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Oracle Application Express 3.2 by Matthew Lyon, Arie Geller

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Converting Oracle Forms applications

So far, we have seen how to convert Microsoft Access applications. However, in this section we will look at how to convert Oracle Forms applications to APEX. Converting Oracle Forms applications to APEX involves the following main steps:

  1. Converting Oracle Forms to XML.
  2. Setting up an Oracle database schema.
  3. Creating an APEX Migration Project.
  4. Reviewing and editing application metadata.
  5. Generating the application.

In this chapter, we will take a closer look at each of the steps required to convert an Oracle Forms application to APEX. We will begin by converting Oracle Forms to XML.

Converting Oracle Forms to XML

Earlier, we saw how the Exporter tool for Microsoft Access is used to export metadata about the application. ...

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