>Component Level Authorization in APEX 5.0

Component Level Authorization in APEX 5.0 In APEX 4.2, whenever I need to apply an Authorization Scheme to components of a page I tend to create tables for roles, privileges, a role_privilege linker table and usually a user_role table. I then create an Authorization Scheme named after screen components. For example: I have a Role […]

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APEX 5.0, How to, Uncategorized / APEX 5.0, authorisation, component / March 30, 2015

>List of new database objects in APEX 5

List of new database objects in APEX 5 Along with launch of the fantastic APEX 5.0 Early Adopter 3 came a tweet from Joel Kallman describing the location of the APEX 5.0 BETA Documentation. Whilst many developers are keen on exploring the new APEX 5.0 features such as Theme Roller, Universal Theme and Page Designer; […]

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APEX 5.0, Uncategorized / APEX 5.0, Database Objects / March 23, 2015

>The updated APEX 5.0 Rich Text Editor

The updated APEX 5.0 Rich Text Editor In this blog; we are going to examine the new features of the Rich Text Editor item within APEX 5.0 EA3 APEX uses a web text editor called CKEditor. APEX 5.0 EA3 specifically uses CKEditor 4.4.6 which is a really recent up to date version of CKEditor. It […]

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APEX 5.0, Uncategorized / APEX 5.0, Rich text editor / March 16, 2015

>Alternative Save Before Exit

Alternative Save Before Exit Prompting the user to save before exiting the page is functionality that isn’t unusual for developers and users to request from an APEX application. After a bit of googling you may find several developers talking about nifty ways of accomplishing this however here is a somewhat simpler alternative. The main advantages […]

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How to, Uncategorized / Exit, Save / March 9, 2015

>Combining Validations with Dynamic Actions

Combining Validations with Dynamic Actions APEX has an extensive set of built in validations to capture every eventuality. They pop-up an informative notification message and can direct the user directly to the fault. Validations, however, only activate when a page is submitted. This is great in almost every case… well… what if you don’t want […]

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How to, Uncategorized / Dynamic Actions / March 1, 2015