Oracle APEX 4.0 Cookbook

Oracle Application Express 4.0 is a rapid web application development tool that works with the Oracle database. Using features like Plug-ins and Dynamic Actions, APEX helps you build applications with the latest techniques in AJAX and JavaScript.

The Oracle Application Express 4.0 Cookbook shows you recipes to develop and deploy reliable, modern web applications using only a web browser and limited programming experience.

With recipes covering many different topics, it will show you how to use the many features of APEX 4.0.

You will learn how to create simple form and report pages and how to enhance the look of your applications by using stylesheets. You will see how you can integrate things such as Tag Clouds, Google Maps, web services, and much more in your applications. Using Plug-ins, Dynamic Actions, BI Publisher, translations and Websheets, you will be able to enhance your applications to a new level in APEX.

This book will show you how to be Agile in the development of your web applications by using Team Development, debugging, and third-party tools.

After reading this book, you will be able to create feature-rich web applications in Application Express 4.0 with ease and confidence.

A practical reference guide with over 70 recipes for every APEX developer

What you will learn from this book

  • Create feature-rich web applications in APEX 4.0
  • Integrate third-party applications like Google Maps into APEX by using web services
  • Enhance APEX applications by using stylesheets, Plug-ins, Dynamic Actions, AJAX, JavaScript, BI Publisher, and jQuery
  • Hands-on examples to make the most out of the possibilities that APEX has to offer
  • Find out about the APEX Dictionary, Translations, Websheets, and the new Application Builder
  • Make the development process easier by using debugging
  • Deploy APEX applications using the APEX Listener and Apache
  • Use Team Development to make APEX projects lean and Agile

As a cookbook, this book enables you to create APEX web applications and to implement features with immediately usable recipes that unleash the powerful functionality of Oracle APEX 4.0. Each recipe is presented as a separate, standalone entity and reading of other prior recipes is not required.

It can be seen as a reference and a practical guide to APEX development.

Who this book is written for
This book is aimed both at developers new to the APEX environment and at intermediate developers. More advanced developers will also gain from the information at hand.

If you are new to APEX you will find recipes to start development. If you are an experienced user you will find ways to work smarter and more easily with APEX and enhance your applications.

A little knowledge of PL/SQL, HTML and JavaScript is assumed.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 328 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (December, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849681341
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849681346
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