Understanding Oracle APEX 5 Application Development [electronic resource] / by Edward Sciore.

Sciore, Edward. author., Author,
Berkeley, CA : Apress : Imprint: Apress, 2015.
1 online resource (335 p.)
2nd ed. 2015.
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This new edition of Understanding Oracle APEX 5 Application Development shows APEX developers how to build practical, non-trivial web applications. The book introduces the world of APEX properties, explaining the functionality supported by each page component as well as the techniques developers use to achieve that functionality. The book is targeted at those who are new to APEX and just beginning to develop real projects for production deployment. Reading the book and working the examples will leave you in a good position to build good-looking, highly-functional, web applications. Topics include: conditional formatting, user-customized reports, data entry forms, concurrency and lost updates, and updatable reports. Accompanying the book is a demo web application that illustrates each concept mentioned in the book. Specific attention is given in the book to the thought process involved in choosing and assembling APEX components and features to deliver a specific result. Understanding Oracle APEX 5 Application Development is the ideal book to take you from an understanding of the individual pieces of APEX to an understanding of how those pieces are assembled into polished applications. Teaches how to develop non-trivial APEX applications. Provides deep understanding of APEX functionality. Shows the techniques needed for customization.
Contents at a Glance; Contents; About the Author; About the Technical Reviewer; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: The SQL Workshop ; Object Browser; SQL Command Tool; Summary; Chapter 2: Applications and Pages; Creating an Application; Editing Application Properties ; Deleting an Application; Running an Application Page; Running a Page from within APEX; Running a Page from Outside of APEX ; Creating a New Page; Page Designer; Property Editor; Accessing Built-in Help; Summary; Chapter 3: Regions ; Creating and Deleting Regions; Type-Independent Region Properties
Identification and Source Sections Layout Section; Grid Section ; Appearance Section ; Drag and Drop ; Static Content Regions; Formatted vs. Unformatted Text ; Substitution Strings ; Referring to APEX pages; Referring to Local Images ; Classic Report Regions ; Column-Specific Properties ; Column Visibility ; Column Headers ; Column Alignment ; Sort Order ; Computed Display Values ; Format Masks ; Wrapping Values in HTML Expressions; Conditional Formatting ; Values as Links ; Report-Specific Properties ; Using the Source Query for Formatting; Chart Regions
Creating a Chart Region A Chart's Source Query ; Chart-Specific Properties; Series-Specific Properties; Interactive Report Regions; Using the Search Bar; Select Columns ; Filter; Rows Per Page; Sort; Highlight; Chart; Configuring the Search Bar; Link Column ; Summary; Chapter 4: Navigation ; Lists ; Viewing List Details ; Editing List Entries ; Creating New List Entries; Creating a New List; Modifying the Navigation Interface ; Configuring the Navigation Menu; Configuring the Navigation Bar ; List Regions ; Hierarchical Lists ; Page Hierarchy ; Breadcrumbs
Breadcrumb Regions Global Page ; Summary; Chapter 5: Items and Buttons; Items ; Item Sampler Page ; Creating and Deleting Items; Positioning an Item; Text-Based Items; Text Fields ; Number Fields; Password Items; Text Fields with Autocomplete; Color Pickers ; Date Pickers ; List-Based Items; Dynamic List-Based Items ; Static List-Based Items ; Properties for List-Based Items; Multi-Value List Items ; Yes/No Items; Display-Based Items ; Initial Item Values ; Buttons ; Summary; Chapter 6: Session State ; Session IDs ; Submit vs. Redirect
Using an Item to Submit a Page Setting Session State During a Redirect ; Referring to a Session State Variable; Customized Reports ; Filter by Job and Department Page ; Filter by Possible Department Page ; Filter by Salary Range Page ; Master-Detail Reports ; Chart Drill-Down ; Customized Titles and Labels ; Cascading Lists ; Conditional Rendering; Region Display Selectors ; Summary; Chapter 7: Processes; Stages of a Submit Action ; PL/SQL Processes; PL/SQL to Access the Database; Delete Employee Region; Insert Employee Region; Update Employee Region
PL/SQL to Compute Values
Includes index.
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-1-4842-0989-9 doi