Oracle Application Express Statement of Direction–SOD

Oracle confirmed that Apex support will be extended for 5 years from the date of product release. Please read the document,

“Oracle Application Express has a large and active installed base, with over 250,000 developers creating thousands of applications.  Oracle recognizes the considerable investment in Oracle Application Express and remains committed to the long-term support of this product.”

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/apex/application-express/oracle-application-express-sod-1596338.pdf

My suggestion is use Oracle XE with Apex to start with.

Using IReport without the Jasper Report Server inside APEX

Dear Users,

The below is the interesting part of the development in Apex.

Thanks to Andreas Weiden, who is initiated the wonderful idea to Apex.

http://andreas.weiden.orcl.over-blog.de/article-jrxml-to-pdf-a-declarative-pure-pl-sql-reporting-engine-103535334.html

http://www.apex-at-work.com/2012/04/using-ireport-without-jasper-report.html