RESTful Services in Oracle APEX – The Complete Guide (2021)

Build a RESTful Service using ORDS (Oracle REST Data Services) in Oracle APEX. Unfold the power of REST Enabled SQL.

This is a very practical video course about how to build a RESTful Service in Oracle APEX.

What you’ll learn

  • Hosting Oracle APEX in Oracle Cloud.
  • Build a RESTful Service with Oracle APEX.
  • Learn in detail about ORDS.
  • Understand the API programming in Oracle APEX.
  • Learn about protecting the web services.
  • Understand OAUTH to access the protected web services.
  • Learn about implementing REST Enabled SQL Service.
  • Learn how to consume the external API in Oracle APEX.

Course Content

  • Getting Started –> 3 lectures • 4min.
  • Setting up the Environment –> 4 lectures • 11min.
  • Understanding ORDS –> 2 lectures • 6min.
  • RESTful Services –> 6 lectures • 29min.
  • Protecting the Web Services –> 4 lectures • 17min.
  • REST Enabled SQL –> 4 lectures • 18min.
  • Additional Topics –> 2 lectures • 17min.
  • Next Steps –> 1 lecture • 2min.

RESTful Services in Oracle APEX – The Complete Guide (2021)

Requirements

  • A standard web browser like Google Chrome / Mozilla Firefox / Opera / Edge / Safari.
  • Postman Application (Web / Native).
  • Basic knowledge of Oracle APEX.
  • Fundamentals of writing SQL and PL/SQL.
  • REST Architecture concepts and terminology.
  • You don’t need to be a Oracle APEX or SQL or PL/SQL expert to succeed in this course!.

This is a very practical video course about how to build a RESTful Service in Oracle APEX.

Though this course is at intermediate level, it explains the basics of a RESTful Service starting from ORDS (Oracle REST Data Service) in detail.

You will learn about setting up the Autonomous Database in Oracle Cloud and also how to use Postman which acts as the REST Client.

You will get to know how to enable the ORDS schema for RESTful Access in Oracle APEX.

Using the ORDS principles, you will learn how to build a RESTful Service from scratch.

Once a RESTful Service is created, you will understand how to protect it using the ORDS concepts, which blocks free access.

Following that, you will be clear on how to access the protected web services using OAUTH which is a recommended method nowadays.

And you will learn about the REST Enabled SQL Service and how to implement it in Oracle APEX by consuming the service in another database.

You will get to know the advantages of using REST Enabled SQL Service over the standard RESTful Service.

Finally, you will get a brief idea about the REST Data Sources in Oracle APEX and the Legacy Apex Web Service PL/SQL API as well.