The End of Internet Explorer – How Does It Impact Oracle Forms?

Microsoft has just announced that Internet Explorer will be officially retired and taken out of support on June 15, 2022. With this announcement, this will mean that Microsoft will no longer be providing monthly security updates to Internet Explorer and that Microsoft...

JNLP Window Closes Upon Launching Forms Application

Java Web Start (JWS) is one of the ways which end users are able to run their Oracle Forms 12c applications without being required to use Internet Explorer. JWS allows users to run Forms applications by downloading a JNLP file and then launching it which launches a...

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...