How firefox 3.6 accelerates the phasing out of Jinitiator (and frustrates Metalink..)

By | 2010-04-18T23:24:30+00:00 March 15th, 2010|Categories: App. Server|Tags: , , , |

The customer is using Firefox, 3.5 in this case, and Internet Explorer (6!). Suddenly the application does not work anymore for a lot of clients, as a matter of fact, the firefox-users. They had upgraded their Firefox to 3.6., and got the message that an add-on must me installed ( appears to be the JRE ) . After installing this, it still does not work.

The curious case of the left-handed mouse in webforms

By | 2009-07-06T15:50:25+00:00 July 6th, 2009|Categories: App. Server|Tags: , , , |

In OAS (10.1.2.0.2), webforms, when using a left-handed mouse to expand a menu, the tree node is not expanding. No error is given.
For example, in ‘Material Workbench’ select the ‘+’ to expand ‘Organizations’ in the menu.
Left and right button does not do anything.
Also, the left handed users are having difficulties […]

Internet Explorer crashes with Oracle forms / Jinitiator

By | 2009-04-03T10:10:54+00:00 April 3rd, 2009|Categories: App. Server|Tags: , , |

Problem: when running form modules using Internet Explorer and JInitiator 1.3.1.x, the browser window opens and crashes immediately before the applet starts. When using Mozilla Firefox, there’s no problem at all.

Several notes on Metalink about this:  602001.1, 430359.1, 550301.1
The issue does not occur when using Sun JRE version 1.4, […]

Sun JRE instead of Jinitiator with Forms and Webutil

By | 2009-01-26T23:03:37+00:00 January 26th, 2009|Categories: App. Server|Tags: , , , , |

Running Forms and Webutil with Sun Java 5.0.6 instead of Jinitiator.

And you know what:  it’s faster and has more functionality I’ve been told…
First you need the java-file. In this case: jre15006.exe.

Initially I found it hard to find on the site of Sun – didn’t even know the name of […]