APEX 5.0 Early Adopter has arrived

Suddenly a big thunder rolled through the APEX community -> Version 5.0 has arrived in an early adopter version, as published on Joel Kallmans Blog (as usual on a friday, late night over here in europe).

Over the past 10-15 month we saw numerous presentations of what we can expect in APEX 5, and many of us had our own ideas.

As soon as I got word through twitter I applied for a workspace (more...)

human readable URLs in Oracle APEX – Part 3

In the first two parts of this blogpost series we covered the basics and the technique on how to provide nice/friendly/readable URLs for a public APEX Application.

If you haven’t read the other two parts, please go back and read part 1, then read part 2. Done? Ok, lets (more...)

human readable URLs in Oracle APEX – Part 2

In the first part of this Blogpost Series we touched some fundamentals and finally listed some options. If you haven’t read it, yet, please do now before continuing here.

The last post ended with me saying I found a way for hrURLs that works with APEX Listener, mod_plsql and EPG.

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hrURL – human readable URLs in Oracle APEX

Searching the APEX Forum for nice URLs is as old as Oracle APEX itself, so far without much luck. There is magic switch that forces APEX to create readable URLs.

As part of preparing my Presentation “Going Public” for Kscope 2014 in Seattle, I investigated the available methods on (more...)

First glimpse on APEX 4.2.3

apex.oracle.com has been upgraded on Sept 6th 2013 to Version 4.2.3.00.07, which means a release of APEX 4.2.3 is close.

There are no release notes out yet, but what i could see we have three new Packaged Applications:

  • Service Notifications Administration
  • Data (more...)

My presentations at Kscope13

Friday night i finally arrived after a long flight from Vienna to Washington to New Orleans, whereas the flights were pretty good, it is just that endless series of waiting lines that is tiresome.

Anyway, i’m here and – as usual – still working on my slides and demos with (more...)

New release of the APEX Developer Addon

After the APEX Developer Addon broke in Chrome 27, I had to change the underlying architecture and do a rewrite of the Addon basis.

Some nice guys helped me Beta-Test that over the last week. Now it should be good to go.

Now here is the tricky part: if (more...)

Change color of List Divider in mobile APEX Applications

This is a quick one, if you have followed my other mobile blog posts.

When creating the mobile guide to the AOUG Conference 2013 (taking place June 17 and 18 in a historic Brewery in Vienna, Austria), i found myself creating a new theme using the themeroller, but still (more...)

APEX Developer Addon broken in Chrome 27

With Chrome Version 27 a security bug in the browser was fixed which caused the APEX Developer Addon to break.

Thanks to all sending me a reply about that, i’m currently working on a fix and hope to be able to provide that soon.

In the meantime please stay calm (more...)

get the Developer Toolbar back for mobile APEX Applications

When developing mobile applications with APEX 4.2 you’ll find the developer toolbar on the page bottom is missing.

This can be a little bit annoying when investigating misbehaving applications. Oracle recognizes this as Issue 14749955 with the workaround to access the toolbar functions through a desktop page…

Of course (more...)