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Beginning Oracle Application Express 4 by Timothy St. Hilaire, Martin D'Souza, Patrick Cimolini, Karen Cannell, Doug Gault

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Chapter 8. Programmatic Elements

This chapter covers the programmatic elements that can provide both simple and complex features to the APEX framework. APEX provides simple declarative features with wizards to guide you. Being integrated with the database, APEX can also leverage the full power of the PL/SQL engine inside the Oracle database. Now with the implementation of APEX 4.0, even JavaScript interactivity has been made declarative and extendable in the framework.

Conditions

Throughout the building of the help desk application, there are times when you will want to take advantage of the conditional logic available with APEX components. Rather than trying to understand every type of condition (there are sixty in the list of condition types), ...

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