Anonymous UserIndustry Expert and Advisor at a financial services firm
Anonymous UserHead of Development and Implementation at a pharma/biotech company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"I think that the workflow and automation features are quite good."
"The solution is stable."
"We find it intuitive and easy to use."
"This product will speed up development time with helpful production aids."
"The most valuable features are security, stability, and ease of implementation."
"It's fairly easy to make a user-friendly interface."
"Efficient software delivery and a solution that works quickly."
"The most valuable feature is the ease of use."
"This is a good application for quickly creating public applications."
"With only a browser, it is very easy to develop in a web environment."
"Overall, integration with the enterprise ecosystem needs improvement."
"You need experienced programmers and developers to understand this solution."
"There are not enough developers who are using Mendix. The knowledge base available online and in the market is not as rich as other competitors."
"We would like to see tighter integration with the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure."
"Being able to only design with HTML and CSS can be limiting as to what can be accomplished."
"The collaboration and the workflow engine could use some improvement."
"Reporting needs to be accessed via third party tools."
"Better connection and integration with non-Oracle databases is needed."
"There is a problem with security because the applications store passwords in the configuration files."
"Connections to the application pages are not handled well and at times more than one user can be accessing an application with the same ID."
"Initially, we started with a year for approximately $25,000, and if we need to expand the number of seats then we will increase it."
"APEX itslelf is a free product, but you will need to license peripheral components."
"It's a free solution with no additional costs."
"When buying the data license, APEX is included."
"We have a full Oracle E-Business Suite license, and we use that license to develop applications. There's no license required for developing Oracle applications."
"There is a trial version available that can be used free of charge."
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.
Mendix is ranked 17th in Rapid Application Development Software with 3 reviews while Oracle Application Express (APEX) is ranked 7th in Rapid Application Development Software with 13 reviews. Mendix is rated 6.6, while Oracle Application Express (APEX) is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Mendix writes "Intuitive and can likely scale but needs more AI integration". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Application Express (APEX) writes "Powerful development assistance can dramatically speed your production and deployment time ". Mendix is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, Appian, OutSystems, Pega BPM and Amazon AWS, whereas Oracle Application Express (APEX) is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, Oracle Visual Builder Cloud Service, Microsoft Azure App Service, Salesforce Platform and Oracle Project Visual Code.
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