Securing Vulnerability Exploits with Apex – Part 3

Securing Vulnerability Exploits with Apex – Part 3 For my final security blog I will be looking at SQL injection and cross site scripting, both of which should always be considered when developing a web based application. Apex has in-built functionality to prevent these attacks and the following best practices will allow you to fully […]

Explorer, How to, Security APEX 5.0, Security, Vulnerabilities / December 22, 2014

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ORDS 3 – Installation

ORDS 3 – Installation This article builds on the ORDS blogs I have been writing but moves forward a little to look at the ORDS version 3 early adopter and specifically getting it up and running. ORDS version 3 is a big leap forward for the product and supports much more than earlier releases. Some […]

Explorer, How to APEX 5.0, Install, ORDS, RESTful / December 15, 2014

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Securing Vulnerability Exploits with Apex – Part 2

Securing Vulnerability Exploits with Apex – Part 2 Following on from my last blog, which focused on configuring access control within Apex, the focus of this blog is protecting the session state within an application. We will look at the common issues faced by developers and the tools available within Apex to protect your application. […]

Explorer, How to, Security APEX 5.0, Security, Vulnerabilities / December 8, 2014

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Replacing Discoverer with APEX and BIP – A Perfect Match

Replacing Discoverer with APEX and BIP – A Perfect Match I have already looked at the fact that APEX is a perfect replacement for Discoverer in an earlier blog post and that inbuilt tools such as the powerful APEX interactive report give an update to what can be done with Discoverer.  The fact that your […]

Explorer, Reporting, Why use APEX BI, BI Publisher, BIP, Disco, Discoverer, reporting / December 4, 2014

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Life on the ‘Edge’ – the importance of non-core applications to your organisation

Life on the ‘Edge’ – the importance of non-core applications to your organisation All organisations revolve around their ‘core’ applications such as Communications (eg: email), Financial, Human Resource Management (HR/HCM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Line of Business Applications. These are the central systems that have the biggest influence on the […]

Explorer, Why use APEX Bespoke, Contractor, Development, Resource / December 4, 2014

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