APEX Tabular Forms Deep Dive at #ORCLAPEX NYC Meetup

Ever heard of APEX$ROW_NUM, APEX$ROW_SELECTOR and APEX$ROW_STATUS? Did you know you can reference tabular form columns using bind variable syntax in your page processes? Are you familiar with the execution scope of tabular form proecesses for modified vs submitted rows? Ever struggled using apex_application.g_fxx arrays with checkboxes? And do you really need to use the apex_item APIs? In APEX 4.0, 4.1 and 4.2 we've introduced lots of new tabular form features, (more...)

Oracle APEX 5.0 UI techniques at NYOUG on June 3rd

Are you ready to give your apps a fresh new look & feel? APEX 5.0 will bring you the Universal Theme and Template Options – a modern, responsive HTML5 theme that takes the guesswork out of choosing the right HTML templates and CSS classes. Thanks to easy-to-use declarative template options, you no longer have to be a HTML/CSS guru in order to create modern and beautiful web applications. 

Want to learn more? Then (more...)

First ORCLAPEX New York City Meetup

We’re excited to announce the first ever Oracle Application Express Meetup in New York City. Join us on May 23rd at the Oracle office at 120 Park Ave – right across from Grand Central. Meet other APEX developers working in the area and see what’s coming in APEX 5.0. New to APEX? Don’t worry, we’ll get you up to speed and show you what this product is all about.

As a special guest (more...)

Developing Mobile Web Applications with Oracle Application Express 4.2

If you’re interested in developing Mobile Web Apps on the Oracle Database – and if you’re following my Blog, chances are that you are – then here’s a great opportunity to get up to speed on the latest trends and learn how you can quickly and easily develop your own mobile web apps and extend your existing APEX apps for mobile use: attend my upcoming free ODTUG Webinar on February 20th:

See APEX at the Bulgarian Oracle User Group Conference this November


Are you interested in developing Mobile web applications with Oracle Application Express? Do you want to see some of the features that are going to be introduced with Oracle Application Express 5.0? Then join us at the Bulgarian Oracle User Group Conference, taking place in Plovdiv, Bulgaria from November (more...)

White Paper on Custom PDF Reports in APEX


As I’ve previously blogged about and outlined in my video tutorials, it (more...)

PDF Reports with APEX at NYOUG


The New York Oracle User Group Summer Meeting takes place on June (more...)

APEX-Community meets Development – Munich, May 16th


Mark your calendars for May 16th. Following the Cloud World events (more...)

Oracle OTN Developer Day in New York on May 7th


Are you interested in developing and running your Oracle Application Express applications (more...)

PDF Printing with Oracle Application Express 4.2.2


Oracle Application Express 4.2.2 was released today, you can download the full release from the Download page on OTN. As always, there have been numerous improvements and bug fixes. We’ve updated many of our included packaged applications and we’ve introduced a new packaged application: the Survey Builder, which (more...)

Oracle Cloud World – London May 14th & Munich May 15th


I’ll be presenting Oracle Application Express as part of the Oracle Database Cloud Service at the Cloud World events in London and Munich next month.

At Oracle Cloud World you’ll hear from Oracle executives, thought leaders, customers, and partners as they share ideas on how to transform business and stay (more...)

APEX at the NYOUG Special Winter Meeting


Just back from the DOAG conference (German Oracle User Group) in Nuremberg, it’s now time to get ready for an event closer to home: the annual NYOUG Special Winter Meeting at The New Yorker Hotel on December 12. If you’re interested in APEX and the Oracle Database, please stop by (more...)

APEX at DOAG 2012

Only one week to DOAG 2012 - the most important conference for Oracle users in Germany. The event takes place in Nuremberg, Nov 20th – 22nd. This year there will be 26 presentation on Oracle Application Express alone! 

Make sure to attend the sessions presented by Patrick Wolf, (more...)

Kscope ’12 and the Rodeo Special Event


Just arrived back home in New York after a great week at the ODTUG Kscope ’12 conference in San Antonio, TX. It was great meeting many members of our ever growing APEX community again, seeing several outstanding presentations on APEX and other topics and being able to present to our (more...)

Application Express 4.2 Early Adopter and Kscope 12


Today we released the first Early Adopter version of Oracle Application Express 4.2 – right in time for ODTUG KScope12. You can sign up and give it a try:


One of our focus areas in this release of course has been Mobile. And while we’re still (more...)

Dynamic Images in PDF – What 32k Limit?

Looks like it's time to follow up on a Blog posting I wrote in 2008 about including dynamic images in PDF reports. After being called out on that good old 32k limit in a recent Blog posting by Roel Hartman, and reading through the recent OTN Forum posts and tweets (more...)

Mobile APEX Apps – Next Steps

It's been a few weeks since my last Blog posting on mobile development, or any topic for that matter. I've been busy doing Cloud development and talking about it at UKOUG and NYOUG. Then there's the ongoing work on APEX 4.1.1, which actually won't ship with jQuery Mobile (more...)

Getting Started with Mobile in APEX – Part 2

jQuery Mobile 1.0 Final was released today! Time to take it for a spin. As outlined in my previous post, jQuery Mobile is available for download on the jquerymobile.com web site:

Alternatively, if you were referencing the CDN, you could of course also simply update your (more...)

Getting Started with Mobile in APEX – Part 1

With jQuery Mobile moving closer to production, I finally started working on my paper documenting how to develop mobile applications with APEX 4.1 We've put a lot of changes into APEX 4.1 that make the integration of frameworks like jQuery Mobile easier. Full mobile support, with mobile templates (more...)

Oracle Database Cloud Service

Learn all about Oracle's Database Cloud Service at my upcoming presentations in New York and Birmingham, UK. Announced at Oracle Open World 2011, the Oracle Public Cloud is a set of integrated services that provide access to Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle Fusion Middleware, and the Oracle Database. The focus of (more...)