Yesterday i was exploring Oracle apex 4.1, i was amazed with new features included .
Thanks to Oracle team for making Developer's life easier :D
when ever i thought there is a particular problem with Oracle apex and i see it getting resolved with a very qucik release of new version :P.
Its great to see Oracle APEX is in BOOM ...:P
1) Interactive Reports :-
* Email functionality has been included in the options.
* HTML download
*Enhanced Flash charts
2) Lists :-
This was the most wonderful option i had seen , i have not used it much in earlier versions so not aware of what is new , but i found many things as interesting.
I cud see that this one particular list cud act as n no of page components like
1) drop down menu ( this is awesome)
3) vertical wizard
4) tree with + symbol
5) Tree without + symbol
3) wizard based page is more enhanced .
4)feedback page i have implemented very first time , so but not aware a upgrades , but i found it to b grt .
5)Application level items are the items on the page levels, these can b used acrross application with :item_name, these are many used as cookies or the global variable for the security purpose.
6)Access Control administration :-
It s a page with a tabular form to add user to default access tables and a region to change the view mode of the application .
I need to have more detail of it .
7)Utilities :- These are just highlights of the apex 4.1 , the utilities are actually made into two levels , one is @ application level
and another @sql workshop level.
Utilites @ application level :-
1) application dashboard :- it displays report of the application with respect to different aspects , component , security,page type,overview,application component.
2)change history:- It will list out the changes made , insert , alters, acess everything in detail this was not there before.
3)Recently updated pages
7) Upgrade application is to upgrade few upgradable regions or items of the applications like charts , reports wihtout ny coding just a click on upgarde.
SQL Workshop Utilities
1) Query Builder with less bugs.
2)Repository as usual
5) Methods on tables , this will generate all the possible methods on the table give then table name. It include md5 checksum . which c is awesome feature of it .
6)User Interface defaults
7)Manage Table dictionary
9) Object reports