|Oracle® Application Express Listener Release Notes
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These Release Notes contain important information not included in the Oracle Application Express Listener documentation.
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Oracle Application Express Listener is released more frequently than the Oracle Database. To view information about or download a more current release, see:
With release 1.1, Oracle Application Express RESTful Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are created by configuring resource templates. Each resource template is a configuration file that binds a set of Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs) to a SQL query or anonymous PL/SQL block. To learn more, see "RESTful APIs and Resource Templates" in Oracle Application Express Listener Installation and Developer Guide.
This section describes changed behavior in Oracle Application Express Listener release 1.1.
Tip:This section is current as of the writing of this document. To view the most current information, see "Checking for the Most Current Release".
This section contains the following topics:
Since the Early Adopters release 1.1, Oracle Application Express Listener includes the following changes and enhancements:
To be consistent with other Oracle products such as SQL Plus and SQL Developer, the syntax of parameters in Resource Templates has changed from
:param. See "About Resource Handlers" in Oracle Application Express Listener Installation and Developer Guide.
Oracle Application Express Listener now includes ability to limit access to resources by configuring access control in Resource Templates. See "About Resource Template Security" in Oracle Application Express Listener Installation and Developer Guide.
This release includes support for Oracle Single Sign On to secure Resource Templates.
The response format of Query Resource Handlers has changed. See "About Resource Handler Types" in Oracle Application Express Listener Installation and Developer Guide.
Queries can be returned as comma separated values (CSV) representations in addition to JSON representations.
The JSON representation used for Queries has been modified.
Since release 1.0, Oracle Application Express Listener includes the following changes and enhancements:
This release includes an improved mechanism to make locating the
apex-config.xml configuration file easier. See "About the Listener Configuration File" in Oracle Application Express Listener Installation and Developer Guide.
Oracle Application Express Listener can now run standalone by executing
java -jar apex.war. See "Installing in Standalone Mode" in Oracle Application Express Listener Installation and Developer Guide.
This release adds support for flexible parameter passing, in the same manner as supported by
mod_plsql. To specify flexible parameter passing should be used with a procedure, prefix the procedure path with an exclamation point (
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Oracle Application Express Application Release Notes, Release 1.1
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