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Oracle Application Express 4.0 with Ext JS by Mark Lancaster

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Automating the build process

Version control systems commonly provide command line interfaces, providing you the opportunity to automate source control tasks you regularly perform using batch files.

One of the tasks you'll want to do on a regular basis is to back up and check in your APEX application into Subversion.

Oracle has provided a Java utility named APEXExport that allows you to export Oracle APEX applications from the command line, without requiring a manual export via the web interface. We'll go through how to set up your Subversion repository to support a fully automated backup process.

Once again, I will provide instructions for a Windows environment, but because APEXExport is a Java utility, minor adaptations to the instructions will ...

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