While playing around in the APEX 5 EA2
environment I discovered a few neat little features for Calendar regions.
First of all you can export the data of the calendar - only the data that's currently visible - to four types of format. Especially the iCal format is new and interesting as this is readable by most calendar applications. Right now, in EA2, the PDF option doesn't seem to work yet. And alas, the iCal (more...)
Also today is packed with excellent sessions. The first one, "Cookie Monster
", by Tim St.Hillaire covered the different type of cookies and how you can set and read them from within your APEX application. For a lot of purposes you could nowadays use local storage as well, but there's still a case for cookies - and that's not a jar ;-)
The second one, "Single Sign On
", by Anton Nielsen (more...)
This day was quite busy: I had two presentations and a panel session, more or less back to back. My first presentation "Intro into Mobile APEX Development
" went ok, but I was especially pleased with the way my second presentation "Creating Hybrid APEX Applications
" did go. I think I got the message across that it is not that hard to create APEX Applications with native iOS (or Android) functionality, like accessing (more...)
The Monday started off with the general session. The most awaited announcement was: Where will Kscope have it's residence in 2015? The answer can be found on www.kscope15.com
(in short: in an awesome resort in Florida).
After that, the selection begins ... which session should I attend... I picked two interesting sessions about the APEX Listener / Oracle Rest Data Service. This product is growing fast in functionality and will get more important in (more...)
As a tradition, this Sunday Kscope kicked off with a full day of presentations by Oracle's APEX Development Team. And of course it was all about "5.0". Joel started with the "Awesome revolution of APEX" - the term "awesome
" (and the associated song) seems the be the conference team this year. After that the Page Designer, Interactive Reports, Mobile development all got the special attention they deserve. But the best part - (more...)