This Article is based on the current release of Oracle APEX 4.0.2.00.07, but should also work on APEX 3.x and 4.1.
With Oracle APEX 4.1 and later there will be more options and possibilities which let you create an even better mobile Application, more to that in a later Article in this series.
One of the many good things about Oracle APEX is the builtin capability to create multilingual Applications. It gives you a set of tools to translate your Application and provide it in multiple languages at the same time.
One of the Key Components of this Translation Mechanism is the creation of an XLIFF File. This File contains all text strings of your Application (that is all your UI Strings, not your Data) and from which to which language it should be translated.
Going mobile is one of the hot topics at the moment. Everyone has a smartphone with internet connection and a browser. Some prefer brand A against brand B, but that’s just a personal preference. It doesn’t really change a thing.
You want to join the crowd and provide a mobile interface for your APEX Application? Nothing easier than that!
When you create a Form page with the APEX Wizard it puts all the fields in just one column which can create a very long page.
This can reduce the use experience and usability a lot.
Sometimes it is a better way to put the fields in two (maybe three) columns and present them all on one screen. This gives the user the benefit of seeing all the information at once. Continue reading →