ORDS, OAuth2 & Web Services in APEX – Part 2

Protecting Web Services with OAuth2 In my previous blog, I took you through how to create RESTful Web Services with ORDS and how to test them with a REST client. This blog will build on those Web Services (Fig.1) and show you how you can protect them to ensure they can only be accessed by […]

Blog, Explorer, How to, ORDS APEX, OAuth2, ORDS, RESTful / November 13, 2017

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ORDS,OAuth2 & Web Services in APEX – Part 1

Creating your first Oracle REST Web Services I recently gave a presentation on how to get started with Web Services at the UKOUG APEX SIG in London. The first half covered how to create Web Services with ORDS, how to protect them with OAuth2 and how to test them with a REST client. The second […]

Blog, Explorer, How to, ORDS APEX, OAuth2, ORDS, RESTful / October 30, 2017

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Generating PDF and Word Documents from an APEX application

Generating PDF and Word documents from an APEX application is a request that we get all the time. There are many great third party tools to help you do this but in this blog post I’m going to focus on PL/PDF, which is the tool that I used most recently for customer work. PL/PDF is […]

APEX, Blog, Reporting APEX, reporting / September 26, 2017

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Something big is coming

“Something big is coming” @OracleCloud tweeted on 20 July 2017 along with a 12-second video that featured: The words: SOMETHING BIG IS COMING The date: 26.7.17 The brand: ORACLE All set to a roaring soundtrack and a rumbling fade-out animation between slides. Something big is coming pic.twitter.com/uSzWTuKtj9 — Oracle Cloud (@OracleCloud) 20 July 2017 What […]

APEX, Blog, Cloud APEX, Cloud, Database, upgrade / August 8, 2017

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Oracle Code – London (2017)

Last week I attended the Oracle Code event in London; a free event hosted by Oracle showcasing the latest technologies, practices and trends in development. As a developer who spends a lot of time working with the database, this event was slightly different to the ones I’m used to. The event kicked off with Adam […]

Blog, Cloud, Explorer, JavaScript APEX, Development, low code / May 4, 2017

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The (continued) future of Oracle Forms…

The (continued) future of Oracle Forms… Our previous blog about “The future of Oracle Forms” was published in August and the response and acknowledgement from the Oracle development community proved that we had struck a nerve with many of you. This blog is a follow up and in light of the facts around the recently […]

APEX 5.0, Blog, Cloud, Explorer, Oracle Forms, Why use APEX APEX, Cloud, Oracle Forms / December 10, 2015

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7 things about APEX your boss needs to know

7 things about APEX your boss needs to know If you are looking for some ammo to convince your Boss to make the switch to APEX, then look no further… Before we start, what I want you to do is think about your boss for a few moments. Consider their character, strengths and especially their […]

Explorer, Why use APEX APEX, Cost, Development / September 5, 2014

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Is Oracle Application Express (APEX) only suitable for small projects?

Is Oracle Application Express (APEX) only suitable for small projects? I sometimes hear the myth that Oracle Application Express (APEX) is only suitable for small projects and department systems. This could not be further from the truth; Oracle Application Express is exceptional, mature and a very scalable development platform. I have been an Oracle Development […]

Explorer, Why use APEX APEX, Cost, Development / September 4, 2014

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