Category: Web

Dynamic Modal Dialog Titles in APEX5

Modal Dialogs in APEX5 use the Modal Page Title attribute as the Title of the dialog. Often, I wish this valuable area of the page could convey more information. So, I thought I could use a Substitution String in the

Posted in APEX, JavaScript, Modal Dialogs, Oracle

Video: 005 – Restore screen position after refresh

Picture a Report and Form pages used to edit records. The Report is an Interactive Report and the edit page is Modal. When the modal closes the IR refreshes, but also, the page jumps to the top after the refresh.

Posted in APEX, Classic Reports, Interactive Reports, JavaScript, Oracle, Video, Web

Video: Part 4 – Implementing Drag & Drop functionality

Do you want to add Drag & Drop functionality to your APEX applications? That’s what this video is all about. You’ll see me working on the list created in the previous episodes (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3) and

Posted in APEX, Classic Reports, Javascript, JavaScript, Oracle, Video, Web

Implementing Drag & Drop in your APEX applications

I first learned how to implement Drag & Drop functionality from Doug Gault’s presentation at Kaleidoscope 2010 (yes before it was Kscope) “Replicating NetFlix Queue Drag-and-Drop Functionality with Oracle Application Express/jQuery” (Membership required). I mean, I wasn’t actually there, but

Posted in APEX, Javascript, Oracle, Web

Video: Part 3 – Adding styling with CSS

Before & After with CSS

This video is all about CSS styling. You’ll see me working on the list created in the previous episodes (Part 1 and Part 2) and transform it to something a lot more interesting. In this 42 minute video you’ll find:

Posted in APEX, Classic Reports, CSS, Oracle, Video, Web

HSL color format rocks!

Do you struggle finding a suitable color for a hover state or a selected item? If yes, read on. Check out this simple example. You’ll see the color represented in the usual RGB hex values and in HSL. The HSL

Posted in APEX, KScope, Oracle, Web

A wireframe is worth a 1000 words

I better get this out of the way. I love Balsamiq Mockups! There, I said it. This post will probably sound like an advertisement, but it’s not. It’s unsolicited and I paid for my own version of Balsamiq. However, for

Posted in APEX, Mockups, Oracle, Technology, Web