Pro Oracle Application Express Themes

By Paul Chester

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Pro Oracle Application Express Themes shows you how to develop rich user interfaces that enhance your application for any environment and explains the processes you’ll need to understand to become proficient in developing any user interface without having to be a guru in HTML, CSS or JavaScript.





Full Description

  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-5974-9
  • User Level: Intermediate to Advanced
  • Publishing February 9, 2015, but available now as part of the Alpha Program
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $64.99
  • eBook Price: $45.99

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Full Description

Pro Oracle Application Express Themes shows you how to develop rich user interfaces that enhance your application for any environment. Whether you’re new to Oracle Apex or an experienced professional, Pro Oracle Application Express Themes explains the processes you’ll need to understand to become proficient in developing any user interface without having to be a guru in HTML, CSS or JavaScript.

Any web page that you see in a browser is a combination of structure, style and interactivity undertaken using HTML, CSS and JavaScript which your browser knows how to interpret. In Apex the process is the same. Once you understand how this is achieved within Apex, you can output just about anything you like. There is then no reason why you cannot create an Apex user interface that is every bit as rich or sophisticated as anything else on the web.

The book steps you through the basic mechanics of a browser and how this works with Apex, details the many elements of the Apex UI development environment and tools available, guides you through the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript as it relates to Apex Themes and then continues by providing you with working examples for typical user interface requirements and challenges. A section is also included on managing and deploying your UI and for good measure, some suggested guidelines on development, security and accessibility standards.

  • Detailed description of the disparate elements of the Apex UI development environment
  • Basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript as they relate to Apex
  • Working examples of solutions to common UI requirements and challenges within Apex
  • Managing and deploying your UI in live systems

What you’ll learn

  • Gain an insight into the mechanics of how browsers work
  • Understand the disparate elements of the Apex UI development environment
  • Master the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript as they relate to Apex
  • Develop rich and sophisticated user interfaces for any environment or device
  • Create development standards and guidelines for your application user interfaces
  • Managing and deploying your UI in live systems

Who this book is for

Pro Oracle Application Express Themes is aimed at developers who are both new to the Apex development environment and at intermediate Apex developers. If you have ever wished to be able to create a better user interface but don’t know what selectors, elements or pseudo-classes are and have no idea where to start, then this book is for you. It does not assume any prior knowledge of CSS, HTML or JavaScript.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. The Basics
  2. APEX Theme and Template Structures
  3. Creating Your Own Themes and Templates
  4. Templates and Developing the Application UI
  5. Working with Page Rendering and Processing
  6. Working with Shared Components
  7. Managing Themes and Templates
  8. Managing Theme Components
  9. APEX Data Dictionary
  10. Theme Design
  11. Interacting with the Application Users
  12. Creating Your Own UI Objects
  13. Options for Dynamically Loading UI
  14. Guidelines
  15. HTML and CSS Development Tools
  16. Testing and Debugging Tools
  17. Caching and Web Server Configuration
  18. Learning Resources
  19. Working with HTML
  20. Working with CSS
  21. Working with JavaScript and jQuery
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