By: Monty Latiolais On: October 16, 2018 In: Conference Comments: 0

Oracle OpenWorld18 is nigh. This year Insum’s own, Francis Mignault and I will be in attendance. We are looking forward to meeting with the Oracle Product Development teams, our wonderful partners and most importantly clients and potential clients. Still with tens of thousands of people in attendance it can...

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By: Monty Latiolais On: June 22, 2018 In: Conference Comments: 0

Kscope 2018 was held in Orlando, Fl. from June 10 to June 14  Seeing as only a fraction of the total APEX community can actually attend in person, it becomes necessary to report back and to provide our take, our opinions of the week that was KScope. This is also...

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By: Monty Latiolais On: May 30, 2018 In: Oracle APEX Comments: 0

FINALLY! After months of anticipation, Oracle Application Express (APEX) version 18.1 has arrived! Taking a look at the new features included definitely makes it appear it’s been worth the wait. There really is something for everyone. Where does your favorite APEX 18.1 feature rank? Biggest Mover Up:  New Create App...

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By: Monty Latiolais On: April 30, 2018 In: Oracle APEX Comments: 0

It’s quiet. Too quiet. And while I have no official word from Oracle, something tells me we’re getting close to announcing 18.1 as being generally available.

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By: Monty Latiolais On: April 24, 2018 In: Oracle Discoverer Comments: 0

Extended support for Oracle Discoverer ended almost a year ago now, in June 2017. Enterprises using this once premier ad hoc reporting software are hearing the clock tick louder than ever. This is because, without further upgrades or support, Discoverer could become prey to bugs, end up incompatible with...

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By: Monty Latiolais On: March 29, 2018 In: Oracle APEX Comments: 2

As of March 12, we now know rather than 5.2, the new version of APEX will be 18.1. March 12th also gave us Early Adopter 2 along with eight new enhancements. Where does your favorite APEX 18.1 feature rank? Biggest Mover Up: Oracle JET and jQuery Upgrades [ +2 ]...

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By: Monty Latiolais On: March 20, 2018 In: Oracle APEX, Oracle E-Business Suite Comments: 0

Is it possible that in this day and age, at an Ivy League University, an internal process can consist of a combination of Excel spreadsheets, paper forms, emails, and bits of SQL script? The short answer is yes. And, this kind of situation is more widespread than you may...

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By: Monty Latiolais On: February 27, 2018 In: Oracle APEX Comments: 0

New month. New leader. All in all some twelve features changed positions. Where does your favorite APEX 5.2 feature rank? Biggest Mover Up: REST Enabled SQL Support [ +4 ] Biggest Mover Down: New Create App Wizard [ -2 ] Previous Rankings: January 2018 Editor’s note: Each month, we’ll power...

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By: Monty Latiolais On: January 25, 2018 In: Oracle APEX Comments: 3

Oracle APEX 5.2  may be considered a minor release, but it promises major functionality enhancements.  Which of these will move the needle? Each month, we’ll power rank the rumored enhancements ahead of Oracle APEX 5.2’s GA release. We’ll take the pulse of the APEX community, monitoring comments, talking to you...

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By: Monty Latiolais On: September 29, 2017 In: Conference, Oracle APEX Comments: 0

OpenWorld17 is but a few days away. If you haven’t built your agenda, here are some suggestions

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