APEX Blog: JavaScript


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Faster APEX get the browser to work for you

Want to do some data-intensive heavy lifting? Where should we do it? In the Database of course. It is purpose-built to store and retrieve data in the most optimal way using..

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When to AJAX Callback vrs. When to Dynamic Action

I am going to assume you know what Dynamic actions are, if not read this. I am also going to assume you are aware of the basics of what an AJAX Callback is, without knowing the..

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Calling PLSQL from Javascript

For those who came from an Oracle Forms world it is very easy to start working with APEX. When creating simple screens, you don’t need any jQuery or AJAX knowledge as dynamic..

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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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Customising chart colours in APEX 5.1

One of the new features of APEX 5.1 is the introduction of Jet Charts which are highly customisable using JavaScript and CSS.

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Customising Interactive Reports through CSS and jQuery

When creating APEX Interactive Reports I regularly use CSS combined with jQuery to change the layout and display. Quite often these may be something simple like for instance..

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APEX Bubble Charts – Finding the Largest Bubble

During a trip to OUG Ireland in March 2016, someone mentioned to me that their users had difficulty in finding the largest bubble using the Bubble Chart plugin found within the..

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JavaScript Debugging in APEX 5 (at last)

In APEX 4.2, I would debug JavaScript code using the alert() function. I would use this to show information about variables and the steps taken through code.

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Trigger Dynamic Action from JavaScript

The following example will demonstrate how a Dynamic Action can be utilised within a report column to confirm deletion of a record, before the deletion process occurs.

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