Oracle APEX Development

Oracle Application Express (APEX) is Oracle’s primary tool for Database and web application development. APEX is a free to use development environment to build web based applications using SQL and PL/SQL.

APEX provides a development environment for professional developers but also accommodates data users who need to rapidly build and represent data by using intuitive wizards. With minimal coding, a data user can build and distribute data forms, reports and charts and a more experienced developer can, without limitations, deliver enterprise class solutions using a very productive page designer interface.

Because Application Express is so tightly integrated with the Database, the complexity of the application framework, including session management and security, are handled automatically allowing the developer or data user to focus on delivering application functionality, which drastically reduces the development lifecycle and lowers cost.

Advantages of Oracle APEX Development:

  • Faster development times and rapid developer adoption means lower cost and earlier deployment.
  • APEX is a no cost feature of all Editions of the Oracle Database and can be deployed with no cost middleware components like Tomcat and Glassfish.
  • APEX should be the preferred development tool for any Oracle developer with PL/SQL experience as it allows them to develop modern Web 2.0 applications by leveraging their existing development expertise.
  • APEX is the perfect solution for replacing Discoverer and to enhance reporting visuals, dashboard content and output. More information about APEX & Disco can be found here.
  • To support mobile application development, Oracle Application Express incorporates jQuery Mobile to deploy compact yet functional applications in a browser.
  • Fully supported by Oracle, APEX is ideal for developing bespoke EBS modules. More information can be found here.
  • APEX is a great solution to consolidate spreadsheets, improve data quality and security, reduce duplication and administration and enhance functionality.