Yesterday a new version of the Oracle APEX Listener was released. The new version is 2.0.6... and the biggest change in this release is the change in name. From now on we won't speak about the "APEX Listener" anymore, but we speak about "Oracle REST Data Services".
The name explains more what the piece of software is doing and it will be less confusing for non-APEX people. Many people thought about the Database (more...)
ODTUG announced a few days ago the Oracle APEX Theming Competition.
Make an awesome APEX theme and you may win some cool prices!
In the Learning Resources on the ODTUG site you will see a reference to my presentation of last year "Advanced Responsive Design in APEX". In that presentation I showed a lot of live demo's from different aspects of Responsive Design: here's a quick overview of what I covered:
Every year we at APEX Evangelists come together to discuss the past and the future of the company. In the past 7 years a lot has changed; the APEX market changed, the community changed, we personally changed, ...
We really like APEX, we are all passionate about it, we love to have technical discussions with each other and come together to share our thoughts, but we also like our independence and make our own trade-offs company (more...)
APEX 5.0 allows you to create a new Calendar type, called CSS Calendar.
The CSS Calendar is based on Full Calendar 1.6.4, at the moment of writing, the current latest production release. The creator of this JQuery plugin, Adam Shaw, is currently working on version 2. A few days ago he released beta 2. It remains to be seen which version of Full Calendar will make it in the final (more...)
Now that APEX 5.0 EA is out, it's time to do a deep dive in the new features of this early adopter (EA) release.
Overall this new version of Oracle Application Express tries to put even more power and speed in the development. The UI is made simpler and cleaner with a fresher look and feel. Not every part of APEX got an overhaul in EA1, it remains to be seen if in EA2 (more...)
Requesting a workspace is not working yet at the time of writing this post, but I expect it can be opened every moment now.
APEX 5.0 carries many new features, one of the biggest is the new Page Designer which should increase developer productivity even more. David Peake recorded some videos, here's the APEX 5.0 Page Designer Overview:
I created a small mobile APEX app for my football team where they can upload pictures to the app.
Sometimes saving the picture worked, sometimes it didn't. If it didn't work I hit the following error: "Post too large". It turned out that my Max Post Size in Configurations - server-config - Network Config - Network Listeners - http-listener-1 under HTTP was set too small.
"Learn something new about Oracle almost every day"
"Learn a new technology outside the comfortable realm of Oracle Database".
Resolutions I try to follow myself every year...
I love to try and integrate different technologies with Oracle APEX. Looking back at the last two years, just from the Oracle stack alone, in 2012 I played around integrating APEX with E-Business (more...)
The default Mobile Theme (50) in APEX renders just fine in Safari. It uses the full height of my iPhone 5, but when I added the app to my Home screen and ran it from there, it didn't render in fullscreen mode.
Turns out that the iPhone 5 doesn't like (more...)