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Configuring builds for application servers with maven profiles

Introduction Maven profiles are not the most commonly used feature and there is relatively little information on how to use them in practice. They can be used to differentiate builds of the same application; virtually every element specified in one’s pom.xml

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Happy Birthday, Translate APEX!

Exactly one year ago, on 30.11.2015, we launched Translate APEX Project – the website containing collection of free translations for Oracle Application Express. Oracle APEX as a global tool: is available with Oracle DB all over the world, is used by developers and companies

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Pretius APEX Nested Reports Plugin with Bootstrap popover

One month ago I have released new Oracle APEX plugin Pretius APEX Nested reports which has been greeted with enthusiasm among APEX developers. Since then,  I have been asked how to implement Bootstrap popover functionality as Custom Callback. In this article

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How to prepare training files for Tesseract OCR and improve characters recognition?

Over the last few years, optical character recognition (OCR) has become very popular. You can find various OCR engines which help you with the OCR process but you should consider Tesseract to build your own OCR application. It is a very powerful tool and it’s

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APEX Connect 2016 – short summary

Once again our Oracle APEX Team took part in APEX Connect conference. This time around APEX Connect 2016 took place in Berlin, Germany. This year’s conference lasted longer than previous editions (3 days). Thanks to this we experienced two whole days dedicated strictly

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Pretius Oracle APEX Team – summary of 2015

Without a doubt 2015 was a great year for Oracle APEX community in the world, what was summarized by Joel Kallman on the official Oracle blog. We are very proud that Pretius Team was a part of this by participating in many projects and

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Deploying multiple spring boot applications to a single application server

Spring boot is great framework to easily create applications with production-ready features such as metrics, health checks and externalized configuration. You can create stand-alone applications with embedded servlet container or you can deploy application traditionally to application server. Unfortunately spring boot

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Oracle Best Practices – win with compelxity – naming standards

Standards – annoying warrant or useful tool? Poorly prepared standards which don’t  provide anything positive  in the software development process can annoy. Programmers instead of focusing on creative programming – are concentrating on following The Standard, which is often written on several

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How to create checkbox in report in Oracle Apex 5.0 – quick tip

For new projects implemented with Oracle Application Express we are happily using Apex 5. One of the first questions was “how to create checkbox column in report?” After reading Oracle Apex documentation we came up with this select statement:

Is it

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#WEBSUMMIT Inspirations

During the early days of November ’15 we had the opportunity to attend to one of the largest conferences in Europe devoted to Startups / New Ideas / Technology – Websummit in Dublin, Ireland. As self proclaimed on the http://Websummit.net – “The

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