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Oracle APEX 4.2 Reporting by Vishal Pathak

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Creating plugins

We have used a lot of JQuery code and have tinkered with the APEX standard features to attain our motives. What if you had many applications and all of these required the same tinkering? The solution is called plugin. Plugins let you write a definition of an item, region, process, dynamic action, authentication, or an authorization type. This definition can then be plugged in any application and can be used as the standard item or page or region or dynamic action, or authentication or authorization type. Plugins are APEX's way of involving the developers in the tool enhancement process. A repository of all plugins created by developers around the globe can be found at http://apex.oracle.com/plugins.

To implement a plugin, you have ...

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