I was attempting to replicate the navigation bar example from the Opportunity Tracker application and I noticed my application was missing icons from the sub list dropping off the username.
If you've upgraded to APEX 5 and find yourself with an error complaining about the 'Source Used' attribute:
then you should thank APEX 5 for finding (and no longer tolerating) a logic bug in your application.
Can you think of anyone worthy of being recognised in the following areas?
Now she ventures into the world of blogging. She'll no doubt talk about Oracle development in some form, either SQL, PL/SQL, APEX, or for some bizarre reason, JDeveloper.
But who knows where blogging leads, huh? Check her out at
One of my favourite features in APEX 4.x was the search bar, often not actually for searching but for opening another page by typing the page number, particularly coming from shared components.
At Kscope I felt geographically isolated, but I was impressed with all the second language speakers attending.
I can only speak one language, and some would argue I don't do well at that - but people were presenting in a language foreign to their native tongue! Kudos.
During the APEX 5 early adopter I remember a bit of discussion going around regarding the colour contrast.
I would have been one of the complainers, and it's one topic I forgot to raise with the team when I met them at Kscope.
Use of APEX 5 is ramping up at my current site and I couldn't go any further without having a little play. A while ago I used some filters in my ad blocker extension to trim the fat from the OTN forums pages.
Do you ever get bored? I do.
What do you do when you're bored? I eat. I think. I watch.
Sometimes I play on my phone. I whip it out, play some quizzes, read some feeds, send a text.
What I prefer to do is watch the world. There's plenty going on, I walk through a nearby bush regularly and sometimes it's almost like I'm absorbing pleasantness, contentment.
Thanks to Sage Computing Services, AUSOUG are hosting a free 1/2 day education event for it's members.
Join us Wednesday 19th August, 2015 at the Duxton Hotel from 2:30pm to be regaled with tales of tuning, APEX, SQL and PL/SQL.