Great Lakes Oracle Conference – May 14/15, 2013

The Great Lakes Oracle Conference will be held on May 14/15, 2013 at the Cleveland State University campus.  Registration includes two full days of training with more than 30 sessions to choose from, vendor exhibits to peruse, lunches, and a networking reception.  And if that weren't enough, there will be (more...)

Invalid database objects on

Most people are aware of, the demonstration instance of Oracle Application Express.  It's primarily used for people to "kick the tires" of APEX.  Last week alone, there were 810 new workspaces approved on this instance.

Changes are coming to - it's going to be (more...)

Dude, Where Are My Buttons?

An interesting bug was reported the other day on the Oracle Technology Network discussion forum for Oracle Application Express.  The scenario is as follows:

1)  Download and install Oracle Application Express 4.2.1 anew.
2)  Install a translated version of Oracle Application Express
3)  Login to a workspace (more...)

Oracle Application Express 4.2.1 now available

Oracle Application Express 4.2.1 is now released and available for download.  If you wish to download the full release of Oracle Application Express 4.2.1, you can get it from the Downloads page on OTN.  If you have Application Express 4.2 already installed, then you need (more...)

APEX 4.2 and Textareas

There is a change in behavior in Oracle Application Express that I thought was worth making special mention of.

Most page items have a property named "Maximum Width".  The purpose of this attribute, as the item-level help states, is to "specify the maximum number of (more...)

Oracle Application Express 4.2 released

Oracle Application Express 4.2 was officially released today and is available for download from the Oracle Technology Network.

The main goal of Oracle Application Express 4.2 is to enable the easy development of mobile applications, using the same declarative infrastructure and methodology of APEX.  As detailed here, (more...)