These are my observations on how the landscape is changing in the IT world, and how these changes relate to developing applications on the Oracle Database platform.
Cloud, Platform-as-a-Service and Application Express
Agile Development with Application Express
Service Oriented Architecture
Data processing layer and the MVC
Oracle Certification for Developers
Performance monitoring; Past, present and future
Scalability and 'One Box' solutions
High Availability - How High is High ?