Among the uncountable browser extensions for Google Chrome, there are many which prove useful for the weary Siebel Open UI developer.
One of these extensions should stand representative for them all, and I really use it a lot.
The following post does not go without a hat-tip to fellow Siebelian Slava who found an easy way to introspect variables, call functions etc, while debugging a Siebel Open UI application in Google Chrome.
If you are familiar with the Chrome developer tools and Open UI, especially in Siebel version 22.214.171.124 or higher, you might deeply miss the ability to simply type some code into the console. This has been disabled - quite understandably so - for security reasons.
So I leave you with this screenshot and you will understand:
If you have applied the monthly patch set 126.96.36.199.4 or later, you would expect to be able to manage activities in the Calendar views by dragging and dropping them onto the calendar applet.
Earlier this month, Oracle has published a statement of direction (SOD) document for Siebel Open UI on the My Oracle Support portal. The document with the Id 1643468.1 lays out the features planned for release with Siebel CRM Innovation Pack 2014 which is intended to be shipped in late fall this year.
While sifting through the latest alerts, SODs etc on My Oracle Support, I found some interesting news for Siebel folks. While I usually peruse twitter for quick messaging, I believe it is worthwhile to summarize my Sunday evening tweets so that more people get this important pieces of information.
As of Friday last week, Oracle has made the latest monthly patchset - April 2014 - for Siebel CRM Innovation Pack 2013 (IP 2013) available for download on the My Oracle Support portal.
The version numbers are 188.8.131.52.6 and 184.108.40.206.6 respectively.
Beginning with the next patch release 220.127.116.11.4, we find new language packs for Siebel CRM. The following list of additional language packs is not complete but shows that interest for Siebel CRM is unbroken in many parts of the world.