Publisher 11g give the facility to call a function in Oracle either before or after a data set is refreshed. The function must return a boolean (true/false), and if it returns false the data model will abort execution. In this article I will demonstrate how to pass a parameter through to […]

Web Services in BI Publisher 11g

Thursday, November 24th, 2011 by

BI Publisher 11g comes with a shiny set of new Web Services, superseding those that were in 10g. This article will discuss some of the uses, and ways to implement them. Introduction First, a quick refresher : what is a web service? I’d hasten to Wikipedia for a formal definition, but in essence I would […]

Accessing BI Publisher 11g Web Services through a JDeveloper Web Service Proxy

Thursday, November 24th, 2011 by

In the second part of this series looking at Web Services in BI Publisher 11g, I will look at using JDeveloper to create a Web Service Proxy. This exposes the BI Publisher Web Services in Java, from where they can be embedded in numerous other applications. I demonstrated in part one how simple it is […]

Calling BI Publisher 11g Web Services from BPEL

Thursday, November 24th, 2011 by

BI Publisher 11g exposes a lot of functionality through its four new Web Services. In part one we looked at how we can examine the services and prototype calls into them. In part two we saw how a Web Service can be accessed programmatically, through Java code generated by JDeveloper in what’s called a Web […]

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