Coming Soon to iOS

We are working on a big iOS release and it is just about ready to launch.  You will have to wait to try it, but I wanted to share some of the key new features.  All I can say about release date is; coming soon… Full iPhone Redesign  This update brings our app up toContinue reading “Coming Soon to iOS”

Capturing iOS Console Logs

Capturing iOS Console logs can we tough especially if you are on a PC.  If you are on a Mac and you are a developer with Xcode installed it is really not that difficult.  In fact Apple fully supports this and documents the process.  https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/qa/qa1747/_index.html For others without Mac’s things can get complex and withContinue reading “Capturing iOS Console Logs”

iOS 9 is Coming…

iOS 9 is just days away and I know from history that many of you will update your devices the day it launches.  I bet you won’t even tell us 😦  Don’t worry we have been testing our app with the betas and everything will be just fine no update needed from us.  We willContinue reading “iOS 9 is Coming…”

Forcing a Client Cache Update in BI Mobile HD

The Oracle BI Mobile HD app (iOS only) caches JavaScript and CSS files locally.   It does this the first time you connect wit a new server connection and can seen in the app during the connection process. The Oracle BI Presentation Server uses a mechanism to ensure that Oracle BI Mobile HD app isContinue reading “Forcing a Client Cache Update in BI Mobile HD”

Just some bugs…

You may have noticed an iOS update for our BI Mobile app yesterday.  Nothing to really worry about, just some bug fixes.  Pretty isolated stuff that most of our users won’t hit these bugs, but we felt it was important enough so ‘smash’ them right away, and not wait for our next feature release. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/oracle-business-intelligence/id534035015?mt=8

Get Immersed in BI

BI is about data and visualizations so we think that our app’s chrome and controls should get our of your way when you are working with your data.  We did this from the start with Android. And now we are working to give you this same experience in our iOS apps.   We are wokingContinue reading “Get Immersed in BI”

Deploying BI Mobile HD to End Users

I often hear this statement from customers: I am planning on deploying the BI Mobile HD application but I want to make it really easy for our end users and I don’t want them to have to type any server details. So here is a quick lesson on how to do just this.  Our endContinue reading “Deploying BI Mobile HD to End Users”

The one iOS7 Feature that Changed the Way I Use my Device

So before I let you know what it is I need to give you some backstory.  This goes way back to early Windows day.  From the start I have always been trying to organize my apps (programs).  In early Windows it was Norton Desktop then is was constantly managing my Start Menu and eventually thisContinue reading “The one iOS7 Feature that Changed the Way I Use my Device”

So You Want to Build a BI Mobile App…

If you were at Oracle Open World BI Mobile App Designer may be old news, but either way you need to read on. So here is the scenario; you are BI author and you have built some great dashboards and maybe you are even deploying those dashboards using the BI Mobile HD app.  Now youContinue reading “So You Want to Build a BI Mobile App…”

Did You Know?

Did you know that using the BI Mobile HD security toolkit you can ‘code’ your organizations servers so that end users do not have to worry about setting them up manually. Look it is super easy to for end users to add a new server to our iPhone and iPad application but why not makeContinue reading “Did You Know?”