External libraries are typically used to extend APEX so you (and the APEX development team) don't need to build certain features from scratch.
One of the advantages of applying the latest patches is that the external libraries that come with APEX carry an update too. Most known examples of (more...)
The below content is based on a David Peake
's presentation at OOW 2012 and APEX World 2013.
As the Oracle Database 12c is not out yet at the time of writing, note that things might be different in the final product.
The Oracle Database 12c is a major release in Oracle (more...)
The warm days are coming... time for some APEX Ice Cream!
People in my close environment, they know I can't resist ice cream and chocolate!
So what I did was I bought a real ice cream machine, so I could make my ice cream myself :-)
After reading Michael Hichwa's blog post
about APEX 4.2.2 where he mentions the patch set includes a major upgrade of all 18 productivity and all 16 database sample applications, I decided to install all of them again and check them out.
Those apps are a great way to (more...)
Packt asked me if I was interested in reading one of their books, PhoneGap 2.x Mobile Application Development Hotshot
, and write my thoughts on it.
As the topic is in my interest sphere and I was having a long flight ahead, I decided to use that time to (more...)
Today APEX 4.2.2 was released. As with every patch set
a number of bugs got fixed, but this patch also contains a new packaged application to build surveys.
Here's a screenshot of the app:
If you are on 4.2 or 4.2.1 (first patch set), you (more...)
Today, Anthony Rayner
If you are searching for some presents under the Christmas tree, you might want to consider following Oracle APEX books:
This book was published a month ago. I was one of the reviewers and believe it's a (more...)
Over the last years things changed fast: HTMLDB became APEX, many developers started to use APEX day-in-day-out, the development team released APEX 4.2 a few days ago and the Oracle Cloud is using APEX as a key component...
Oracle Application Express (APEX) matured over the last 8 years and (more...)
Now that the Oracle Cloud is publicly available, I want to show you what it takes to put your APEX application on there.
As an example I will use the application "DGTournament
" that I created in 2006 to promote APEX and upgraded every two years to the (more...)
At Oracle Open World (OOW) Martin
and I had a lot of fun integrating the Oracle Social Network (OSN
) with Oracle Application Express (APEX
In short there was a developer challenge at OOW where teams had to find a good use case to integrate OSN with (more...)
With the new release of APEX (or Oracle in general) it's always useful to re-read the documentation
again, even if it's just the release notes and the installation guide...
I use my iPad a lot to read articles and books, especially when I'm offline it's very useful.
You can go (more...)
So what does it take to change your current theme to a responsive theme in APEX 4.2?
The first thing you have to do is create a new (more...)
A few hours ago Oracle made APEX 4.2 available for download
If it's the first time you look at 4.2, you can read about the many new features
. With every release I have to say the same thing... it's the best release ever :-)
Obviously mobile is a (more...)
A few minutes ago I received the official mail that my new Oracle Database Cloud
was ready to be activated.
Once I clicked the link I got to the screen to Activate the Service.
Clicked on that button and I got a new mail my account was ready... and yes (more...)
During last Oracle Open World
(OOW) the general availability of the Oracle Cloud was announced.
If you want to start to deploy your Oracle Application Express (APEX) applications in the Oracle Cloud you need to subscribe for a Database Service. Here are the steps to do so.
If you think "I wish APEX (Oracle Application Express) did this", you can log those things in one central place now: the Oracle Application Express Feature Requests
website.Note that you first need to login with your Oracle Single Sign-on credentials before you're able to see that app.
The same (more...)
Pablo send me an email a while back he uploaded the pictures
and videos of the OTN LA 2012 Tour (South leg).
Here's a list of the videos made in the countries I was in:
-) Argentina, Buenos Aires
-) Brasil, São Paulo
In one of the videos
you will (more...)