The second phase of the Application Express 4.0 Early Adopter is now available. A new instance with the latest build of Application Express 4.0 is now available on http://tryapexnow.com.
The Application Express 4.0 Early Adopter Phase II (EA2) is now available. Like EA1, this instance is running on Amazon EC2. The beauty of Amazon's elastic IP feature is that we could work on the EA2 instance and get it completely ready, then associate the elastic IP with the new instance, making the switch in less than 60 seconds.
Developers like views…they can simplify things and hide (protect us from) underlying complexity.
For example, would you rather write the query -
e.deptno = d.deptno;
It’s a rhetorical question so please don’t say “I prefer the second”…otherwise there’s no point [...]