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Improving Performance of Your Oracle Application Express Software 5

Improving Performance of Your Oracle Application Express Software

I am writing this article with the thread http://forums.oracle.com/forums/thread.jspa?messageID=3205216&#3205216 in mind. We have a very large workflow application written in Oracle Application Express, supporting some 3000+ users. This application was written with care, for...

Accessing a Web Page Requiring NLTM Authentication Through ASP MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP Object 0

Accessing a Web Page Requiring NLTM Authentication Through ASP MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP Object

Have you ever “scraped” web page contents using the following code: <% Set xml = Server.CreateObject(“MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP”) ‘ Opens the connection to the remote server. xml.Open “GET”, “http://www.somedomain.com”, False xml.Send v_response = xml.responseText response.write v_response...

SQL*Loader and Tab Delimited Input Data 0

SQL*Loader and Tab Delimited Input Data

There’s a great article by Tom Kyte about loading a tab delimited file into Oracle using SQL*Loader which can be viewed here. It talks about using the hexadecimal character X’9′ (tab character) as the...

Divx Player with USB Input 1

Divx Player with USB Input

OK, so you got a whole lotta movies in Divx format. You got it all saved in one large hard drive possibly categorized into multiple subdirectories. You’re sick and tired of watching your collection...

Programming Alternative to Captcha on an ASP Web Form Using a Hidden Variable 0

Programming Alternative to Captcha on an ASP Web Form Using a Hidden Variable

Hands up who thinks “captcha”, an image based challenge-response test to ensure a response is not generated by a computer, is a big pain in the butt and you’re sick and tired of seeing...

Importing Oracle ApEx 3.1 Page Export into ApEx 3.0 Application 0

Importing Oracle ApEx 3.1 Page Export into ApEx 3.0 Application

This is a hack that worked for me on several occasions. Our development environment was upgraded to Oracle ApEx 3.1, but for whatever reason, our production environment was not (it’s still sitting on the...