It’s here! Oracle Application Express 5.1 Early Adopter 1 is available at https://apexea.oracle.com/ and we are really looking forward to get your feedback (via the Feedback “Bubble” icon in the top right of the Builder)!
Inside an Interactive Report (IR) I had a comment column. The comments in this column could become really large and the users wanted the comments to be automatically trimmed if more then 60 characters were displayed. If the user moved the mouse above a trimmed comment then a tooltip should be display including all comment text.
Yes, you read that right - it's not a typo, nor did one of my kids or wife gain access to my laptop. It's part of a "blog hop" - where a number of experts made recommendations about KScope sessions that are "must attend" and are not in their core technology. I picked ADF/MAF, as I don't have any practical experience in either technology, but they are at least similar enough that I would not be totally lost.
In any case, the following sessions in the ADF/MAF track are worth checking out at Kscope 16 this year:
I just came back from the DOAG APEX Connect 2016 conference in Berlin ... very nice location, great content and the wonderful APEX community to hang out with ... always a pleasure. This time we felt a little pinkish ;)
I just came back from the DOAG APEX Connect 2016 conference in Berlin ... very nice location, great content and the wonderful APEX community to hang out with ... always a pleasure. This time we felt a little bit pink ;)
There are lots of pluses and minuses to db links, but they are certainly easy and used in the right context they work very well. I admit that I sometimes use them when there is a better technical solution--just because it is so easy and the better solution may not be worth the time.
The case of LOBs over db links can be tricky. You can't select a lob over a db link in SQL or PL/SQL: