Cross Row Interactive Grid Cascading LOVs

One of my main gripes about the Interactive Grid is that it performing cross row validations is quite a painful process. By this I mean, the user can modify various records and add their own; but I want to check if the entries are valid in relation to each other before submitting to the DB. […]

APEX Interactive Grid / July 12, 2018

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Disabling Interactive Grid Columns

I’ve seen various information about how to disable IG columns, either through read-only attributes, using special classes and other nifty tricks. But thinking simply about this … a column should either be conditionally removed at page load or dynamically controlled – and what should we use for dynamic controls? Dynamic Actions. There’s an example on Page […]

APEX, APEX 5.1 Interactive Grid / May 14, 2018

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Interactive Grid – First Impressions

I recently joined Explorer from 4 years as an APEX 4.2 Developer on a variety of projects. I looked forward to using Interactive Grid (IG) – from APEX 5.1 onwards – and it is good to see APEX progressing and developing new features such as this. It looked a fast and easy way of streamlining […]

APEX 5.1 Interactive Grid / May 3, 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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Getting to Grips with the APEX Interactive Grid API

Whilst attending Tech17 at Birmingham this year, I was pleased to see David Peake provide a short demonstration of the Oracle Interactive Grid API documentation. The documentation format/style, using JSDoc, differs from the traditional APEX documentation style we are used to. However, from the quick demo I saw, it does look great, and I cannot […]

APEX 5.1, Blog APEX 5.1, Interactive Grid / December 8, 2017

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A Review of Interactive Grid in APEX 5.1.1

A Review of Interactive Grid in APEX 5.1.1 This blog has been a long time in the making… Of course before writing a blog on any subject, you have to do your research. In my case, my research involved creating dozens (maybe in to the 100s) of Interactive Grids (IG) and writing a new Explorer […]

APEX 5.1, How to, Review APEX 5.0, Development, Interactive Grid, reporting, upgrade / March 29, 2017

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