A Practical Guide to Rapidly Develop Data-Centric Web Applications Accessible from Desktop, Laptops, Tablets, and Smartphones
Author: Riaz Ahmed
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
You will find stuff about workspace, application, page, and so on in every APEX book. But this book is unique because the information it contains is not available anywhere else! Unlike other books, it adopts a stimulating approach to reveal almost every feature necessary for the beginners of Oracle APEX and also takes them beyond the basics. As a technology enthusiast I write on a variety of new technologies, but writing books on Oracle Application Express is my passion. The blood pumping comments I get from my readers on Amazon (and in my inbox) are the main forces that motivate me to write a book whenever a new version of Oracle APEX is launched. This is my fifth book on Oracle APEX (and the best so far) written after discovering the latest 5.1 version. As usual, I'm sharing my personal learning experience through this book to expose this unique rapid web application development platform. In Oracle Application Express you can build robust web applications. The new version is launched with some more prolific tools to maximize developers' productivity. Once again, I've left out the boring bits and have adopted the same practical inspirational approach that has exposed the anatomy of Oracle Application Express to thousands of beginners in the past. The most convincing way to explore a technology is to apply it to a real world problem. In this book, you'll develop a sales web application that not only reveals the anatomy of Oracle Application Express, but at the same time provides hands-on techniques that build a solid foundation for you to become a web developer. Since there are lots of changes in the new version, all content has been revised to slot in these changes, including the features new to version 5.1. The short list below summarizes the features of Oracle APEX 5.1 covered in this book: Hands-on exposure to the new features, such as Interactive Grid, Oracle JET Charts, the new declarative Master-Detail-Detail capabilities, dozens of new properties, and new development procedures Teaches how to rapidly develop data-centric web application for desktops, laptops, tablets, and latest smartphones Produce highly formatted PDF reports, including invoices, grouped reports, and pivot tables (not covered in any other APEX book) Design and implement a comprehensive custom security module (unique to this book) Step-by-step instructions to create mobile version of the application using existing desktop application pages (not covered in any other beginner's guide) This is a concise yet a concrete book on Oracle Application Express, written for those who want to become web application developers. The sticky inspirational approach adopted in this book not only exposes the technology, but also draws you in and keeps your interest up till the last exercise. I'm grateful to all my readers whose helpful feedback enabled me to further polish my work in this edition. Special offer! For those who are new to SQL or those who want to strengthen their SQL knowledge, I'm providing my e-book "SQL - The Shortest Route For beginners" with this book for FREE!
Author: Arie Geller,Brian Spendolini
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Author: Doug Gault
Whether you’re new to Oracle or an old hand who has yet to test the waters of APEX, Beginning Oracle Application Express 5 introduces the processes and best practices you’ll need to become proficient with APEX. The book shows off the programming environment, the utilities and tools available, and then continues by walking through the process of building a working system from the ground up. All code is documented and explained so that those new to the languages will not be lost. After reading this book, power users and programmers alike can quickly put together robust and scalable applications for use by one person, by a department, by an entire company. Beginning Oracle Application Express 5 introduces version 5 of the popular and productive Oracle Application Express development platform. Called APEX for short, the platform enables rapid and easy development of web-based applications that make full use of Oracle Database. The release of APEX 5 brings major new changes to the page builder, an enhanced universal theme, better RESTful web services support, enhanced application packaging, and the many redesigned wizards give a new and fresh feel to the user interface. Covers brand-new functionality in APEX 5 Provides fully documented and explained example code Guides you through creating a working and fully deployable application
Author: Doug Gault,Dimitri Gielis,Martin DSouza,Roel Hartman,Raj Mattamal,Sharon Kennedy,Denes Kubicek,Michael Hichwa,Dan McGhan,John Scott,Anton Nielsen,Francis Mignault,Jorge Rimblas,Nick Buytaert,Karen Cannell,David Peake,Christoph Ruepprich,Tom Petrus
Expert Oracle Application Express, 2nd Edition is newly updated for APEX 5.0 and brings deep insight from some of the best APEX practitioners in the field today. You'll learn about important features in APEX 5.0, and how those can be applied to make your development work easier and with greater impact on your business. Oracle Application Express (APEX) is an entirely web-based development framework that is built into every edition of Oracle Database. The framework rests upon Oracle’s powerful PL/SQL language, enabling power users and developers to rapidly develop applications that easily scale to hundreds, even thousands of concurrent users. APEX has seen meteoric growth and is becoming the tool of choice for ad-hoc application development in the enterprise. The many authors of Expert Oracle Application Express, 2nd Edition build their careers around APEX. They know what it takes to make the product sing—developing secure applications that can be deployed globally to users inside and outside a large enterprise. The authors come together in this book to share some of their deepest and most powerful insights into solving the difficult problems surrounding globalization, configuration and lifecycle management, and more. New in this edition for APEX 5.0 is coverage of Oracle REST Data Services, map integration, jQuery with APEX, and the new Page Designer. You’ll learn about debugging and performance, deep secrets to customizing your application u ser interface, how to secure applications from intrusion, and about deploying globally in multiple languages. Expert Oracle Application Express, 2nd Edition is truly a book that will move you and your skillset a big step towards the apex of Application Express development. Contains all-new content on Oracle REST Data Services, jQuery in APEX, and map integration Addresses globalization and other concerns of enterprise-level development Shows how to customize APEX for your own application needs
Author: Riaz Ahmed
Develop cloud-based applications rapidly using the Oracle Application Express (APEX) platform. You will learn to develop a comprehensive functional business application which can be deployed in your organization. Cloud Computing Using Oracle Application Express will teach you how to develop a complete general ledger accounting system which will be accessible through a variety of devices, including desktops, laptops, and the latest smartphones. What You Will Learn: Use new Oracle APEX 5.0 techniques Develop a complete general ledger accounting system named The Cloud Accountant Create cloud-based business apps accessible anywhere and anytime Enhance your APEX development skills Who This Book Is For: Web developers who possess some working knowledge of Oracle Application Express, and developers who have been using Oracle Forms and now wish to use their existing SQL and PL/SQL expertise.
Author: Scott Wesley
Building on your existing SQL skills, this book teaches you how to apply useful jQuery techniques to applications developed using the Oracle Application Express (APEX) development tool. Pro jQuery in Oracle Application Express covers the fundamentals you need to start enhancing your applications, with some practical examples that you'll want in your own applications tomorrow. jQuery is a framework already utilized by APEX, and by learning the basics of jQuery you can leverage the flexible dynamic actions provide and see your applications raise the bar. Discover why you should embrace HTML5, CSS, and jQuery library capabilities, and how they can enhance the user experience. Oracle Application Express is a mature, browser-based, rapid-development environment with a strong community base around the #orclapex tag. jQuery is a language for the browser, with it you can treat your web page as if it were a database, interacting with a range of features and functions that can make you into a more constructive, more efficient developer. Exemplifies how productive APEX, CSS, and jQuery can be Transforms your PL/SQL skills to CSS and jQuery Provides jQuery snippets to enhance your application UX
For DBAs and Developers
Author: Francis Mignault,Luc Demanche
Succeed in managing Oracle Application Express (APEX) environments. This book focuses on creating the right combination of scalability, high-availability, backup and recovery, integrity, and resource control. The book covers everything from simple to enterprise-class deployments, with emphasis on enterprise-level requirements and coverage of cloud and hybrid-cloud scenarios. Many books cover how to develop applications in Oracle APEX. It’s a tool with a fast-growing user-base as developers come to know how quick and easy it is to create new applications that run in a browser. However, just getting an application off the ground is only a small part of a bigger picture. Applications must be supported. They must be available when users need them. They must be robust against disaster and secure against malicious attack. These are the issues addressed in Oracle Application Express Administration. These are the issues that when tackled successfully lead to long term success in using Oracle APEX as a rapid application-development toolset. Readers of this book learn how to install the Oracle APEX engine in support of small-scale projects such as at the departmental level, and in support of enterprise-level projects accessed by thousands of users across dozens of time zones. Readers learn to take advantage of Oracle Database’s underlying feature set in regards to application scalability and performance, integrity, security, high-availability, and robustness against failure and data loss. Oracle Application Express Administration also describes different cloud solutions, integration with Oracle E-Business Suite, and helps in taking advantage of multitenancy in Oracle Database 12c and beyond. Covers important enterprise considerations such as scalability, robustness, high-availability. Describes cloud-based application deployment scenarios Focuses on creating the right deployment environment for long-term success What You Will Learn Install, upgrade, and configure robust APEX environments Back up and recover APEX applications and their data Monitor and tune the APEX engine and its applications Benefit from new administration features in APEX 5.0 Run under multi-tenant architecture in Oracle Database 12c Manage the use of scarce resources with Resource Manager Secure your data with advanced security features Build high-availability into your APEX deployments Integrate APEX with Oracle E-Business Suite Who This Book Is For Architects, administrators, and developers who want to better understand how APEX works in a corporate environment. Readers will use this book to design deployment architectures around Oracle Database strengths like multi-tenancy, resource management, and high availability. The book is also useful to administrators responsible for installation and upgrade, backup and recovery, and the ongoing monitoring of the APEX engine and the applications built upon it.
Author: Edward Sciore
This new edition of Understanding Oracle APEX 5 Application Development shows APEX developers how to build practical, non-trivial web applications. The book introduces the world of APEX properties, explaining the functionality supported by each page component as well as the techniques developers use to achieve that functionality. The book is targeted at those who are new to APEX and just beginning to develop real projects for production deployment. Reading the book and working the examples will leave you in a good position to build good-looking, highly-functional, web applications. Topics include: conditional formatting, user-customized reports, data entry forms, concurrency and lost updates, and updatable reports. Accompanying the book is a demo web application that illustrates each concept mentioned in the book. Specific attention is given in the book to the thought process involved in choosing and assembling APEX components and features to deliver a specific result. Understanding Oracle APEX 5 Application Development is the ideal book to take you from an understanding of the individual pieces of APEX to an understanding of how those pieces are assembled into polished applications. Teaches how to develop non-trivial APEX applications. Provides deep understanding of APEX functionality. Shows the techniques needed for customization.
Develop Web Apps for Desktop and Latest Mobile Devices
Author: Riaz Ahmed
Oracle Application Express has taken another big leap towards becoming a true next generation RAD tool. It has entered into its fifth version to build robust web applications. One of the most significant feature in this release is a new page designer that helps developers create and edit page elements within a single page design view, which enormously maximizes developer productivity. Without involving the audience too much into the boring bits, this full colored edition adopts an inspiring approach that helps beginners practically evaluate almost every feature of Oracle Application Express, including all features new to version 5.The most convincing way to explore a technology is to apply it to a real world problem. In this book, you'll develop a sales application that demonstrates almost every feature to practically expose the anatomy of Oracle Application Express 5. The short list below presents some main topics of Oracle APEX covered in this book: Rapid web application development for desktops, laptops, tablets, and latest smartphones Create comprehensive applications declaratively without writing tons of code Design application pages using new Page Designer Create applications with the help of wizards Create custom application pages by adding components manually Use same interface and code to develop applications for a wide array of devices Present data using a variety of eye-catching charts Produce highly formatted PDF reports, including invoices, grouped reports, and pivot tables Design and implement a comprehensive security module If you are looking for a concise and concrete book on Oracle Application Express 5, then I must say that this is the book that will return more than what you have paid for it. The sticky inspirational approach adopted in this book not only exposes the technology, but also draws you in and keeps your interest up till the last exercise.
Managing Cost, Schedule, and Quality
Author: Patrick Cimolini
Learn the many design decisions that must be made before starting to build a large Oracle Application Express (APEX) application for the cloud or enterprise. One of APEX's key strengths is the fact that it is a Rapid Application Development (RAD) tool. This is also a major weakness when it tempts developers to start coding too soon. Small applications that consist of tens of pages can be coded without a lot of design work because they can be re-factored quickly when design flaws are discovered. Design flaws in large cloud and enterprise applications that consist of hundreds or thousands of pages are not so easy to re-factor due to the time needed to redevelop and retest the application, not to mention the risk of breaking functionality in subtle ways. Designing a large application before coding starts is a profitable exercise because a thoughtful design goes a long way in mitigating cost overruns and schedule slippage while simultaneously enhancing quality. This book takes into account perspectives from other non-developer stakeholders such as maintenance developers, business analysts, testers, technical writers, end users, and business owners. Overlooking these perspectives is one of the chief causes of expensive rework late in the development cycle. Oracle Application Express by Design illustrates APEX design principles by using architecture diagrams, screen shots, and explicit code snippets to guide developers through the many design choices and complex interrelationship issues that must be evaluated before embarking on large APEX projects. This book: Guides you through important, up-front APEX design decisions Helps you to optimize your design by keeping all stakeholders in mind Explicit code examples show how design impacts cost, schedule, and quality What You Will Learn Pick and choose from the list of designs before coding begins Bake optimal quality into the underlying fabric of an APEX application Think and design from outside the developer’s narrow perspective Optimize APEX application designs to satisfy multiple stakeholder groups Evaluate design options through hands-on, explicit code examples Define and measure success for large cloud and enterprise APEX applications Who This Book Is For APEX developers and development teams
Author: Annabel Z. Dodd
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional
Category: Technology & Engineering
Covering the latest trends and technology changes, this is the fully updated and revised bestselling guide to telecommunications for the nontechnical professional. Includes sections on convergence, globalization, speech recognition, and 3G cellular networks.
Author: Dino Esposito
Publisher: Pearson Education
Your guide to planning and executing a complete mobile web strategy Revisit your approach to the mobile web—and deliver effective solutions that reach customers and clients on a variety of mobile devices. In this practical guide, web development luminary Dino Esposito shows you how to develop a solid mobile strategy for the enterprise, starting with an effective mobile website. You’ll receive essential architectural and implementation guidance, as well as mobile-specific design patterns for building cross-platform and native applications. Discover how to: Architect a website accessible from many different mobile devices Implement design patterns specific to mobile app development Examine tools that enable you to write one codebase for many platforms Use technologies for building Windows Phone, iPhone, and Android apps Develop cross-platform app features, such as localization and offline behavior
Trends, Methodologies and Applications
Author: Iván Palomares Carrascosa,Harsha Kumara Kalutarage,Yan Huang
The book illustrates the inter-relationship between several data management, analytics and decision support techniques and methods commonly adopted in Cybersecurity-oriented frameworks. The recent advent of Big Data paradigms and the use of data science methods, has resulted in a higher demand for effective data-driven models that support decision-making at a strategic level. This motivates the need for defining novel data analytics and decision support approaches in a myriad of real-life scenarios and problems, with Cybersecurity-related domains being no exception. This contributed volume comprises nine chapters, written by leading international researchers, covering a compilation of recent advances in Cybersecurity-related applications of data analytics and decision support approaches. In addition to theoretical studies and overviews of existing relevant literature, this book comprises a selection of application-oriented research contributions. The investigations undertaken across these chapters focus on diverse and critical Cybersecurity problems, such as Intrusion Detection, Insider Threats, Insider Threats, Collusion Detection, Run-Time Malware Detection, Intrusion Detection, E-Learning, Online Examinations, Cybersecurity noisy data removal, Secure Smart Power Systems, Security Visualization and Monitoring. Researchers and professionals alike will find the chapters an essential read for further research on the topic.
Author: Terry Anderson
Publisher: Athabasca University Press
Neither an academic tome nor a prescriptive 'how to' guide, The Theory and Practice of Online Learning is an illuminating collection of essays by practitioners and scholars active in the complex field of distance education. Distance education has evolved significantly in its 150 years of existence. For most of this time, it was an individual pursuit defined by infrequent postal communication. But recently, three more developmental generations have emerged, supported by television and radio, teleconferencing, and computer conferencing. The early 21st century has produced a fifth generation, based on autonomous agents and intelligent, database-assisted learning, that has been referred to as Web 2.0. The second edition of "The Theory and Practice of Online Learning" features updates in each chapter, plus four new chapters on current distance education issues such as connectivism and social software innovations.
15th International Conference, HCI International 2013, Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 21-26, 2013, Proceedings
Author: Masaaki Kurosu
The five-volume set LNCS 8004--8008 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2013, held in Las Vegas, NV, USA in July 2013. The total of 1666 papers and 303 posters presented at the HCII 2013 conferences was carefully reviewed and selected from 5210 submissions. These papers address the latest research and development efforts and highlight the human aspects of design and use of computing systems. The papers accepted for presentation thoroughly cover the entire field of human-computer interaction, addressing major advances in knowledge and effective use of computers in a variety of application areas. This volume contains papers in the thematic area of human-computer interaction, addressing the following major topics: speech, natural language and auditory interfaces; gesture and eye-gaze based Interaction; touch-based interaction; haptic interaction; graphical user interfaces and visualisation.
A Critical Inquiry
Author: Domenico Fiormonte,Teresa Numerico,Francesca Tomasi
This book offers a critical introduction to the core technologies underlying the Internet from a humanistic perspective. It provides a cultural critique of computing technologies, by exploring the history of computing and examining issues related to writing, representing, archiving and searching. The book raises awareness of, and calls for, the digital humanities to address the challenges posed by the linguistic and cultural divides in computing, the clash between communication and control, and the biases inherent in networked technologies. A common problem with publications in the Digital Humanities is the dominance of the Anglo-American perspective. While seeking to take a broader view, the book attempts to show how cultural bias can become an obstacle to innovation both in the methodology and practice of the Digital Humanities. Its central point is that no technological instrument is culturally unbiased, and that all too often the geography that underlies technology coincides with the social and economic interests of its producers. The alternative proposed in the book is one of a world in which variation, contamination and decentralization are essential instruments for the production and transmission of digital knowledge. It is thus necessary not only to have spaces where DH scholars can interact (such as international conferences, THATCamps, forums and mailing lists), but also a genuine sharing of technological know-how and experience. "This is a truly exceptional work on the subject of the digital....Students and scholars new to the field of digital humanities will find in this book a gentle introduction to the field, which I cannot but think would be good and perhaps even inspirational for them....Its history of the development of machines and programs and communities bent on using computers to advance science and research merely sets the stage for an insightful analysis of the role of the digital in the way both scholars and everyday people communicate and conceive of themselves and "others" in written forms - from treatises to credit card transactions." Peter Shillingsburg The Digital Humanist is not simply a translation of the Italian book L'umanista digitale (il Mulino 2010), but a new version tailored to an international audience through the improvement and expansion of the sections on social, cultural and ethical problems of the most widely used methodologies, resources and applications. TABLE OF CONTENTS // Preface: Digital Humanities at a Political Turn? by Geoffrey Rockwell / PART I: The Socio-Historical Roots - Chap. 1: Technology and the Humanities: A History of Interaction - Chap. 2: Internet, or The Humanistic Machine / PART II: Theoretical and Practical Dimensions - Chap. 3: Writing and Content Production - Chap. 4: Representing and Archiving - Chap. 5: Searching and Organizing / Conclusions: DH in a Global Perspective
Concepts, Systems, and Technologies
Author: Vladimir L. Uskov,Jeffrey P. Bakken,Robert J. Howlett,Lakhmi C. Jain
This book presents peer-reviewed contributions on smart universities by various international research, design and development teams. Smart university is an emerging and rapidly evolving area that creatively integrates innovative concepts; smart software and hardware systems; smart classrooms with state-of-the-art technologies and technical platforms; smart pedagogy based on modern teaching and learning strategies; smart learning and academic analytics; as well as various branches of computer science and computer engineering. The contributions are grouped into several parts: Part 1—Smart Universities: Literature Review and Creative Analysis, Part 2—Smart Universities: Concepts, Systems and Technologies, Part 3—Smart Education: Approaches and Best Practices, and Part 4—Smart Universities: Smart Long Life Learning. The book is a valuable source of research data and findings, design and development outcomes, and best practices for faculty, scholars, Ph.D students, administrators, practitioners and anyone interested in the rapidly growing areas of smart university and smart education.
An Introduction to Optimizing for Intel® Architecture
Author: Iggy Krajci,Darren Cummings
Android on x86: an Introduction to Optimizing for Intel® Architecture serves two main purposes. First, it makes the case for adapting your applications onto Intel’s x86 architecture, including discussions of the business potential, the changing landscape of the Android marketplace, and the unique challenges and opportunities that arise from x86 devices. The fundamental idea is that extending your applications to support x86 or creating new ones is not difficult, but it is imperative to know all of the technicalities. This book is dedicated to providing you with an awareness of these nuances and an understanding of how to tackle them. Second, and most importantly, this book provides a one-stop detailed resource for best practices and procedures associated with the installation issues, hardware optimization issues, software requirements, programming tasks, and performance optimizations that emerge when developers consider the x86 Android devices. Optimization discussions dive into native code, hardware acceleration, and advanced profiling of multimedia applications. The authors have collected this information so that you can use the book as a guide for the specific requirements of each application project. This book is not dedicated solely to code; instead it is filled with the information you need in order to take advantage of x86 architecture. It will guide you through installing the Android SDK for Intel Architecture, help you understand the differences and similarities between processor architectures available in Android devices, teach you to create and port applications, debug existing x86 applications, offer solutions for NDK and C++ optimizations, and introduce the Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager. This book provides the most useful information to help you get the job done quickly while utilizing best practices. What you’ll learnThe development-relevant differences between Android on ARM and Android on Intel x86 How to set up the SDK for an emulated Intel Android device How to build the Android OS for the Intel Mobile Processor How to create new x86 based Android applications, set up testing and performance tuning, and port existing Android applications to work with the x86 processor How to debug problems they encounter when working on the x86 Android test platform Intricacies of the Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager. The reader will also gain significant insight into the OpenGL Android support. Who this book is for Android developers Hardware designers who need to understand how Android will work on their processorsCIOs and CEOs of technology-based companies IT staff who may encounter or need to understand the issues New startup founders and entrepreneurs Computer science students Table of ContentsChapter 1: History & Evolution of Android OS Chapter 2: Mobile Device Applications – Uses and Trends Chapter 3: Why x86 on Android? Chapter 4: Android Development – Business Overview andConsiderations Chapter 5: Android Devices with Intel Processors Chapter 6: Installing the Android SDK for IntelApplication Development Chapter 7: The Intel Mobile Processor Chapter 8: Creating and Porting NDK-based AndroidApplications Chapter 9: Debugging Android Chapter 10: Performance Optimization for AndroidApplications on x86 Chapter 11: x86 NDK and C++ Optimizations Chapter 12: Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager Appendix: References
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Supported by time series data, this publication presents an overview of trends and highlights how the Internet sector has proven to be resilient during the recent economic crisis.
Enterprise Big Data Warehouse, BI Implementations and Analytics
Author: Soumendra Mohanty,Madhu Jagadeesh,Harsha Srivatsa
Big Data Imperatives, focuses on resolving the key questions on everyone’s mind: Which data matters? Do you have enough data volume to justify the usage? How you want to process this amount of data? How long do you really need to keep it active for your analysis, marketing, and BI applications? Big data is emerging from the realm of one-off projects to mainstream business adoption; however, the real value of big data is not in the overwhelming size of it, but more in its effective use. This book addresses the following big data characteristics: Very large, distributed aggregations of loosely structured data – often incomplete and inaccessible Petabytes/Exabytes of data Millions/billions of people providing/contributing to the context behind the data Flat schema's with few complex interrelationships Involves time-stamped events Made up of incomplete data Includes connections between data elements that must be probabilistically inferred Big Data Imperatives explains 'what big data can do'. It can batch process millions and billions of records both unstructured and structured much faster and cheaper. Big data analytics provide a platform to merge all analysis which enables data analysis to be more accurate, well-rounded, reliable and focused on a specific business capability. Big Data Imperatives describes the complementary nature of traditional data warehouses and big-data analytics platforms and how they feed each other. This book aims to bring the big data and analytics realms together with a greater focus on architectures that leverage the scale and power of big data and the ability to integrate and apply analytics principles to data which earlier was not accessible. This book can also be used as a handbook for practitioners; helping them on methodology,technical architecture, analytics techniques and best practices. At the same time, this book intends to hold the interest of those new to big data and analytics by giving them a deep insight into the realm of big data.