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Region Plug-Ins

Region plug-ins, as you may guess, allow you to create your own region types in APEX. Before APEX 4.0, if you wanted to create a “custom” region you would need to create a PL/SQL type region that would generate all the content for your custom region. Region plug-ins take a similar approach, and also provide an excellent declarative and supported framework for managing custom region types.

This chapter explains what region plug-ins do and don't cover, helps you build a region plug-in, and introduces AJAX functionalities. The plug-ins covered in previous chapters (item and dynamic action) also support AJAX functionality, ...

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