Oracle APEX 4.0 Cookbook

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Learn
  • Create feature-rich web applications in APEX 4.0
  • Integrate third-party applications like Google Maps into APEX by using web services
  • Enhance APEX applications by using stylesheets, Plug-ins, Dynamic Actions, AJAX, JavaScript, BI Publisher, and jQuery
  • Hands-on examples to make the most out of the possibilities that APEX has to offer
  • Find out about the APEX Dictionary, Translations, Websheets, and the new Application Builder
  • Make the development process easier by using debugging
  • Deploy APEX applications using the APEX Listener and Apache
  • Use Team Development to make APEX projects lean and Agile

 

About

Oracle Application Express 4.0 is a rapid web application development tool that works with the Oracle database. Using features like Plug-ins and Dynamic Actions, APEX helps you build applications with the latest techniques in AJAX and JavaScript.

The Oracle Application Express 4.0 Cookbook shows you recipes to develop and deploy reliable, modern web applications using only a web browser and limited programming experience.

With recipes covering many different topics, it will show you how to use the many features of APEX 4.0.

You will learn how to create simple form and report pages and how to enhance the look of your applications by using stylesheets. You will see how you can integrate things such as Tag Clouds, Google Maps, web services, and much more in your applications. Using Plug-ins, Dynamic Actions, BI Publisher, translations and Websheets, you will be able to enhance your applications to a new level in APEX.

This book will show you how to be Agile in the development of your web applications by using Team Development, debugging, and third-party tools.

After reading this book, you will be able to create feature-rich web applications in Application Express 4.0 with ease and confidence.

Features
  • Create feature-rich web applications in APEX 4.0
  • Integrate third-party applications like Google Maps into APEX by using web services
  • Enhance APEX applications by using stylesheets, Plug-ins, Dynamic Actions, AJAX, JavaScript, BI Publisher, and jQuery
  • Hands-on examples to make the most out of the possibilities that APEX has to offer
  • Part of Packt's Cookbook series: Each recipe is a carefully organized sequence of instructions to complete the task as efficiently as possible

 

Page Count 328
Course Length 9 hours 50 minutes
ISBN 9781849681346
Date Of Publication 14 Dec 2010

Authors

Michel Van Zoest

Michel van Zoest is a consultant with years of experience in building web applications using Oracle technologies such as Oracle Web Forms, Oracle Designer, MOD_PLSQL, ADF, SOA Suite, and of course, APEX. He is one of the first Oracle Application Express Developer Certified Experts in the world. He has used his APEX knowledge in projects for companies ranging in size from a single employee to large multinationals. His experience in these projects has been used in the realization of this book. Michel currently works at Whitehorses in the Netherlands and runs his own blog at http://www.aboutapex.com. He also blogs at the company website on http://blog.whitehorses.nl and he regularly writes White book articles (in Dutch) for Whitehorses. You can reach Michel on Twitter at @mvzoest or e-mail him at michel@aboutapex.com.

Marcel Van Der Plas

Marcel van der Plas was born in 1969 in Eindhoven and still lives there. He has been an Oracle Consultant for over 15 years. Marcel has worked on many projects with Oracle Designer, Oracle Forms, and Oracle Reports. Later on, he became interested in APEX and did some projects with APEX. Marcel has been working on an APEX project for an electronics company for over 2 years. Marcel currently works for Ciber. Other companies he worked for are Atos Origin and Whitehorses. For Whitehorses, he wrote some articles (White books) about Oracle. Marcel wrote the Oracle APEX 4.0 Cookbook, Packt Publishing, with Michel van Zoest. You can find APEX blogposts from Marcel at http://orclapex.blogspot.com. Besides that, you can follow Marcel on Twitter (@whmvdp).