Oracle Mobile App Designer simple report


Today I'll show how to create a very simple Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile App Designer (BIMAD) report. For this demonstration, I use the sample repository shipped with OBIEE. Login to OBIEE as usual. Navigate to Home page and select Mobile app in Create section. The first decision you need to make is the type of your application (report). You can create either Phone or Tablet application. For my demo I choose Phone and press Next button. Next step is selecting the data source for you report. For this demo, I choose the easiest way and select BI Subject Area option. I use Sample Sales Lite subject area. Using BI Subject Area isn't the best option or something like that. It's…

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Oracle Mobile App Designer installation


Oracle Mobile App Designer (BIMAD) is an OBI EE extension, based on BI Publisher (former XML Publisher) which allows developers to make highly interactive reports (so called applications) which can be viewed on almost any HTML5-compliant mobile device. Unfortunately, BIMAD is not installed during typical OBIEE installation and requires additional installation and configuration. This post covers this process. If you need information how to start using BIMAD, please read this post. Installation process involves the following steps: Download BIMAD patch Install BIMAD patch Configure OBIEE instance Configure BIMAD publishing directory BIMAD patch downloading BIMAD is distributed as a patch for existing OBIEE instance. Therefore the only place where it can be obtained is My Oracle Support. As a prerequisite your…

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