Monday, August 30, 2021

Oracle Developer Connect Portal and SOAP Web Services in Oracle Fusion

Oracle Developer Connect portal is an integrated repository of all the SOAP Web Services provided by Oracle ERP cloud.

What is it ?

- A cloud developer portal that runs on your cloud instance and provides information about the specific set of services deployed to your cloud instance.

- Very useful resource to integrate or extend Oracle Cloud Applications and develop customized business solutions.

- Discover business object services, look up service endpoints and view metadata.

- Includes definitions for all SOAP-based web services that are marked for external use.

- Reflects the current service interface and includes patches as well as service data object customizations, if any.

What are the prerequisites ?

- To use the Developer Connect portal, your job role must have one of the following privileges -



- Alternatively, you can create a custom role with ATK_WEB_SERVICE_INFO_ACCESS_PRIV entitlement and then grant the custom role to desired user

What does it offer ?

- Searchable list of all the available web services.

- Quick access to complete URLs for the Service Endpoints as well as WSDL locations.

- Easy to UI with detailed information including service statuses and meaningful descriptions.

- Additional details on all related Service Operations, Service Data Objects and Sample payloads.

How to access ?

- In your ERP Cloud instance, Navigate to Tools > Developer Connect

- Search for the desired Web Service

- Locate Web Service Summary and WSDL

Web Service Description Language (WSDL) - Describes structure of a web service. Provides location and the operations offered by a given service
Sample -

- Locate Web Service Operations

- Locate Web Service Payload details

- Locate Web Service Service Data Object structure

XML Schema Definition (XSD)



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