Blogposts tagged with APEX
How to contribute to an open-source Oracle APEX Plug-in
Give back to the community by contributing to open-source Oracle APEX Plug-ins with Git and GitHub.
Oracle APEX 23.2 Workflows: A First Look
A preview version of Oracle APEX 23.2 just got released on apex.oracle.com. Let's take a look at the new workflow feature.
Oracle APEX Template Components with Web Components #JoelKallmanDay
View Transitions in Oracle APEX
View Transitions allow you to animate page transitions. This makes the UI more polished and engaging.
APEX Template Component Competition is live now
Share your Template Components with the community and win great prizes.
Reusable, and Translatable: Oracle APEX Text Messages
Oracle APEX AG-Grid Plug-In 0.3 (beta)
I released the third beta release of the AG-Grid plug-in for Oracle APEX. Find out what's new and how to get it.
Introduction to Template Components in Oracle APEX 23.1
The most exciting feature in APEX 23.1 for me is Template Components. Find out what they are and how to use them.
Oracle APEX anchored inline popups for data input
How to create anchored popups in Oracle APEX that are positioned close to the button that triggers it. They offer a nice UX for quick data input.
Oracle APEX AG-Grid Plug-In 0.2 (beta)
Second beta release of the AG-Grid plug-in for Oracle APEX. Find out what's new and how to get it.
Ode to APEX_T_VARCHAR2 #JoelKallmanDay
APEX_T_VARCHAR2 is a database type that comes with an Oracle APEX installation. I use it quite frequently and think that with it you can write better code.
Dynamic click handling with APEX actions in 22.1
APEX 22.1 changed a lot to the actions interface and added a new method with which we can call them easily from links.
How to use Map in Oracle PL/SQL
Maps (not cartography but the data store) are a powerful tool for storing and accessing data in memory. In Oracle PL/SQL they are available too under the name Associative Arrays.
The APEX Slideover Plug-In
I made an Oracle APEX Plug-In that allows creating Slideover regions which slide in content from the side when opened.
APEX Security: only hiding buttons is not secure
Don't just hide Buttons when only some privileged users should be able to execute processes in Oracle APEX. With some JS you can still trigger them. Additionally use the read-only functionality where possible.
APEX 20.2: improve Dropzone UX with CSS
Great News: APEX 20.2 is finally out and adds a Dropzone component. For me, it does not look as intuitive as the Plug-In did, so I tried to improve the UX of it with a few lines of CSS.
APEX Security: Why Sequential Primary Keys Can Be A Risk
If you use sequences to generate primary key values make sure you use the checksum feature of APEX. Otherwise, users can easily discover data they should not be able to see by raising or lowering the numeric ID in the URL.
APEX: Highlight important values in tables with chips
Tables make it hard to give hierarchy to data. To underline the importance of certain values in a table you can use chips that highlight the values with colors.