"The security is the most valuable feature, in particular, the way I can give different access to different areas to different people, so you can really fine-tune access for different users."
"One of the most valuable features is that we can develop everything locally and deploy it for different kinds of operators in different locations, so we can do our job in one piece. The benefit of that is that others can use these applications. They connect to the internet to do these kinds of applications based on the permissions for those users."
"Oracle Application Express is easy to use, people don't have to be developers to use it."
"The solution's most valuable aspect is its Graphics Form Design."
"Oracle APEX allows our company to complete webpage projects easily in a fast turnaround time."
"The most valuable features are security, stability, and ease of implementation."
"I like the way that it automatically goes into the spreadsheets and the users can deal with it."
"I like how we can actively develop and customize APEX because it's on the same database."
"It has many ready modules that can be used and developed."
"The user interface for the systems that you build can use some improvement because as it is now, you have to do a lot of HTML and CSS to make it look modern."
"Some of the application interfaces of Oracle Application Express are not very attractive and could be improved."
"The solution has some stability problems that need to be resolved."
"Connections to the application pages are not handled well and at times more than one user can be accessing an application with the same ID."
"Connecting with Oracle and the relation with Oracle at the database as a procedure needs improvement."
"The format is not recognized by Microsoft Word products."
"When exporting, we can't export dynamic reports, only static reports. For example, when we want to export charts or tables it is only exported as a static report so we can't drop down on these reports; however, we can see this information when we are on the dashboard itself."
"I don't like the URL syntax."
Knack helps non-programmers easily build beautiful, data-driven web apps. Data can be imported from spreadsheets and converted to an online database. Tools like search, forms, and tables are used to build web apps that work with the data. Apps can be published to any site and adapt to the surrounding design. Multiple versions can be published to different sites and for different audiences. Developers can extend these apps with a RESTful API, custom CSS, and JS event handlers.
Oracle Application Express (APEX) is a low-code development platform that enables users to build enterprise apps securely and scalably. APEX, which offers world-class features, can be deployed anywhere. As part of the Oracle Database, developers can develop superior apps 20x more quickly by using all of the tools provided in a single, extensible platform.
Oracle APEX, a cloud platform that has been around for over 20 years, eliminates complexities associated with app building while delivering results faster and at a lower cost. The low-code aspect offers developers a visual approach to app development that accelerates the development process. Oracle APEX also provides a lively, global, and growing community of developers that can connect and share resources with each other.
Features of Oracle Application Express (APEX)
App building requires complexities and expert knowledge in vast web technologies. With Oracle APEX, these complexities involved with multi-faceted applications are reduced, and developers are provided with the rich features they need to fix business problems and create solutions. These features include:
Reviews from Real Users
Oracle Application Express is a favorite among developers looking to create web applications quickly and securely for many reasons, which include its ease of use and the ability to quickly create public applications
A senior database developer at a tech services company notes, "This is a good application for quickly creating public applications."
Alvaro L., an intelligence coordinator at Grupo Orbis, writes, "Oracle Application Express is easy to use, people don't have to be developers to use it."
Knack is ranked 16th in Rapid Application Development Software with 1 review while Oracle Application Express (APEX) is ranked 7th in Rapid Application Development Software with 18 reviews. Knack is rated 9.0, while Oracle Application Express (APEX) is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Knack writes "Flexible and granular security options, good filtering, and the pricing model is cost-effective". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Application Express (APEX) writes "Rapidly develop public-access applications that stay stable under load". Knack is most compared with Microsoft Azure, Microsoft PowerApps, AppSheet, Caspio and Mendix, whereas Oracle Application Express (APEX) is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, Oracle Visual Builder Cloud Service, Salesforce Platform, Microsoft Azure App Service and OutSystems.
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