Presentation available for download

In November I have been presenting at the last DOAG conference in Germany about documentation in APEX projects ( ). The presentation (only in German) is now available for download.


APEX 4.2.1 Patchset released

Two days ago on Friday, the APEX 4.2.1 patch set has been released.

Although the quality of APEX is really high compared with other products, I tend to ALWAYS wait for the first patch set.

Ok, no more excuses for not upgrading to APEX 4.2 :).

Cheers and enjoy,

Speaking at ODTUG’s KScope 13 in New Orleans

My abstracts for Oracle Application Express have just been accepted for presentation at ODTUG Kscope13, June 23-27, at the New Orleans Sheraton in New Orleans, LA:
  • APEX + XE: a cookbook for a secure setup 
  • A spotlight on the smaller improvements of APEX 4.2 
This is THE (more...)

Oracle ACE Award received!

Dear all, I have just received the Oracle ACE award for my contributions to the community and my knowledge about Oracle technologies, in particular with regards to Oracle Application Express and Oracle XE.

Thank you Oracle!

This is quite an honor since there are only 15 active Oracle ACEs in (more...)


Yesterday was the second of three days of the DOAG conference in Nürnberg. Once again this was a huge event for Oracle APEX.

We had lots of good APEX presentations from Patrick Wolf, Marc Sewtz, Christian Neumüller Carsten Czarski, Niels de Bruijn, Christian Rokitta, Peter (more...)

Presenting at DOAG next week

Whow, time is passing by so fast ;).

The DOAG conference 2012 is only a few days away. And there will be 26 presentations around APEX alone!

So come by and experience the APEX enthusiam! Make sure to attend the sessions presented by Marc Sewtz, Patrick Wolf, Christian (more...)

APEX Listener 1.1.4 on Windows … ILLEGAL_CHARACTER problems

I am currently setting up the APEX Listener at a new customer. Unfortunately they are running Windows ;).

To be more precise, they are running Windows 2008 Server R2 (64bit). I have installed Apache http server 2.2.22 and Apache Tomcat 7.0.30.

Everything went fine so far. (more...)

Clarification on Oracle XE licensing – really free for any usage?

Since Oracle XE was initially released in January 2006 I believed there was no usage restriction whatsoever with regards to the type of application you could build with Oracle XE and especially in combination with Oracle Application Express (Oracle APEX).

Just recently a customer of mine was told by an (more...)