Monday, 23 December 2013

Creating ReForms in Oracle APEX

Let me begin by defining a ReForm. A ReForm is an amalgum of Reports and Forms and has the DNA of both. This discussion not only presents a ReForm but also demonstrates the enormous benefits of using JQuery in APEX report development.

Monday, 16 December 2013

Data Densification in Oracle APEX

Data is often stored in sparse form and business often wants to see data in a more organized and explicit fashion. Report developers working across reporting technologies face a requirement to show a record with a '0' in the measures columns if no data exists for a particular combination of dimension values. For such a requirement, we will have to densify the data and this article presents a way to densify and aggregate on the fly.

I wish to state that this article is borrowed from my book on Oracle APEX 4.2 Reporting. You can check the table of contents and a brief description along with screenshots.

Let me explain the use case now

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Creating dynamic breadcrumb chains in Oracle APEX

This article is borrowed from one of the topics of my book ( on Oracle APEX 4.2 reporting. Check the chapter by chapter description and the table of contents to know about the other discussions in my book. I wish to talk about the process to engineering breadcrumbs of varying lengths in this article. Let me explain the motive with an example.