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Oracle APEX Cookbook - Second Edition by Marcel Van Der Plas, Michel Van Zoest

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Chapter 3. Extending APEX

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Adding JavaScript code to your application
  • Creating a tag cloud with AJAX
  • Creating visual effects with JavaScript libraries
  • Enhancing your application with the Google API
  • Including Google Maps
  • Embedding multimedia objects in your application
  • Creating a region selector
  • Sending mail via APEX
  • Uploading and downloading files
  • Calling APEX from an Oracle Form
  • Creating a data upload page
  • Using shipped files

Introduction

In the first two chapters we described the tasks to create a basic APEX web application. In this chapter we will extend our application with some nice features such as visual effects, a tag cloud, and a Google map.

Many of these features are made possible with the use of JavaScript. JavaScript ...

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