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

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Creating a process type plug-in

A process type plug-in extends the functionality of a page process. This can be anything, but it is typically used for APEX built-ins or Internet functionalities like e-mail sender or Twitter update. The benefit of this is that the process type plug-ins can be reused. We will create a process type plug-in which changes the language by using the apex_util.set_session_lang built-in. There are more ways to change the session language, but in this recipe we will use this built-in in a page process to demonstrate how it works.

Getting ready

Make sure you have an existing web page with a region.

How to do it...

Follow these steps:

  1. Go to Shared Components and click on Plug-ins.
  2. Click on the Create button.
  3. In the Name section, ...

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