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Adding an Auto Save Feature to an APEX Page

Recently I was tasked with adding an auto save feature to an APEX page for a questionnaire style application I was developing for a customer.

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Disabling Interactive Grid Columns

I’ve seen various information about how to disable IG columns, either through read-only attributes, using special classes and other nifty tricks. But thinking simply about this …..

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Integrating Chatbots with your APEX (or non-APEX) web application

Lots of people are talking about chatbots alongside other tech buzzwords like AI and IoT. I like to look into these up and coming technologies to see what might be useful for..

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Application Support with APEX Applications: Looking After the Users when Development has Finished

Although at Explorer we spend most of our time creating brand-new bespoke APEX applications or completing Forms to APEX projects; sometimes we are asked to work on and/or support..

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Oracle Cloud: Universal Credits. What you need to know…

In September 2017, Oracle announced a change to their Cloud pricing and transaction model for end users and partners alike. The change was born out of poor customer experience..

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APEX Developer Mode

When I used to work with Oracle Forms, the company I worked for used to grant users on the development environment with a special role which provided enhanced access to many areas..

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APEX Interactive Grid: Preventing Lost Updates & Record Locking

I was recently asked about the Interactive Grid (IG) configuration settings that are associated with Locking and Preventing Lost updates. “Aren’t they the same thing?” I was asked…

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Querying an Oracle Database Using Amazon Alexa

At the UKOUG Tech17 conference last year, I delivered a presentation called APEX and the Internet of Things. As part of this presentation, I wanted to demonstrate how to query the..

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ORDS, OAuth2 & Web Services in APEX – Part 3

Calling Web Services from APEX The following blog will show you how to call GET method Web Service from an APEX 5.1 application and extract the response data. It will also show..

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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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