Apiary and APEX

Apiary and APEX

More and more projects I work on at the minute make use of RESTful Web Services. These can either be a way of exposing our own data or a way to make use of data from external systems.  They are easy to create in the Oracle Database to surface your own data – check out...
Creating an Online Leaderboard in APEX

Creating an Online Leaderboard in APEX

In my spare time I like to play around with creating video games in technologies other than Oracle (!).  I recently created a game for an online community that I participate in and I was asked whether I could create a leader board to go with it.  I had never done this...

Querying an Oracle Database Using Amazon Alexa

At the UKOUG Tech17 conference last year, I delivered a presentation called APEX and the Internet of Things. As part of this presentation, I wanted to demonstrate how to query the database and navigate an APEX application using voice commands. If you were there and...

APEX & Search

This year, we have been looking into the best way to deliver search capabilities in an APEX application. Customers are used to searching in Google and often want the same functionality in their business application.  While we don’t have the resources and years of...