Tag: apex

APEX Upgrade redux

I posted about my APEX upgrade to 19 yesterday, and someone was quick to point out to me that they believed I hadn’t covered all of the steps. “What if your APEX instance needs to call web services?” they said. “You need to update…

Application Express 19.1

AskTOM moved to Application Express 19.1 without any major issues last weekend. That in itself is a nice endorsement for APEX, given that the AskTOM application dates back nearly 20 years to 2001, and predates even the existence of APEX. The only fix that…

My APEX was fine and then it wasn’t

I got a nasty shock this morning when I fired up my local Application Expression installation. It had been working fine and all of a sudden…just dead. I sounded like all of those family members that as I.T practitioners we have to deal with…

My APEX 18.2 upgrade in a nutshell

As always, you should read the Installation/Upgrade manual from top to bottom before upgrading any piece of software, and be aware of all of the pre-requisites and processes.  But for me, my Application Express 18.2 upgrade was as simple as: Download Application Express Unzip…

The full stack developer….is BACK for 2018!

Last year, I flexed my technology muscles by building on the fine ground work of Lucas Jellema in using some Node, some REST, and some JSON to extract the full Oracle Openworld speaker catalogue, and then added some JSON parsing in the database, some…

Behold the full stack developer

Well…sort of.  Well…not really This blog post is really about how with just a little bit of knowledge and patience you can bring several cool technologies and tools together to achieve what you want. I’m off to OpenWorld at the start of October which…

Apex Interactive Grid and IOT’s

I love the interactive grid in Application Express.  And here’s why… (Warning: Ranting mode is now on ) You can tell people here’s an application built with almost no code, in fact, you probably could have built it yourself it’s multi-user, with optimistic locking…