5 tips to help you build better APEX user interfaces

To me, the way an APEX application looks, could be the key to making people use it. There are many examples where a great app with great features is unpopular, simply because it doesn't bring the best user experience. A simple fact about APEX and the developers using it is that the majority of us … Continue reading 5 tips to help you build better APEX user interfaces

ORDS, APEX and secure REST APIs (Part 2 – call the API)

Part 2: Accessing your secure REST API In Part 1 of the "ORDS, APEX and secure REST APIs" blog post, we looked at the ways you can secure your REST modules. Now that we have secured the API, let's look at the ways you could access it. There are different implementations and different tools in … Continue reading ORDS, APEX and secure REST APIs (Part 2 – call the API)

ORDS, APEX and secure REST APIs (Part 1 – secure the API)

Part 1: Securing your REST API Some time ago we created a simple REST API using APEX RESTful Services to serve us for some reports. I wouldn't go into details on how to create such, as there are many sources out there describing how to create a REST service in APEX. You could take a … Continue reading ORDS, APEX and secure REST APIs (Part 1 – secure the API)

Quick Tips: Add favicon and custom Application icon in APEX

Adding favicon for your application Create a PNG image - with dimensions 256x256 pixels. You can use Photoshop or any other editing software. Go to https://realfavicongenerator.net/ and generate an .ico file. Alternatively, use a tool of your preference and generate .ico files both 32x32 and 16x16 pixels. Download the .zip archive generated to your local … Continue reading Quick Tips: Add favicon and custom Application icon in APEX

Taking your APEX JET charts style to the next level

Introduction & helpful links In the following blog post I will try to explain the options you have to modify your APEX JET powered charts. There are different ways to change certain parts of them, some are easier and straight forward, others require more complex approach and writing some Javascript and CSS. In the first … Continue reading Taking your APEX JET charts style to the next level