Oracle APEX 5.0.1 now available

Oracle Application Express 5.0.1 is now released and available for download.

  • If you wish to download the full release of Oracle Application Express 5.0.1, you can get it from the Downloads page on OTN.
  • If you have Oracle APEX 5.0.0 already installed, then you need to download the Oracle APEX 5.0.1 patch set from My Oracle Support. Look up patch number 21364820.

Please see the Patch Set Note for details what has been fixed in this first patch set.

APEX 5.0: There are issues with the configuration of the Static Files in your environment

After installing Oracle APEX 5.0, do you get the alert “There are issues with the configuration of the Static Files in your environment. Please consult the “Configuring Static File Support” section in the Application Express Installation Guide.” when you try to login into the APEX Development Environment? This is not something which should be ignored just because it goes away when the OK button is clicked. This is actually a serious installation error message! Without fixing it, non of your Static Workspace, Application, Plug-in and Theme files will work anymore. Continue reading

APEX 5.0: Upgrade to the newest FontAwesome Icon Library

Oracle APEX 5.0 ships with FontAwesome version 4.2.0 which will automatically be loaded if your application is using the Universal Theme. This makes it super easy to add nice looking icons to your buttons, lists and regions. But how can you integrate the most current version of FontAwesome if you have found an icon on the FontAwesome Icon Gallery which is not already part of 4.2.0? Actually that’s pretty straight forward! Continue reading