After a longer development cycle than usual, Oracle Application Express 5.0 is finally available for download! I think it was worth the wait. It comes with a ton of features, here are just a few marquee features. Continue reading
Complex Region Type Plug-ins might render their own input fields, like our Interactive Report component does with the search field. If a developer had set the page level attribute Cursor Focus to First item on Page in Oracle APEX 4.x, it only affected Page Items but not those region input fields. Continue reading
In Oracle APEX 5.0 we have added several new features to Custom Plug-in Attributes to improve the usability of your Plug-ins when they are used by other developers. Continue reading
Since day one, the APEX Plug-in framework provided the capability to create self containing installations which included all static files needed by the Plug-in. But this file storage was somehow limited in APEX 4.x, because it didn’t allow to reference files with a relative URL. Continue reading
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In APEX 4.x it was a little bit cumbersome to use new Plug-ins in an application when you followed the best practice to subscribe Plug-ins from a Master Application which contained all Plug-ins of your workspace. Having such a Master Application has the advantage that you just have to update a Plug-in once when a new version is released. After the import of the new version the ‘Push’ mechanism of subscriptions is used to update all applications using that Plug-in. Continue reading
In the next few days I plan to write a series of blog postings about the Plug-In Enhancements which will be available in Oracle APEX 5.0* The plan is to cover the following areas:
With apex.oracle.com upgraded to a pre-production version of Oracle Application Express 5.0, the new release of APEX can already be seen on the horizon. So I thought it’s time to compile a little weekend reading for you. Continue reading