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Oracle® Application Express Administration Guide
Release 4.1

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Preface

Oracle Application Express is a hosted declarative development environment for developing and deploying database-centric Web applications. Oracle Application Express turns a single Oracle database into a shared service by enabling multiple workgroups to build and access applications as if they were running in separate databases.

Oracle Application Express Application Administration Guide describes how to perform administration tasks for an Oracle Application Express workspace, application, or an entire development instance.

Topics:

Topic Overview

This document contains the following chapters:

Title Description
Workspace and Application Administration Describes how to perform Workspace administration tasks and access many of these reports.
Oracle Application Express Hosted Instance Administration Describes tasks an Oracle Application Express administrator performs when administering an Oracle Application Express hosted instance.

Audience

Oracle Application Express Administration Guide is intended for application developers who are building database-centric Web applications using Oracle Application Express. The guide describes how to use the Oracle Application Express development environment to build, debug, manage, and deploy applications.

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

See Also:

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

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Related Documents

For more information, see these Oracle resources:

For additional documentation available on Oracle Technology Network (OTN), visit the Oracle Application Express Web site located at:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/apex/overview/index.html

For information about Oracle error messages, see Oracle Database Error Messages. Oracle error message documentation is available only in HTML. If you have access to the Oracle Database Documentation Library, you can browse the error messages by range. Once you find the specific range, use your browser's "Find in Page" feature to locate the specific message. When connected to the Internet, you can search for a specific error message using the error message search feature of the Oracle online documentation.

Many books in the documentation set use the sample schemas of the seed database, which is installed by default when you install Oracle. See Oracle Database Sample Schemas for information about how these schemas were created, and how you can use them yourself.

For additional application examples, go to the Learning Library. Search for free online training content, including Oracle by Example (OBE), demos, and tutorials. To access the Oracle Learning Library, go to:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/tutorials/index.html

Printed documentation is available for sale in the Oracle Store at:

http://shop.oracle.com/

If you have a user name and password for OTN, then you can go directly to the documentation section of the OTN Web site at:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/indexes/documentation/index.html

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