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Alain Lacour

APEX Connect 2017 – Day 3

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For the last conference day, after the Keynote about “JavaScript: The next Language YOU should learn” by Dan McGhan , I decided to attend presentations on following topics: – Upgrade your APEX app with zero downtime by using EBR – Understand and make use of CSS(3) – Best Practices for APEX Administrators – APEX Version Control and Team Working – Database Cloud Services with APEX – Date, Time, Calendar and Co with APEX I also…

 
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Alain Lacour

APEX Connect 2017 – Day 2

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After the Keynote about “Oracle Application Express – Ahead of it’s time. Leading the way forward” by Joel Kallmann (Director of Software Development for APEX) and some overall presentation about Development with APEX 5.1, I decided to attend presentations on following topics oriented towards tools to make developer’s life easier: – APEX OOS Tools and helper – Useful APEX plugins – LESS is more – JavaScript Debugging and Tuning – Introduction to Oracle JET Oracle…

 
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Alain Lacour

APEX Connect 2017 – Day 1

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This year again the APEX connect conference spans over three days with mixed topics around APEX, like JavaScript, CSS, SQL and much more. After the welcome speech and the Keynote about “Reconciling APEX and the Thick Database Paradigm” by Bryn Llewellyn I decided to attend presentations on following topics: – Temporal Validity and Flashback Data Archive – Universal Theme and Custom Themes in APEX 5.1 – Using REST Services in APEX applications the nice way…

 
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Arnaud Berbier

UKOUG – Tech16 – Super Sunday

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  This year, I had the opportunity to attend the UKOUG 2016 which took place in Birmingham. This event normally begin on Monday but each year, there is a complimentary afternoon with high technical presentation for those who are registered for the Tech16 called super Sunday. For this first Super Sunday afternoon at UKOUG 2016, I followed 2 sessions and I participated to an hands on lab around the cloud. The 1st session was very…

 
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Alain Lacour

APEX Connect 2016 – Day 3 – APEX

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No keynote for the last day, so I decided to attend presentations on following topics: – APEX fine art printing – APEX repository – Images in APEX – Interactive Grid in APEX 5.1 – Enhance quality through CI – Universal Theme 5.1 APEX fine art printing: Markdown is simplified markup language where tags are kept as simple as possible in order to keep the impact on the size minimal. As opposed to HTML which is…

 
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Alain Lacour

APEX Connect 2016 – Day 2 – APEX

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After the great Keynote about “APEX Vision, Past, Present, Future” by Mike Hichwa, the father of APEX, I decided to attend presentations on following topics: – Dynamic Actions 5.1 – APEX and Oracle JET – Enterprise UX patterns – APEX Scripting – Automation on APEX instance APEX Vision, Past, Present, Future: Mike Hichwa provided a very interesting overview of how WEB DB was born, turned into Project Marvel which gave HTML DB and finally became…

 
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Alain Lacour

APEX Connect 2016 – Day 1 – SQL and PL/SQL

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This year the APEX connect conference spans over three days with the first day dedicated to SQL and PL/SQL which are the basement of APEX and its close link to the Database. After the Keynote about “Six months of ask Tom” by Chris Saxon who is filling in for Tom Kyte on the famous “Ask Tom” website I decided to attend presentations on following topics: – A Primer on Service Workers – Managing the changes…

 
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Alain Lacour

Oracle APEX: redirect all pages to one

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This blog will explain how to proceed in order to redirect all the application pages to one single page, prior to their processing and rendering, with Oracle APEX 4.0 and above. In some cases, like security checks, you may want to redirect all calls of any page in your APEX application to one single page whith particular processing before the target page is rendering or even processing. I ran into this need again, recently while…

 
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Arnaud Berbier

Oracle Open World 2013: Day four – Oracle APEX 5.0 and new development techniques

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This session of John Snyders, Principal member of Technical Staff, Oracle, discussed som new functionalities which will be integrated in the next major release of Oracle APEX – APEX 5.0. The goal of this new release is to improve developer productivity. The way to improve it is to provide out-of-box modal dialog, navigation list, CSS Calendar, and multi-row edition. The most important new features will be the enhancement of the application builder in order to…

 
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Arnaud Berbier

Oracle Open World 2013: Day three – WebSocket and Apex

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This is my third day at San Francisco and the Oracle Open World. In this posting, I will focus on an Oracle application express WebSocket session. I also wanted to share a nice lunch at the Yerba Buena Gardens with you – have a look at the pictures. And the concert: Let’s come back to the OOW sessions. The plan for my third day was as follows: Hardware and software, Engineered to Work Together Oracle…

 
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