OFM 12C: Running WLST scripts in your build pipeline using the weblogic-maven-plugin

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When you are building and deploying servicebus or soa composites to the server, you will have the certain dependencies with the server such as datasources or JMS resources. Those resources must be there if you want to deploy. A best practice is of course to script these. You can use WLST to run .py script which create your resources. The only problem is you want to know for sure the Continue ReadingOFM 12C: Running WLST scripts in your build pipeline using the weblogic-maven-plugin

Automated acceptance testing using Fitnesse, Java and the OSB

When I was at Xebicon this year I saw a talk from Dave Farley. At 26 minutes or so he starts talking about Domain Specific Languages. Making an abstraction layer on top of your system where your tests run against so when the underlying system changes, you only have to adjust your layer in between instead of all the tests. This idea got me thinking of how we could be Continue ReadingAutomated acceptance testing using Fitnesse, Java and the OSB

Xebicon 2015

This year Xebicon organised their annual congress in de Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. A venue I usually experience in the dark so this was a nice chance. Topics this year where Continuous Delivery, Microservices, Software development, Big Data Analysis, Agile, Datacenter automation, IoT and Test automation. The keynote was done by two agile coaches, Kristian Lindwall and Anders Ivarsson, from the Spotify company. They explained how they implemented agile in their Continue ReadingXebicon 2015

Continuous Integration using Oracle SOA Suite 12C: Part 1

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Continuous Integration has been a big deal in Java land for many years now. We all want to integrate and test our software as soon as possible and preferably automated. With the new 12C edition, we can now build OSB projects and SOA composites using Maven. That is great because Maven has all sorts of nice features out of the box and available plugins. In this blog post I will Continue ReadingContinuous Integration using Oracle SOA Suite 12C: Part 1