Compare Adobe ColdFusion vs. Oracle Application Express (APEX)

Adobe ColdFusion is ranked 15th in Rapid Application Development Software with 2 reviews while Oracle Application Express (APEX) is ranked 11th in Rapid Application Development Software with 4 reviews. Adobe ColdFusion is rated 9.0, while Oracle Application Express (APEX) is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of Adobe ColdFusion writes "A mature, reliable, consistent platform, which offers outstanding customer service and product support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Application Express (APEX) writes "Powerful development assistance can dramatically speed your production and deployment time ". Adobe ColdFusion is most compared with Microsoft Azure App Service, OutSystems and Oracle Application Express (APEX), whereas Oracle Application Express (APEX) is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, Oracle Visual Builder Cloud Service and Microsoft Azure App Service. See our Adobe ColdFusion vs. Oracle Application Express (APEX) report.
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Pros
Apart from providing a mature, reliable, consistent platform, Adobe also offers outstanding customer service and product support.No need to import libraries from outside the environment.

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It's fairly easy to make a user-friendly interface.The most valuable features are security, stability, and ease of implementation.This product will speed up development time with helpful production aids.It provides attractive GUIs allowing professionally-styled applications without the need to know HTML, CSS, or JavaScript.

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Cons
Need to be able to Be able to inject Python, Java, Groovy, or PHP code into a CFML page.

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It has a bit of a strict framework, you have to make all the time adjustments in their JavaScript. Another downside is that it's only available for Oracle databases.The collaboration and the workflow engine could use some improvement.Being able to only design with HTML and CSS can be limiting as to what can be accomplished.We would like to see tighter integration with the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
If you really want to save money, there is a free open source CFML engine (former Railo, now Lucee) out there.

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It's a free solution with no additional costs.APEX itslelf is a free product, but you will need to license peripheral components.

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Compared 14% of the time.
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Overview

Get a tried and tested application server that simplifies complex coding tasks. Rapidly develop robust, scalable, secure applications. Use the all-new API Manager to implement your API strategy faster, and get unprecedented control over PDF generation and manipulation

Application Express enables users to design, develop and deploy beautiful, responsive, database-driven applications using only web browser. The Oracle Application Express engine runs directly in the Oracle Database and exploits the database's extraordinarily scalable and efficient architecture. Its framework provides numerous security features out-of-the-box and helps authenticate users using LDAP, Oracle Single-signon, Oracle Database credentials, or HTTP Header variable.

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Sample Customers
Inspirus, Promisan, Webapper, Giva, Frontech Solutions Inc, Digicon, ITX Corp, Wall Street Magnate, SimulTV, ten24 Digital Solutions, Prospective Medical Data International Inc, Alcatel-LucentHepart AG, pharmasol, SATLOG, Coll├Ęge Bois-de-Boulogne
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Software R&D Company48%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government13%
Insurance Company3%
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