24 Deploying an Application
Learn about best practices for deploying an application. Deployment is the process of moving an application from the testing phase to the production phase.
To review a tutorial that demonstrates deployment options, go to the Oracle Online Learning Library at http://www.oracle.com/oll/apex and search for Advanced Deployment of Your Application.
- About Suggested Environments
Oracle recommends developers follow standard system development life cycle practices when developing applications by having different environments for development, testing, and production.
- System Development Life Cycle Methodologies to Consider
The system development life cycle (SDLC) is the overall process of developing software using a series of defined steps. There are several system SDLC models that work well for developing applications in Oracle Application Express.
- Understanding the Deployment Process
Oracle recommends developing Oracle Application Express applications in separate environments: development, testing, and finally production. Learn about different approaches and best practices during when deploying applications.
- How to Create a Custom Application
Simplify the steps needed to deploy an application by creating a custom application using the Supporting Objects utility.
- Using Build Options to Control Configuration
Use build options to conditionally include or exclude application components and functionality.
- About Publishing the Database Application URL
Once you deploy your application, load the data, and create users, you can publish your production URL.
- About Publishing the Websheet Application URL
Once you complete your Websheet application, you can publish your production URL.
- Exporting an Application and Application Components
Move a workspace, application, or related files by exporting it to another Application Express instance.
- Importing Export Files
After you create Export files, you then import them into the target Oracle Application Express instance.
- Installing Export Files
After you create an Export File, you can install it directly after importing, install it from the Export Repository, or install it from SQL*Plus.
- Understanding One-click Remote Application Deployment
Deploy an application to remote Oracle Application Express instances using REST Enabled SQL references.