Coming Full Circle.

Doug Gault PERSONAL 2 Comments

In April’s blog post, I alluded to the fact that the future had a number of changes in store and that I wasn’t exactly sure what shape those changes would take. Since April, a lot has happened; avenues have been explored, opportunities have been entertained, and decisions have been made. It’s been a very interesting few weeks, but I believe …

ORCLAPEX-DFW First Meetup.

Doug Gault APEX 2 Comments

Calling all APEX Fanatics in the DFW area, there’s a new Meetup for you: ORCLAPEX – DFW. Here’s a link to our first event! Grass Roots Explosion As Dan McGhan mentioned in his blog here, Oracle APEX meet up groups are popping up all over the world. This is a grass roots effort lead by people who are passionate about APEX …

You don’t have to wait for APEX 5 for FullCalendar Integration

Doug Gault APEX 9 Comments

One of the MANY nice things that is coming in APEX 5.0 is the native integration of the jQuery based FullCalendar, known in the APEX 5.0 Builder as the CSS Calendar. While the native integration will be nice, you shouldn’t have to wait for APEX 5.0 for this functionality. Enter the Enkitec FullCalendar plugin. We integrated FullCalendar into our website …

Using APACHE ANT to build APEX projects.

Doug Gault APEX 2 Comments

At Oracle Open World 2012, Scott Spendolini and I did a presentation entitled “Developing Commercial APEX Applications”. One of the topics that seemed to get a lot of attention and a number of questions was automating our build process using ANT. Several people requested a copy of the ANT script, so instead of sending it out individually, I’ve decided to …

‘Growl’ style notification messages for APEX

Doug Gault APEX 6 Comments

A question was asked in this thread on the APEX forums that got me itching to do a science experiment. The basic question was this: “Is it possible to produce ‘Growl’ style notifications in place of the standard APEX Success and Failure messages?” In short the answer is an unequivocal ‘Yes’, and here’s how: First, unless you’re a JavaScript whiz …