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.
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
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
Do you want to use the new Universal Theme for your existing applications? Then you should definitely have a look at the Universal Theme Migration Guide my colleagues Shakeeb Rahman and Tim Chambers have just published.
For applications which are using Universal Theme you don’t have to modify the Page Template anymore if you want to replace the default favicon with a custom one. Instead follow these steps: Continue reading
Check out our new Oracle APEX YouTube Channel! Our Product Manager David Peake has started a Video Series about the new Page Designer in Oracle Application Express 5.0. It’s a great start to get familiarized with the new IDE to edit pages. Here is an overview of all videos so far:
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
Besides the Plug-In Attribute Enhancements described in my previous posting, we have also added new Attribute Types in Oracle APEX 5.0 for increased usability in Page Designer. 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