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.
APEX 22.1 changed a lot to the actions interface and added a new method with which we can call them easily from links.
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.
With two lines in your zsh config file, Oracle SQLcl will still work after an upgrade with Homebrew.
I want to share a little script I wrote which generates a DML scripts for blob values like images. The output script can be used in your schema install script with your other master data.