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Pros
"It provides attractive GUIs allowing professionally-styled applications without the need to know HTML, CSS, or JavaScript.""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."

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"This solution has provided for Rapid deployment of data collection tools, replacing spreadsheets with near real-time data.""QuickBase is an excellent product and it is very easy to get support."

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Cons
"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.""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.""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."

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"The mobile app has improved, but it still needs work.""I would like to see the reporting enhanced because some of them are not easy to generate."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"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."

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"You have to negotiate the price because it varies based on the number of users you have, as well as how much cloud storage space you need."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: It's fairly easy to make a user-friendly interface.
Top Answer: 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.
Top Answer: QuickBase is an excellent product and it is very easy to get support.
Top Answer: You have to negotiate the price because it varies based on the number of users you have, as well as how much cloud storage space you need. Overall, the price is reasonable.
Top Answer: They need to accelerate the rate at which they enhance the tool. I would say that it is improving a lot and it is very good, and I am happy with them, but it could be improved. I would like to see the… more »
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Overview

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.

Trusted by more than half of the Fortune 100, QuickBase is a low-code platform for building, customizing, and integrating custom business applications. With more than 6,000 customers and 500,000 active users, QuickBase is the technology of choice for organizations that want to empower business users to solve their own challenges while maintaining the governance and security of an enterprise-quality app development system.

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Sample Customers
Hepart AG, pharmasol, SATLOG, Collège Bois-de-BoulogneProcter & Gamble, Tesla, Norwegian Cruise Line, Google, Metso, Agero, Kayak, PTC, Patra Corp, TomTom, Southwest Airlines, FedEx Office
Top Industries
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Aerospace/Defense Firm14%
Government14%
Financial Services Firm14%
Pharma/Biotech Company14%
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Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government7%
Media Company5%
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Construction Company20%
Financial Services Firm18%
Logistics Company9%
Manufacturing Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider14%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
Construction Company6%
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Small Business53%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise35%
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Small Business48%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise31%
Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle Application Express (APEX) vs. QuickBase and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
455,301 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Oracle Application Express (APEX) is ranked 6th in Rapid Application Development Software with 9 reviews while QuickBase is ranked 16th in Rapid Application Development Software with 2 reviews. Oracle Application Express (APEX) is rated 8.6, while QuickBase is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Oracle Application Express (APEX) writes "Powerful development assistance can dramatically speed your production and deployment time ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of QuickBase writes "Easy to use and the support is good". Oracle Application Express (APEX) is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, Oracle Visual Builder Cloud Service, Microsoft Azure App Service, OutSystems and Adobe ColdFusion, whereas QuickBase is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, Caspio, Zudy VINYL, OutSystems and ServiceNow. See our Oracle Application Express (APEX) vs. QuickBase report.

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