Application Support with APEX Applications: Looking After the Users when Development has Finished

Although at Explorer we spend most of our time creating brand-new bespoke APEX applications or completing Forms to APEX projects; sometimes we are asked to work on and/or support an existing APEX application, both for external clients and for our own internal systems. Having come from a more support orientated background where I have spent […]

APEX, How to, Support APEX, In House, Support, Team Development / April 18, 2018

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New REST features of 18.1 (Early Adopter 2)

I recently published a set of blogs on the subject of ORDS, Outh2 and Web Services in APEX 5.1. In part three (available here) I detailed how to use a REST Service as the source for an Interactive report. This involved the following steps: Define the REST Service within Web Service Modules. Call the Web […]

Blog, Uncategorized 18.1, RESTful / April 11, 2018

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Oracle Cloud: Universal Credits. What you need to know…

In September 2017, Oracle announced a change to their Cloud pricing and transaction model for end users and partners alike. The change was born out of poor customer experience with contracts and billing on their previous model along with frequent internal challenges to provide a streamlined “wash, rinse, repeat” billing and payment mechanism for consuming […]

Cloud, How to, Licensing Cloud, Licensing, Oracle Cloud / March 21, 2018

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APEX Developer Mode

When I used to work with Oracle Forms, the company I worked for used to grant users on the development environment with a special role which provided enhanced access to many areas of the system. The name of this role was called… GOD MODE. This was only ever applied to the development system and it […]

APEX Development / March 8, 2018

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Interactive Grid Column Read Only Control

I thought it would be interesting to share my findings on the Read Only setting for Interactive Grid (IG) Columns. The Read Only attribute has been around for many years – so why write a blog about it in 2018? Well, something has changed with the Read Only attribute for Interactive Grid columns – here […]

APEX, Blog Interactive Grid / February 16, 2018

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