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Oracle Application Express Forms Converter by Douwe Pieter van den Bos

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Understanding the technicality

Like the functionality of the original application, we are about to convert to APEX and the technical aspects are just as important. As technicians, we will need to know the application and its engine. If we know the sources of this application, we will know what we have to do in our conversion project.

Components

In most Forms applications, we will have more than one Forms screen, and probably even more components of which we will have to take an account. These components are the base of the application and, therefore, the base of our project.

There are a lot of different components in most of the Forms applications. Think about Forms, Reports, Menus, and Libraries. Because we have a lot of different source files, ...

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