‘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 …

Refreshing Flash Charts with AJAX.

Doug Gault APEX 9 Comments

NOTE: This post makes use of internal APEX JavaScript that is not part of the standard public API’s. Therefore it is likely not supported, so use at your own risk! ————————– Yesterday, I ran across this post on the OTN APEX Forums. The problem was basically this. Say you have a chart which you want to refresh each time someone …

JavaScript and Dates.

Doug Gault APEX 2 Comments

If you’ve ever tried to work with date manipulation and formatting in JavaScript, then you know what a hassle it can be. While trying to solve a particularly itchy problem with dates, I ran across this post by Steven Levithan that everyone should be aware of. He’s put together a very nice little Java Script library that lets you format …