I am posting this just because I am getting questions related to this or similar issues all the time. In this example
you can see how you can replace images in your page using Dynamic Actions. There are at least two good ways to do that: 1. Rendering images in a report. Refreshing a report is a predefined event in a Dynamic Action and doesn't require coding.
or 2. Using jQuery to do that.
Just started a new version of My Demo Application - based on APEX 5.0 and Universal Theme. There, I will rework the old content and provide some interesting new possibilities (as of 4.2). In this example
I am showing how to change the column type from Text to Display (Saving State) in a tabular form.
I prefer using PL/SQL Function Returning Error Text while creating validations. Two days ago I discovered a bug - it is not possible to create the function if no error message entered. This bug has been documented and will probably be fixed in 5.1. The workaround is to enter a dummy text like "ERROR" or similar.
If you are using the new Page Designer in APEX 5.0, you may search for the "Standard Report Column" in the list of column types. If you switch to the component view, you will see it. In the Page Designer you don't have the old column types any more. You should choose "Plain Text" and activate the option "Escape special characters" on the bottom of the column options.
Just submitted first of my two chapters (Tabular Forms) for the new Expert Oracle APEX 2nd Edition
. The chapter is covering the most important practices in Tabular Form handling. Also, a couple of neat features like cascading select lists in Tabular Forms - this time using standards only. Still not sure when the book will be published but it should happen soon. Follow on Twitter
Mit dem erscheinen von APEX 5
dreht die Community jetzt so richtig auf.
Neben der APEX Connect
im Juni (bis 08.05. Frühbucherrabatt
) wird es schon einen Monat später eine Reihe von APEX 5 Webinaren unter dem Motto #apexsummer15
Was mir bei den ganzen Aktivitäten auffällt, ist der starke Community Faktor. Umso mehr wundert es mich, dass sich nach Veröffentlichung von APEX 5 keine große IT-News Plattform intensiver mit der Materie befasst (more...)
Es tut sich ganz schön was in der APEX Community dieses Jahr. APEX 5.0 wurde veröffentlich
. APEX Connect
im Juni findet statt und sollte bisher der größte APEX-Treffen im deutschprachigen Raum werden. Nun, wurde auch eine Reihe an Webinaren organisiert - APEX 5.0 Summer School
- für alle, die keinen Urlaub machen oder für diejenigen, die den Urlaub langweilig finden. Meldet euch an. Die Anzahl der freien Plätze ist nicht unendlich.
Im Rahmen der APEX Summer School 2015 ( Twitter Handle: #apexsummer2015 ) werden wir 9 kostenlose Webinare
zum Thema APEX 5 mit den Experten aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum durchführen:
Vielen Dank an Carsten Czarski
für die Einladung und Organisation! Nicht zuletzt auch vielen Dank für die klasse Homepage des Webinars, alles 100% APEX 5 out-of-the-box! Ein einfaches und dennoch wirkungsvolles Beispiel dafür, was standardmäßig mit APEX 5 möglich ist:APEX 5
ist seit letzter Woche (more...)
Just under three years ago, I joined Enkitec when they acquired Sumneva. The next three years brought a whirlwind of change and excitement - new products, additional training, and expanding the APEX practice from an almost nonexistent state to one of the best in the world.
Like all good things, that run has come to an end. Last Friday was my final day at Accenture, and I am once again back in the arena of (more...)
Woo hoo! Oracle Application Express 5.0 has been released. Read all about it here
The purpose of this blog post is to provide information on how to upgrade your 12.1 Multitenant Container Databases (CDBs) to APEX 5.0, and specifically ones where you have Oracle Application Express installed in CDB$ROOT (the root), and you are making use of Oracle Application Express 4.2.x in the PDBs in this CDB. There has been (more...)
In previous blog posts I talked about JSON for APEX Developers:
In this post I want to show how you store and query JSON data straight in the database.
To start, create a table to store the JSON object:
CREATE TABLE ssn_json
(id NUMBER GENERATED ALWAYS AS IDENTITY NOT NULL,
After 2.5 years of development, today is the day APEX 5.0 is publicly released and ready to be downloaded
to install on your own environment.
In my view it's the best release ever. Not so much of the new Page Designer - although that is definitely a piece of art and it increased productivity even further - but because it's the first time whole of APEX got refreshed and every piece was put (more...)
What started on a whiteboard in New York City more than 2 years ago is now finally realized. I and the other members of the Oracle Application Express team proudly announce the release of Oracle Application Express 5
The official blog posting and announcement is HERE
. But this is my personal blog, and the thoughts and words are my own, so I can be a bit more free.
Firstly, I don't ever want to see (more...)
Endlich ist es geschafft.
Wen interessiert Heute die Champions League, wenn du Oracle APEX 5
downloaden kannst: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/apex/downloads/index.html
The result of a two and half year engineering effort, Oracle Application Express 5.0 represents the greatest advancement of Oracle Application Express in its 10-year history. Oracle Application Express 5.0 enables customers to develop, design and deploy beautiful, responsive, database-driven desktop and mobile applications using only a browser.
Now that APEX 5.0 is finally available, it’s time to spread the word and to get everyone up (more...)
After a longer development cycle than usual, Oracle Application Express 5.0 is finally available for download! I think it was worth the wait. It comes with a ton of features, here are just a few marquee features. Page Designer Universal … Continue reading
Great news. Just finished wathching the Google hangout with the APEX team. They confirmed that APEX will be released today. The download should be made available soon. Stay tuned.
Complex Region Type Plug-ins might render their own input fields, like our Interactive Report component does with the search field. If a developer had set the page level attribute Cursor Focus to First item on Page in Oracle APEX 4.x, … Continue reading
Besides the Plug-In Attribute Enhancements described in my previous posting, we have also added new Attribute Types in Oracle APEX 5.0 for increased usability in Page Designer. Link to Target Page/Url If your Plug-in had to exposed a Link attribute … Continue reading