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Alain Lacour

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

High availability in the Oracle landscape

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It’s now several weeks I attended some event about high availability (HA). But what is actually high availability? According to our friend Wikipedia, HA is based on 3 main principals: Elimination of Single Point of Failure (SPoF) Reliable crossover (with minimal or no downtime) Detection of failures when they arrive If those principals are met, end users may never realize about a failure. The aim of that blog is not to dive into too much…

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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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