Build apps required immediately to meet a new business opportunity
Concept to Working Prototype in Minutes
You can define new data structures, complete with sample data, using Quick SQL. Quick SQL allows you to generate SQL scripts based on a simple shorthand syntax. These scripts can be saved and easily run within your Oracle APEX environment to create database tables, triggers and views. Then use the Create App Wizard to create reports and forms for the tables you defined. You can even add additional functionality, such as access control, activity reporting and more, to create a fully featured app in minutes.
Apply Low-Code Development Practices
IT professionals and tech-savvy business users can both use the low code capabilities within Oracle APEX to quickly build apps. Oracle APEX is easy to use and easy to learn. The Application Builder provides a rich, browser-based, intuitive interface which guides you through the creation of your applications. The powerful components of Oracle APEX enable you to add a high-level of functionality to your apps with limited coding.
Development with Oracle APEX is all about rapidly iterating the application and reviewing with the end users. Developers can easily work with end users and implement changes and enhancement requests, often in real time. APEX is just as fast at maintaining and enhancing existing apps as it is to build the first prototype.
No Additional Licensing Costs
If you already have an Oracle Database license, there is no additional cost to use Oracle APEX, irrespective of the number of developers, applications, data volume, processors or end users. If you do not already have Oracle Database licenses, you can also use Oracle APEX included with Oracle Database Cloud services at competitive pricing, and are available by the hour.
The SoftBASE MasterApp adds modularity (grouping of Apps), allowing new Apps to inherit features like authorization, navigation and enables function-development per application, down to a single page App. The SoftBASE MasterApp navigation, defined on a modular level, provides seamless linking of multiple APEX applications into one App. Hereby APEX is augmented to fit collaboration and complex App-development, into small easily maintainable Applications.
With APEX, Oracle has provided a powerful RAD (Rapid Application Development)
tool, which enables Developers to deliver amazing applications to the web, for their
users within a very short time. However, often these applications become, either
standalone with a separate security model, or it becomes increasingly
complicated to build applications together into a common company/enterprise
structure. Menu navigation is often, either hardcoded or a part of set button-based
workflow structure, which is very hard to maintain or change, a number of
applications and pages increases. This is why APEX often is regarded as only suitable
for smaller application development.
The SoftBASE MasterApp solves this and adds modularity to APEX, and separates
the administration of authentication, authorization, and navigation from the
application. This means, when you plan your app, you can focus on functionality,
and to structure your applications into functional units, much like an ADF programmer would do or for that sake, a Forms programmer used to do.
Afterward, or simultaneously with your App development, you define the Navigation within the App and between Apps in the MasterApp administration Module. The MasterApp navigation, which is defined on a modular level, provides seamless linking of APEX applications and presents them to the user seamlessly as if they were one application.
The SoftBASE MasterApp fits collaboration and both complex and simple application development.