CHAPTER 5

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Firing Dynamic Actions

Dynamic actions are a marquee APEX 4.x feature readers should be aware of. In fact, if you’ve ever used a dynamic action, you’ve already used some jQuery on your page, albeit declaratively. Understanding the different options to invoke them is a key step to the use of CSS and jQuery.

This chapter demonstrates dynamic actions and relates them to the world of jQuery. We will provide further insight into how to operate jQuery alternatives in Chapter 6.

The chapter’s example extends a classic report to include a Google-like auto filter. It then explores two options for invoking a context-sensitive dynamic action when ...

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