If you've been using APEX long enough, you've probably used a PL/SQL Region to render some sort of HTML that the APEX built-in components simply can't handle. Perhaps a complex chart or region that has a lot of custom content and/or layout. While best practices may be to use an APEX component, or if not, build a plugin, we all know that sometimes reality doesn't give us that kind of time or flexibility.
Just a simple example how easy APEX can handle this kind of problem.
Example: We have today the 06.11.2015 (11-06-2015) and we have two date values 01.11.2015 and 30.11.2015. Now I want to know how much time has past in percent since the beginning (01.11.2015): Result: 17 % Mehr »