Month: February 2007

Apex and Charts In Application Express 2.2 and previous releases is it possible to build a Chart with the use of the SVG Viewer technology of Adobe. A time ago Adobe has decided to discontinue support for Adobe SVG Viewer starting from January 1, 2008. They even plan to remove Adobe SVG Viewer from the […]

Reporting in Apex 3.0In the next Application Express release, PDF reporting will be included. No more external tools are needed because the reporting will be built in the Apex tool. There are several formats to report from the Apex tool. PDF, HTML, Excel as well as Word will be supported. The reporting can be setup […]

Apex SeminarWe, at iAdvise, are now working with Oracle Application Express for almost two years. We have a fixed-team of >8 people daily working within this environment and we realized already several projects. We also want to share this knowledge to the outside world (e.g. by means of this blog). Therefore we organize, together with […]

XTra4o – Release 0.9.2 and Help Last week we made our XLIFF-Translator for Oracle available to the public. Based on the feedback we already received, we made some changes to the utility. See the About-tab in the application. We also use this tool to try out some typical-issues-you-need in-every-application. In XTra4o we implemented two different […]

XML Publisher won’t start up anymore … !!!??? A month or two ago, I installed Oracle XML Publisher on my notebook. In order to run XMLP you need to run the “Oracle XML Publisher Enterprise start” (OC4J) via the Start Menu first. Next, you can run XMLP in your internet browser. First it worked fine, […]

Apex: XTra4oYesterday we released our utility that helps in the translation process of an Apex Application. We gave it the name Xtra4o which stands for “XLIFF Translator for Oracle”. XML Publisher (or BI Publisher) also uses XLIFF-files to translate their reports. One day, we hope to extend our tool so it will also be able […]

Apex: XLIFF Translator, generate the translated file. The final step in our translation process is exporting the translated data back to an xml-file; i.e. the reverse process of step 1 where we translated an xml-structured file to a relational table-structure. This time, the relational data has to be converted back to the original xml-structure (similar […]