Thursday, March 31, 2011

My First Book: Beginning Oracle Application Express 4

I'm pleased to announce that Beginning Oracle Application Express 4 is finally published! I co-authored this book along with Doug Gault, Karen Cannell, Patrick Cimolini, and Timothy St. Hilaire. Co-authoring this book was a very interesting experience which was well worth the time and effort.

This book is aimed at beginner to intermediate APEX developers. It contains a lot of step by step instructions and detailed explanations to help you get a solid foundation for APEX development. You can purchase it from If you'd prefer a soft copy the publisher, Apress, also offers the eBook.

Table of contents

Part I: Introducing APEX
Chapter 1: An Introduction to APEX 4.0
Chapter 2 - APEX 4.0: A Developer's Overview

Part II: Beginning APEX 4.0 Programming
Chapter 3 - Identifying the Problem & Designing the Solution
Chapter 4 - SQL Workshop
Chapter 5 - Creating the Base Application & Navigational Components
Chapter 6 - Forms & Reports
Chapter 7 - Charts & Maps
Chapter 8- Programmatic Elements
Chapter 9 - Security
Chapter 10 - Deploying Applications

Part III: Programming Websheets
Chapter 11 - Understanding Websheets
Chapter 12 - A WebSheets Example

Part IV: Advanced Topics
Chapter 13 - Extended Developer Tools
Chapter 14 - Managing Workspaces
Chapter 15 - Team Development


  1. Congratulations Martin! Can't wait to integrate this book into our intro class...

  2. Congratulations on getting your book out. I'm sure it was quite the project!

  3. You may want to point out that there is a 25% off the Ebook through OTN this month.