CHAPTER 1

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The SQL Workshop

Congratulations! You are on the brink of learning how to build APEX web applications. But before you can begin, you need an APEX account. There are several ways to obtain an account: you can register for a free account through the apex.oracle.com web site; you might be given an account to an APEX server at your job; or you can even install an APEX server yourself and create your own account to it.

No matter the circumstance, your account will have an associated URL. Invoking the URL from your browser takes you to a login screen. Figure 1-1 shows the login screen used by the apex.oracle.com server.

Figure 1-1. APEX ...

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