Apex Text Messages as substitution strings – Wanted

Always check out the original article at http://www.oraclequirks.com for latest comments, fixes and updates. If you, like me, think that it could be useful having text messages available as substitution strings (ideally using the #syntax#) inside certain Apex's element attributes like button attributes, report links, form attributes and so on, then you might want to vote for this feature request

#COLUMN_WIDTH# in Apex report templates

Always check out the original article at http://www.oraclequirks.com for latest comments, fixes and updates. Even if the topic is no breaking news, there are some references about it in the Apex OTN forum, it may be still worth spending a few words, especially because, up to date (Apex 4.2.1), there is no trace of it in the official Oracle Application Express documentation. I am talking of the

Apex 4.2.1 is here

Apex 4.2.1 has been made available for download today. I recommend checking out Joel Kallman's blog posting for the details (bug fixes, patch notes and release notes). Enjoy

Find the way out of ORA-12952: The request exceeds the maximum allowed database size of 4 GB

Always check out the original article at http://www.oraclequirks.com for latest comments, fixes and updates. The story goes that at a certain point I began seeing ORA-12952 in my logs when Oracle was trying to refresh  schema statistics, then, progressively, I started receiving this error message while attempting to perform certain operations involving lots of data, until the other day, when

ORA-29024: Certificate validation failure – again, with a twist

Always check out the original article at http://www.oraclequirks.com for latest comments, fixes and updates. I love when a perfectly working application suddenly begins complaining about: ORA-29024: Certificate validation failure Last year it took me a while to fix it as I had to figure out how to cope with the absence of a wallet manager on Oracle XE. Now things were different. I began

ORA-02291 while attempting to install a workspace from an earlier Apex version

Always check out the original article at http://www.oraclequirks.com for latest comments, fixes and updates. First of all many thanks to Patrick Wolf for explaining me the reason of this bug and contributing a quick workaround. The story goes as follows: if you install Apex 4.2 on a fresh database or upgrade an installation of Apex 4.1 where there are no existing workspaces and you plan to

Oracle Application Express 4.2 is available for download now

Apex 4.2 has been finally made available for download on saturday night. Joel Kallman and David Peake announced the release giving some preliminary details. According to the newly restyled official Oracle Application Express page, Apex 4.2 sports jQuery Mobile support,  responsive web design on theme 25, HTML5 support for charts and more. A few days ago Oracle made available also some videos

SQL Developer 3.2 available for download

Breaking news: SQL Developer 3.2 is available for download. Follow the link to get a grasp on the new features.

Apex 4.1 now available on Amazon RDS for Oracle

Freshly backed news from Amazon... Apex 4.1 now available on Amazon RDS for Oracle