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Head of Development and Implementation at a pharma/biotech company with 201-500 employees
Oct 28 2019

What is most valuable?

The first feature that I think is very important is that the product is able to safely deploy on the web. You can develop any application and you can share it on the web without any installation by the end client. The second-best option in… more»

How has it helped my organization?

I started to develop all of the reports my company needs in Oracle APEX. Because the APEX product has a lot of features like automating chart and graph creation, depending on what you want to do, you can easily assemble reports. Another… more»

What needs improvement?

In APEX, they changed the layout which is good because in earlier versions it was a little difficult. In Oracle APEX 18 and 19 it is very much improved and I think it is much better for the improvements. Things are easier to use. For… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

In my country I don't pay any license fees for Oracle APEX. Oracle APEX is a free license, but only Oracle APEX. The database and other products you need to go with it have a licensing fee. As far as additional costs, there are a lot of… more»

What other advice do I have?

I think it's a very good solution for developing web applications. It's very easy to expand the web application and have strong security in the functionality and availability on the Oracle APEX. I think if some company chooses Oracle APEX… more»
Consultant
Consultant at a energy/utilities company with 51-200 employees
Jan 25 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are security, stability, and ease of implementation. You can concentrate on the solution. You don't have to worry about the environment, the security, the servers, or the… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It's a large organization producing energy. APEX is a platform that helps in the daily works of many parts of the organization. It is not producing any energy, although it is helping us to save energy… more»

What needs improvement?

The collaboration and the workflow engine could use some improvement. If you have a larger team working with APEX, it is not that easy to synchronize the team. It is easier with a code-rich… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

There are zero costs. It's a free solution with no additional costs. We are using a point system, but it's only being used with a few applications at the moment.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Previously, we did not use another solution. We used a different form of Oracle. There haven't been that many solutions available or programming platforms. APEX was the first local solution. It was… more»

What other advice do I have?

Once you start to develop with APEX, you will be hated by programmers and coders. They will want to show you that they can do the same as you can do. My advice would be to just use this solution. I… more»
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Christoph Ruepprich
Real User
User
Oct 03 2019

What do you think of Oracle Application Express (APEX)?

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use for this solution is web-based applications built on an Oracle database backend. It is suitable for applications from small proofs of concept to enterprise-scale.

How has it helped my organization?

Extreme rapid application development. Allows existing Oracle knowledge base to be utilized for building web applications.

What is most valuable?

This solution offers declarative, low-code development. Improves delivery speed, accuracy, and performance. It provides attractive GUIs allowing professionally-styled applications without the need to know HTML, CSS, or JavaScript. Portability: It can be easily moved to other environments.

What needs improvement?

We would like to see tighter integration with the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. …

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What is Oracle Application Express (APEX)?

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.

Also known as
Oracle APEX
Oracle Application Express (APEX) customers

Hepart AG, pharmasol, SATLOG, Collège Bois-de-Boulogne