C H A P T E R  6


Process Plug-ins

The last type of plug-in that will be covered in this book is the Process type plug-in. This chapter will also cover process plug-ins, when to use/develop them, and provide an example of them.

A process plug-in is a plug-in that executes a block of PL/SQL using the APEX plug-in architecture. Like all APEX processes, they can be run anywhere on a page where a page process can run. This includes both during page load and during page processing (when the page is submitted). Because of this, process plug-ins may be used for both display purposes and processing data (though it is not common to use it for display content). ...

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