We performed a comparison between Oracle Application Express (APEX) and Zoho Creator based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two Rapid Application Development Software solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"With only a browser, it is very easy to develop in a web environment."
"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."
"By using Express, we are able to load the data and integrate it into our data map."
"It has a well-designed architecture and is a simple 3rd party application."
"The solution's most valuable aspect is its Graphics Form Design."
"What's most valuable in Oracle Application Express (APEX) is its secure coding functionality, and the solution also has good features."
"I just like the simplicity of it."
"Zoho Creator can be integrated with other platforms easily."
"It should have the functionality to develop mobile applications. It would also be good if they can improve development in videos and other formats."
"The collaboration and the workflow engine could use some improvement."
"Visual Builder and APEX should meld in one product."
"Connecting with Oracle and the relation with Oracle at the database as a procedure needs improvement."
"Oracle Application Express would be improved if you could use it on a mobile platform."
"It would be beneficial to include WebSockets so that you can see real-time updates."
"I don't like the URL syntax."
"They should allow for more UI customization."
"When you're developing database-type applications, there is no way to see the actual database tables. They call them forms, and I don't like that. Zoho should also provide better user guides."
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."
Zoho Creator is a web-based platform that lets everyone build custom business applications without any prior technical knowledge
Zoho Creator offers a first of its kind drag-n-drop interface to create tables/forms, design, schedule workflows and perform a variety of automated actions.
Zoho Creator's powerful tools for data collection and management, analysis, reporting and collaboration make it the smart choice for small to large organizations to run their business online, without any additional costs, infrastructure, or software.
Zoho Creator is used by more than 400,000 users and 100,000+ apps have been already created. Don't let complex looking workflows and business rules scare you.
Zoho Creator is completely non-programmer friendly. Use the intuitive and feature-rich platform to build your custom database applications. Just write your business rules and let the software handle deployment and hosting. You can create your own forms/tables afresh or import data from standard formats (.xls .csv .mdb) and get your database application online within minutes, really!
Oracle Application Express (APEX) is ranked 7th in Rapid Application Development Software with 20 reviews while Zoho Creator is ranked 23rd in Rapid Application Development Software with 2 reviews. Oracle Application Express (APEX) is rated 8.0, while Zoho Creator is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Oracle Application Express (APEX) writes "Secure with a straightforward setup and has good features, but can be a little complicated for less experienced users, and is more suited for smaller scale projects". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zoho Creator writes "A low-code solution for creating custom applications ". Oracle Application Express (APEX) is most compared with Microsoft Power Apps, Oracle Visual Builder Cloud Service, Salesforce Platform, Microsoft Azure App Service and GeneXus, whereas Zoho Creator is most compared with Microsoft Power Apps, OutSystems, Mendix, Caspio and ServiceNow. See our Oracle Application Express (APEX) vs. Zoho Creator report.
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