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Beginning Oracle Application Express 4

Beginning Oracle Application Express 4

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By (author) Doug Gault, By (author) Karen Cannell, By (author) Patrick Cimolini, By (author) Martin D'Souza, By (author) Timothy Hilaire

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  • Publisher: aPress
  • Format: Paperback | 440 pages
  • Dimensions: 213mm x 254mm x 30mm | 1,134g
  • Publication date: 17 April 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1430231475
  • ISBN 13: 9781430231479
  • Edition: 11001
  • Edition statement: 1st ed. 2011.
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 857,539

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Beginning Oracle Application Express 4 introduces one of the most talked-about development platforms to come out of Oracle Corporation in years. Oracle Application Express, called APEX for short, enables rapid and easy development of web-based applications that make full use of Oracle Database. The release of APEX 4 brings a huge leap forward in terms of functionality and usability for both the developer and the end user. Power users and programmers alike can quickly put together robust and scalable applications for use by one person, by a department, by an entire company. Whether you're new to Oracle or an old hand who's yet to test the waters of APEX, Beginning Oracle Application Express 4 introduces the processes and best practices you'll need to become proficient with APEX. The book shows off the programming environment, the utilities and tools available, and then continues by walking through the process of building a working system from the ground up. While the book assumes a foundational knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL, all code used is documented and explained so that those new to the languages will not be lost. * Covers brand-new functionality in APEX 4 * Provides fully documented and explained example code * Guides you through creating a working and fully deployable application What you'll learn * Provides fully documented and explained example code * Guides you through creating a working and fully deployable application * Design, code, and troubleshoot APEX applications * Create forms and generate reports * Apply best-practices to database and application design * Create intuitive navigation that inspires confidence amongst users * Secure your applications from outside attack * Deploy applications for one, a dozen, or hundreds of users Who this book is for Beginning Oracle Application Express 4 is for programmers and power users wanting to create rich, data-centric applications that are web-based, and that rest on Oracle's industry-leading database technology. Table of Contents * An Introduction to APEX 4.0 * * * * * * A Developer's Overview * Identifying the Problem & Designing the Solution * SQL Workshop *Application & Navigational Components * Forms & Reports--The Basics * Forms & Reports--Advanced * Programatic Elements * Security * Application Deployment * Understanding Websheets * A WebSheets Example * Extended Developer Tools * Managing Workspaces * Team Development

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Doug Gault is the APEX Practice Director at Enkitec, an Oracle Platinum partner founded in 2004 which provides consulting, education, and products based around Oracle Technology. He has been working with Oracle since 1988, starting with version 5.1B, SQL*Forms 2.0, and RPT/RPF. He has focused his career on Oracle's development technologies, spending the majority of that time dedicated to web-based technologies including the OWA Web Toolkit, PL/SQL Server Pages, WebDB, Oracle Portal, and more recently HTML-DB and APEX. Doug's many years of Oracle experience have taken him all over the world to participate in some truly ground-breaking projects. Doug has presented at and participated in roundtable discussions at a number of conferences including Oracle OpenWorld, UKOUG, and ODTUG's APEXposed & Kaleidoscope conferences. He holds an Associate's Degree in Computer Science and an honorary Master's Degree from The School of Hard Knocks, believing there is no replacement for hard-earned experience. Doug is an Oracle Ace and can be found on Twitter as @dgault_apex and on his blog douggault.blogspot.com. You can contact Doug at doug.gault@enkitec.com.

Table of contents

An Introduction to APEX 4.0 A Developer's Overview Identifying the Problem & Designing the Solution SQL Workshop Application & Navigational Components Forms & Reports-The Basics Forms & Reports-Advanced Programatic Elements Security Application Deployment Understanding Websheets A WebSheets Example Extended Developer Tools  Managing Workspaces Team Development