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

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Chapter 4. Creating Websheet Applications

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Creating a websheet application
  • Creating a page in a websheet
  • Adding a navigation section to a page
  • Implementing a datagrid
  • Allowing multiple users access to a websheet
  • Creating an enhanced datagrid from a spreadsheet

Introduction

When Application Express was first introduced as HTML DB at the beginning of the century, it was positioned as a Microsoft Access killer. This was because of the fast and easy way data-centric applications could be created, just like in Access, but centralized and having all the benefits of a multi user, consistent way of manipulating data.

In APEX 4.0, a new type of application is introduced called websheets and developers have already described it as ...

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