Oracle Forms 12.2.1.3.0 Jar File Expiration Notice

NOTE: This only applies to Oracle Forms 12.2.1.3.0. If you are using Oracle Forms 12.2.1.4.0, the jar files do not need to be patched. As of December 30, 2020, all Oracle Forms-related jar files provided and signed by Oracle for Forms 12.2.1.3.0 have expired. PITSS...

Options for Running Java Web Start

Java Web Start (JWS) is a more secure way of running your Oracle Forms applications compared to the now deprecated plugin option. With JWS, you can launch your Oracle Forms application by downloading or running a JNLP file using Java Web Launcher. There are a couple...

Java Versions Supported with Oracle Forms 12.2.1.4.0

As of August 2020, there are a few different versions of Java SE currently available for public use. Examples include Java SE 8, Java SE 11, and Java SE 14, the most current release available. Oracle is currently planning to release the next version of Java SE,...

How to Run Oracle Forms Using Forms Standalone Launcher

Earlier we reported that the NPAPI plugin embedded in web browsers to run Oracle Forms applications are not only out of support but also have been removed from web browsers such as Chrome and Firefox. More information on this may be found in our article here. Starting...