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The WebCenter Customer Spotlight and OpenWorld Approaches

My fellow WebCenter (@oraclewebcenter) evangelist and friend, Peter Reiser (@peterreiser) has been a very busy dude lately, churning out a new series for the official WebCenter blog, the WebCenter Customer Spotlight. This series is pretty self-explanatory, focused on highlighting WebCenter customers and what each of them is doing with the WebCenter suite of products. Here are […]

September 12th, 2012  |  Published in categories: general  |  1 Comment

WebCenter Rock’em Sock’em Robots

This year for our Kscope (ODTUG) session Jake and I decided to make things a bit more exciting and show a fun way to use OSN REST API. The attendees played Rock’em Sock’em Robots using their phones. At the end of our session the attendees were given a phone number to text or call to […]

July 16th, 2012  |  Published in categories: general, technical  |  1 Comment

WebCenter Evangelism at Enterprise 2.0

The Enterprise 2.0 conference starts today in beautiful Boston, Massachusetts, and Oracle is a gold sponsor. Two of our merry band of WebCenter evangelists will be there, Christian Finn (@cfinn) and Peter Reiser (@peterreiser). Christian has a busy speaking schedule during the show, and I’m sure Peter will be busy covering the happenings via Twitter […]

June 18th, 2012  |  Published in categories: general

More WebCenter Sites Resources

Friend of the ‘Lab, John Brunswick (@johnbrunswick) has collected several WebCenter Sites (the product formerly known as FatWire) resources, 10 to be exact. 10 GREAT WEBCENTER SITES RESOURCES (FATWIRE) Among them is Fatcoders, which I’ve previously covered as well as the official WebCenter (@oraclewebcenter) blog, specifically the content tagged wem. My colleague and ami Noël […]

May 30th, 2012  |  Published in categories: general  |  2 Comments

A WebCenter Sites Resource

Now that WebCenter Sites 11gR1 is released and available on OTN, you might be to the now-what step. Those familiar with Sites (and FatWire) are probably familiar with the Jump Start Kit (JSK) concept, which is a preconfigured installation of the Content Server, bundled with Apace and Tomcat running on an in-memory db called HyperSQL […]

May 4th, 2012  |  Published in categories: general

Oracle WebCenter Sites 11gR1 Released

I’ve been yammering about WebCenter Sites (formerly FatWire) for a while, and today marked its first release under the Oracle banner. Now, thanks to the power of OTN (@oracletechnet), you can kick the tires yourself. Let’s back up and talk about what Sites is first. Sites is all about web experience management, specifically through your […]

May 1st, 2012  |  Published in categories: general  |  2 Comments

Playing with WebCenter Sites

I’ve been on work hiatus lately, i.e. too busy to write, but I’ve found some time to write about my new favorite shiny toy, WebCenter Sites. Sites is the new name for what used to be called FatWire, a company Oracle acquired last year. Sites does what’s now being called web experience management (WEM), but […]

March 26th, 2012  |  Published in categories: general  |  7 Comments

SunSpace Moves to WebCenter

Over on the WebCenter (@oraclewebcenter) blog, Peter (@peterreiser) has a detailed look at the migration of SunSpace to WebCenter, definitely worth a look if you’re interested in what WebCenter can do. He even includes pictures of SunSpace communities on Chris’ (@cbales) Spaces iPhone app, which I personally love both as a go-to app and as […]

January 24th, 2012  |  Published in categories: general  |  1 Comment

Do More with Oracle WebCenter

Last week, our own Christian Finn (@cfinn) gave a webcast called “Do More with Oracle WebCenter,” but if you missed it, don’t fret, there’s a recording. Check out the recap on the official WebCenter (@oraclewebcenter) blog: Do More with Oracle WebCenter: Expand Beyond Portals – Webcast Q

January 23rd, 2012  |  Published in categories: general  |  1 Comment

WebCenter Resources in the Wild

Aside from the official WebCenter blog (@oraclewebcenter), Peter’s blog (@peterreiser) and sometimes Matthias’ blog (@mprove), there are a bunch people out there in intertubes land writing about WebCenter. Here are a few good voices I’ve read recently, along with some that I’ve been reading for a while in no particular order: Yannick Ongena (@yannick_ongena) Andrejus Baranovskis (@andrejusb) […]

January 18th, 2012  |  Published in categories: general  |  4 Comments

WebCenter Tips and Tricks, Part 3

Editor’s note: Here’s the third installment of WebCenter tips and tricks from Matthias Müller-Prove (@mprove). Check out the first two here. Tips’n’Tricks for WebCenter #3: How to display custom page titles in Spaces by Matthias Müller-Prove If people don’t know where they are in the web, they tend to get lost in cyberspace. This can be prevented […]

January 13th, 2012  |  Published in categories: general

A WebCenter VM, Revisited

A couple years ago, I took on a geeky project, creating a WebCenter VM. The goal was to get WebCenter running so I could kick the tires and build something. It didn’t end well, thanks to a variety of factors, but one good thing that came of the effort was a conversation with Justin (@oracletechnet) […]

January 12th, 2012  |  Published in categories: general  |  2 Comments

WebCenter Tips and Tricks: Parts 1 and 2

Editor’s note: New friend of the ‘Lab and former Sun guy Matthias Müller-Prove (@mprove) has posted the first two installments of his WebCenter Spaces tips and tricks. He initially posted these internally to Connect, which he uses as his internal blog, an unintentional feature we created a long time ago. Not so long ago, the […]

January 11th, 2012  |  Published in categories: general

The Scoop on WebCenter Evangelism

Sometimes, I write about work stuff. This is one of those times. You may have seen recently that Noel (@noelportugal) and I joined a brand-spanking, new team called WebCenter evangelism. You might also recall that the team’s mission is: . . . to raise the profile of Oracle in all of the markets/conversations in which WebCenter […]

December 14th, 2011  |  Published in categories: general  |  4 Comments

Oracle OpenWorld WebCenter Sessions

There will be tons of great WebCenter (@oraclewebcenter) sessions at OpenWorld this year. Check out Kellsey’s rundown: Oracle OpenWorld: Don’t Miss WebCenter Sessions (Oracle WebCenter Blog) In addition, check out the demo grounds, customer and partner sessions. Lots of WebCenter content this year, so make your plans now. In case you were wondering, we won’t […]

August 22nd, 2011  |  Published in categories: general

Interesting UI Redesign Idea for WebCenter Spaces

John Sim, who recently struck a strategic partnership (press release) with Fishbowl Solutions (@fishbowlE20), has some interesting thoughts on how to reimagine WebCenter (@oraclewebcenter) Spaces. Re envisioning UIX for WebCenter Spaces. « C4 I love the completely outside the box thinking; stuff like this helps everyone reexamine what an interface is and should be. Nice […]

April 28th, 2011  |  Published in categories: general  |  4 Comments

25 Excellent Oracle WebCenter Resources

By way of Justin (@oracletechnet), John Brunswick (@johnbrunswick) provides a great list of WebCenter (@oraclewebcenter) resources. 25 Excellent Oracle WebCenter Resources | John Brunswick Enjoy.

April 18th, 2011  |  Published in categories: general

WebCenter Spaces PS3 VirtualBox Appliance

I haven’t been in the loop much, what with the arrival of my daughter and all, but I’m starting to catch up on what’s been happening. Here’s a WebCenter (@oraclewebcenter) news item that you’ll like. WebCenter Spaces PS3 VirtualBox Appliance « Peter Moskovits’ Oracle WebCenter Blog I believe this is an update to the VM […]

April 2nd, 2011  |  Published in categories: general  |  1 Comment

Major Update to the WebCenter Spaces iPhone App

A major update to the WebCenter Spaces iPhone app dropped today. Get the app here, or find the update in iOS if you’re already using it. I saw a preview of this update a few months ago, and it really is a major update to the first version, which debuted back in July 2010. Congrats […]

March 18th, 2011  |  Published in categories: general  |  1 Comment

Want More WebCenter?

WebCenter product manager extraordinaire, Manish Devgan, has a brand new blog over at So, if you want more WebCenter content, hit him up immediately. Today, he has a post about the latest guides to extending WebCenter 11g Patchset 3. Extending WebCenter Spaces Using JDeveloper | Manish Devgan’s Oracle WebCenter Blog And while we’re on […]

February 10th, 2011  |  Published in categories: general