On an internal mailing list, an employee (Richard, a long-time user of Oracle Application Express) asked:
"...we are attempting to move to storing (the images) in a BLOB column in our own application tables. Is there no way to display an image outside of page items and reports? "
Basically, he has a bunch of images stored in the BLOB column of the common upload table, APEX_APPLICATION_FILES (or WWV_FLOW_FILES). He wishes to move them (more...)
The following question was recently posted on an internal mailing list:
"Is there a sizing/capacity/scalability guide available for APEX?"
I'm always fascinated by this question. I appreciate the fact that this is a standard, acceptable practice in the industry, and people come to expect it. How else could architects and planners appropriately allocate resources without some form of estimate? This impacts capital expenditures and budgets and rack space and energy costs and support costs (more...)
We are quite happy to announce the beginning of the Oracle Application Express 5.0 Early Adopter
program, at https://apexea.oracle.com
. This is our open-to-the-public beta program where we encourage our customers (new and old), and also those just interested in Oracle Application Express
, to kick the tires of our forthcoming release. Click the big blue "Request a Workspace" button to get started.
You'll notice right away that the authentication for Oracle Application (more...)
Happy birthday, Oracle Application Express
In January 2004, Oracle Database 10g was released. And bundled with the Oracle 10g Database distribution was an additional disc called the Companion CD, which included both Oracle HTTP Server, mod_plsql and this new tool called Oracle HTML DB 1.5. This was the date of the first officially distributed and supported software from Oracle which has grown into today's Oracle Application Express.
To recap the years:
As an early Christmas present / late Hanukkah present, Oracle Application Express 4.2.4 is now released and available for download. If you wish to download the full release of Oracle Application Express 4.2.4, you can get it from the Downloads page
on OTN. If you have (more...)