|Oracle® Database 2 Day + Application Express Developer's Guide
Part Number E13367-02
Oracle 2 Day + Application Express Developer's Guide introduces you to application development using Oracle Application Express. This guide shows you how to set up 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.
Through a series of exercises, you become familiar with the Oracle 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:
This document contains the following sections:
|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.|
Oracle 2 Day + Application Express Developer's Guide is intended for:
Workspace administrators who want to set up the Oracle Application Express development environment
Application developers who want to learn how to build database-centric Web applications using Oracle Application Express
To use this guide, you must have a general understanding of relational database concepts and the operating system environment under which Oracle Application Express is running.
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For additional documentation available on Oracle's Technology Network, visit the Oracle Application Express Web site located at
For additional application examples, visit the Oracle by Examples (OBEs) Application Express page, located on Oracle's Technology Network. The OBEs provide step-by-step examples on how to perform various tasks within Application Express.
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