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

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Creating a mobile form

Next to showing data, the other most important feature of a database application, is inserting and editing data.

This recipe will show an example of a form that is optimized for use in a smartphone application.

Getting ready

Before starting this recipe, you should have a jQuery Smartphone Application. The one we created in the previous recipe Creating a list view report is very suitable.

Also the EMP table should be available.

How to do it...

Creating a mobile form is very similar to creating a form on a desktop application, so the first steps might look familiar, out of the rest of the following steps:

  1. Navigate to Application Builder and open the application that we are going to put the form in.
  2. Click on Create Page.
  3. Select Form ...

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