Thanks to WebLogic Community and Jürgen Kress, I had a chance to play with Oracle MCS (Mobile Cloud Service). This new Oracle product is promoted with full force by Oracle PM team, there is dedicated Youtube channel with videos to watch and learn – Oracle Mobile Platform. Mobile Cloud Service offers mobile enterprise repository to organize and support your mobile development. Mobile backend services, security, connectors, storage and etc. can be defined and managed in MCS. Web Services published in MCS can be monitored to track performance and errors. All this should simplify mobile solutions implementation.
This was my first encounter with MCS and I would like to describe the test I did. MCS UI is implemented with Oracle internal JS framework following Alta UI standard. There are options to monitor and administer MCS instance. I’m more interested in development options:
I will not go through all available options, but only focus on Mobile Backend. Basically we can define a group, where we could include various reusable business logic artefacts (API’s). Mainly this will be different Web Service calls. The same Web Service calls can be reused by mobile application developer. In Mobile Backend section we can edit existing groups or create a new one: Read the complete article here.
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