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Oracle Application Express (APEX) resources, news, and support articles.

APEX Evangelists Network Welcomes Paul Broughton

As I recently blogged, APEX Evangelists is undergoing a transformation (stay tuned for what that means for me).
We are very happy to announce that Paul Broughton (Twitter - @paulbroughton) has joined the AE Network!

Oracle APEX Listener - support for Apache Tomcat

The Oracle APEX listener is one possible gateway to run Oracle Application Express besides the Oracle http server (OHS), the embedded pl/sql gateway (which is the http server included in the Oracle database as part of the XML DB) and other open source alternatives.

Some help with the Oracle APEX Theming Competition 2014

ODTUG announced a few days ago the Oracle APEX Theming Competition.

The evolution of APEX Evangelists

Every year we at APEX Evangelists come together to discuss the past and the future of the company.
In the past 7 years a lot has changed; the APEX market changed, the community changed, we personally changed, …

The evolution of APEX Evangelists

Every year we at APEX Evangelists come together to discuss the past and the future of the company.
In the past 7 years a lot has changed; the APEX market changed, the community changed, we personally changed, ...

We really like APEX, we are all passionate about it, we love to have technical discussions with each other and come together to share our thoughts, but we also like our independence and make our own trade-offs company wise.

Setting and retrieving CLOB values in Apex

Imagine you have a textarea in your app where you want your users to be able to type in large quantities of text, click a button to store this in the database and then later retrieve this large quantity of text and redisplay it in that textarea.

Passing more than 10 values with apex.server.process

You may be familiar with the apex.server.process function exposed by Apex’s Javascript API. It allows you to asynchronously interact with Apex Application Processes.

A simple example would be.

 

Apex Application Process

HTP.p(‘You passed “‘||APEX_APPLICATION.g_x01 ||’” as the value for x01. ‘);

HTP.p(‘You passed “‘||APEX_APPLICATION.g_x02 ||’” as the value for x02. ‘);

HTP.p(‘You passed “‘||APEX_APPLICATION.g_x03 ||’” as the value for x03. ‘);

 

Javascript

APEX 5.0 (EA): CSS Calendar

APEX 5.0 allows you to create a new Calendar type, called CSS Calendar.

APEX 5.0 (EA): Feedback Page

One of the first things I do when creating a new application is enabling the feedback mechanism in combination with Team Development.
Click the Create Page button in Application Builder and select "Feedback Page":

APEX 5.0 (EA): Creating a new application

Lets see how creating a new Database application works in APEX 5.0 and what was changed compared to APEX 4.2.

In the Application Builder you start by hitting the Create button.

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