1- The installation requires
Before installing Oracle Application Express (Oracle APEX)
you need to:
- Install Oracle Database (10g, 11g or 12c)
2- Download Oracle APEX
To download, you need to log in with an account of Oracle, if not, you can register a free account.
3- Installing Oracle APEX
Decompress zip file you have downloaded in some position of hard disk drive. Here I decompress it at C:/DevPrograms.
Note: Your folder must be named apex. This is compulsory.
Open CMD and CD to apex directory:
Next, enter sqlplus statement in order to log in sqlplus (Note: Don't open sqlplus directly. It should be through CMD after CD to apexdirectory).
Sign in to user sys, as sysdba.
Run script apexins.sql
@apexins.sql sysaux sysaux
Wait for about 30 minutes until the above statement is completed.
The above script create some SCHEMA on Database, you can test by querying view ALL_USERS on SQLPlus:
4- Configuring APEX
You need log in SQLPlus again from CMD and sign in sys user as sysdba.
This script will load the Application Express images into XDB and then configure a DAD for use by Application Express in the Embedded PL/SQL Gateway.
anonymous account unlock;
Run script apexconf.sql
Used to perform the final configuration steps for Oracle Application Express, including setting the XDB HTTP listener port and Application Express ADMIN password.
To user, you can use ADMIN by default, and email can be skipped.
To password, the system requires you to enter a strong password:
Password does not conform to this site's password complexity rules.
- Password must contain at least 6 characters.
- Password must contain at least one alphabetic character (abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ).
- Password must contain at least one punctuation character (!"#$%&()``*+,-/:;?_).
- Password must contain at least one upper-case alphabetic character.
- Password must contain at least one lower-case alphabetic character.
Port default is 8080:
The configuration has been completed.
5- Running Oracle APEX admin
You have successfully logged into the system of management of Oracle APEX:
6- Getting Started with Oracle APEX programming
Next you can be ready with Oracle APEX programming, you can read document: