Philip Ratcliffe

Philip is a Development Consultant at DSP-Explorer. Building on considerable experience in development including using Oracle PL/SQL and supporting Oracle EBS, Philip is employing APEX to provide quality, bespoke software solutions to a range of organisations.


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APEX Execution Chain Process

Oracle APEX 23.1 introduced some process improvements, including a new process type: Execution Chain, which allows you to create a sequence of processes executed in the foreground..

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Introduction to Integrating APEX with Twilio

Twilio is a cloud communications platform whose aim is to drive communications to and from your applications. In this blog, I have an introductory look at Twilio and explore how..

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More New Features of APEX 22.2

A few weeks ago, immediately after the release of APEX 22.2, my colleague, Lee Burgess, wrote a blog titled APEX 22.2 - New Features Spotlight. This focused on three of the key..

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Placing Components Anywhere since APEX 21.2

With the release of APEX v21.2 Oracle promised that page components can be positioned anywhere. With additional component positions across page templates, developers can enjoy..

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APEX Automations

As part of the release of Application Express 20.2, Oracle announced the inclusion of APEX Automations. But what are they? And are they any good?

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APEX Native Mega Menu

Find out how we can help you build solutions using Oracle APEX with our award winning application development and consultancy services . Oracle has recently released APEX version..

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Loading Excel into APEX 19.1

Loading Excel Into APEX Applications Update

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UK OUG Tech18 APEX State Of The Union

If, like me, you attended UK OUG’s Tech18 conference at ACC Liverpool and have a particular interest in Application Express, you may well have attended Joel Kallman’s “State Of..

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Options For Loading Excel Data Into APEX Applications

Excel is still widely used across many organisations as a standard reporting tool, often being used as a substitute for small databases. As a consequence, it has become necessary..

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