Tag: Apex

The problem with using APEX authorization schemes in PL/SQL has been addressed several times in blogs and forums, but we occasionally still get questions  on how to solve this: I have a page where users with admin roles can modify data and other users can only view it. Hiding the button to save the record is easily […]

You’ve probably already used the reset functionality in an Interactive Report, but do you know the exact the difference between CIR (Clear Interactive Report) and RIR (Reset Interactive Report)? RIR or CIR, what is it? First, let’s explain what CIR and RIR is and how you can use it. With CIR and RIR you can […]

Last week we attended the the 5th annual APEX World event in Zeist. As every year it was very nice to meet the growing APEX community in the Benelux, combined with some excellent APEX international and dutch presentations. The  keynote was given  by Joel Kallman about APEX 5.0 followed by 18 very interesting sessions about customer […]

For those of us who have been developing in APEX for a while will understand that the value of an item in APEX is not always what it seems. That’s right; an item has two values in APEX. The first value is the session value that we can store in the database (server side), the […]

AJAX is becoming important in the world of web applications. APEX has provided us a very easy way to create an AJAX process, by using dynamic actions. Using PL/SQL Actions in Dynamic Actions to communicate with the database without submitting the page will suffice in most cases, but the downside is that the code is […]

In a previous blog post we explained already why we decided to build our own report generation tool. In this post we will explain the main principles and components the tool consists of. First of all, Docufy is a tool for developers: for APEX developers … surely, but in fact for anyone who is developing […]