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Pro Oracle Application Express by Scott Spendolini, John Edward Scott

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CHAPTER 4Conditions and Authorization Schemes

This chapter covers two APEX features: conditions and authorization schemes. These two features can often be used to achieve the same thing, namely to control the areas of your application that the user can access and use. The key difference between a condition and an authorization is that a condition is used to control the rendering and processing of a specific element of your application (a page, a region, an item, and so on), whereas an authorization scheme is used to control access to a specific element in your application. The difference can appear to be quite subtle, but as you'll learn in this chapter, it's also quite important.

Conditions

You can use conditions to control the rendering of ...

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