Oracle APEX - Collateral

Technical information

  • Check for Updates Privacy Information Learn more about the "Check for Updates" feature within Oracle APEX including what information is sent and how to disable the feature if you choose.
  • Application Express in Oracle Database 12c Learn about the capabilities associated with Oracle Database 12c Multitenant Architecture and other new features for Oracle APEX developers.
  • Interactive Reports Discover many of techniques available within Interactive Reports. Based on a simple SQL statement, Interactive Reports allow end-users to manipulate the data and customize the report.
  • Working with SQL Developer Oracle SQL Developer is also developed within the Oracle Database Tools group. Learn how you can utilize this free tool to increase your productivity when developing with Application Express.

Technical Papers

  • Extending Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 using Oracle APEX Revision 4.3 - October 2023

    When upgrading to Oracle E-Business Suite R12 many customers have had issues with customizations they performed in prior releases that were implemented in an unsupported manner. Use this white paper to learn how to extend Oracle E-Business Suite R12 in a fully certified manner that makes adopting future patches or upgrades very easy.

    Also review Integrating Oracle E-Business Suite 11g and R12 with Oracle Application Express[PDF] by Rod West, Cabot Consulting

  • Understanding the Oracle APEX Application Development Lifecycle Version 3 - October 2022

    The development lifecycle is the process of periodically selecting a set of features and bugs that will improve your app, dividing the work among teammates, and testing the result before releasing the app to end users. This technical paper explains different aspects of the APEX application development lifecycle and highlights their use in popular development lifecycle solutions like GitLab, GitHub, and Jenkins, with pointers to additional targeted solutions like Jira for issue tracking and Oracle OCI Dev Ops for build automation on Oracle Cloud.


The powerpoints below allow you to build your own presentation, pulling just the slides you need. The Project Tasks spreadsheet is useful for demonstrating creation of an application from a spreadsheet together with Interactive Report functionality.


Oracle APEX is a fully supported no-cost option of the Oracle Database. Therefore, your Oracle Database maintenance agreement also covers support for Oracle APEX. Oracle's Lifetime Support policies maximize your investment protection and provide peace of mind knowing that we'll be there to support you.

The information below is provided in the Lifetime Support Policy: Oracle Technology Products (PDF):

Release General Availability Date Premier Support Ends Extended Support Ends Sustaining Support Ends
23.2 Nov 2023 Nov 2026 Not available Indefinite
23.1 May 2023 May 2026 Not available Indefinite
22.2 Nov 2022 Nov 2025 Not available Indefinite
22.1 May 2022 May 2025 Not available Indefinite
21.2 Nov 2021 Nov 2024 Not available Indefinite
21.1 May 2021 May 2024 Not available Indefinite
20.2 Oct 2020 Apr 2025 Not available Indefinite
20.1 Apr 2020 Apr 2025 Not available Indefinite
19.2 Nov 2019 Nov 2024 Not available Indefinite
19.1 Mar 2019 Mar 2024 Not available Indefinite