Oracle Application Express (APEX) at Oracle Open World 2007

Looks like that the Session List for Oracle Open World 2007 has finally been published. Did a quick check for Oracle Application Express (APEX) related sessions and found 10 so far. Check out the search result by yourself. Would have hoped that there are more, but I’m sure there are a lot of other presentations I’m interested in. :-)

BTW, if you go to OOW 2007 and you are interested in Oracle APEX, add yourself to the Oracle OpenWorld Connect – Application Express group!

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Using tooltips in Oracle APEX applications

That’s maybe an old tip and probably everybody already knows it, but because I just answered that question on the OraFAQ forum, I wanted to share it with you in case you didn’t know.

Maybe you have already noticed that in the Oracle APEX Builder at some pages a tooltip is used. For example for the icons on the Drag and Drop Layout page. This tooltip functionality can be reused in your own applications. You just have to add

onmouseover="toolTip_enable(event,this,'This is a tooltip')"

into the “Attributes” property of your HTML button or into the “HTML Form Element Attributes” property of your page item. In the end you can attach it to any HTML element. But I think you got the idea how it works.

Presenting at the DOAG conference 2007

Just got a confirmation mail from DOAG (German Oracle User Group) that they approved my Oracle APEX presentation “Ein Blick unter die Motorhaube von Oracle APEX” (Oracle APEX under the hood) for there next annual conference in November in Nürnberg. My presentation slot is on Thursday between 15:00 and 15:45. In the conference schedule I have seen that Dietmar Aust’s presentation has also been confirmed. Will be nice to hang out with him again!

But before that, a lot of work has to be done. Until 17th September they want to have a 4-page summary of my presentation which will be included into the conference printouts and until 7th November the complete presentation material…

Maybe this time I should start earlier, so that I don’t have to work the nights before the deadline… :-)

My top 10 enhancement request for the next major Oracle APEX release

Haven’t blogged about an Oracle APEX topic for a long time, so I thought it’s time again!

As I have heard the Oracle APEX development team is going to discussing the roadmap of the next major Oracle APEX release, so I’m taking the opportunity to summarize my top 10 enhancement request wishes.

And no, this should not influence them in any way in there decisions… ;-)

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