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2. Inside vs. Outside of the Box

Patrick Cimolini

(1)Montreal, Québec, Canada

APEX developers constantly refer to working inside or outside of the APEX “box”. What does this really mean? Is the choice a significant design consideration? This chapter wrestles with these two questions and gives you a high-level road map that will help guide you when you think you need to venture outside the box.

Working Inside the Box

Working inside the box refers to building APEX applications by using APEX’s declarative framework exclusively. Working outside the box refers to using the APEX declarative framework to build a rock solid foundation ...

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