Expert Oracle Application Express brings you groundbreaking insights into developing with Oracle’s enterprise-level, rapid-development tool from some of the best practitioners in the field today. Oracle Application Express (APEX) is an entirely web-based development framework that is built into every edition of Oracle Database. The framework rests upon Oracle’s powerful PL/SQL language, enabling power users and developers to rapidly develop applications that easily scale to hundreds, even thousands of concurrent users.
Oracle Application Express 4 Recipes provides an example-based approach to learning Application Express – the ground-breaking, rapid application development platform included with every Oracle Database license. The recipes format is ideal for the quick-study who just wants a good example or two to kick start their thinking and get pointed in the right direction.
Build robust, feature-rich web applications using Oracle APEX and Ext JS. Add more sophisticated components and functionality to an Oracle APEX application using Ext JS. Build your own themes based on Ext JS into APEX – developing templates for regions, labels, and lists. Create plug-ins in your application workspace to enhance the existing built-in functionality of your APEX applications. Extend native APEX functionality using Ext JS Widgets and Components through Plug-ins and Dynamic Actions. Written in clear, plain English, this book is packed with working examples and innovative tips.
Pro Oracle Application Express 4 is your key to mastering one of the most innovative products to come out of Oracle in years. Application Express, termed “APEX” for short, is fast becoming one of the easiest and most widely-used of tools for creating enterprise-level applications that run against an Oracle database. APEX is easy enough for power users to create ad-hoc applications atop something more reliable than a spreadsheet. Yet APEX is powerful and extensible enough to enable fully-scalable, enterprise-level applications that are accessed by thousands of users.