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Oracle® Database 2 Day + Application Express Developer's Guide
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Preface

Oracle Database 2 Day + Application Express Developer's Guide introduces you to application development using Oracle Application Express. This guide shows you how to set up a development environment or access a hosted demonstration environment to use with this guide. It then walks you through building an initial application, modifying it, and previewing it.

After completing this guide, you will be familiar with the Application Express user interface, basic product functionality, and some underlying concepts that enable you to develop professional, fast, and secure applications.

This preface contains these topics:

Topic Overview

This document contains the following sections:

Title Description
Introducing Oracle Application Express Describes Oracle Application Express, its architecture and the environment for using the product. It also introduces you to some concepts and terms used in this guide.
Accessing Your Development Environment Leads you through the steps to access a development environment for your use.
Getting Started with Oracle Application Express Introduces you to areas of the user interface. It also leads you through installing the sample objects to use with this guide.
Building Your Application Leads you through the steps for building an application, modifying it, and previewing it at different points during the development process.
About Deploying Your Application Describes some basic information about deploying your application. It also leads you through the steps to create end users and to determine the URL of your application.
About Globalization Describes some basic information about globalization. It also leads you through the steps to specify how the application determines global identification.
Next Steps Describes additional resources to expand your knowledge of Oracle Application Express and boost your productivity.

Audience

Oracle Database 2 Day + Application Express Developer's Guide is intended for:

To use this guide, you should have a general understanding of relational database concepts and the operating system environment under which you are running Oracle Application Express.

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