Oracle Forms is an established technology that has been popular for building data applications for decades, particularly in South America you can find a vast array of companies working with Oracle Forms, even with an unsupported version. Most of these companies are looking for a similar tool that lets developers keep delivering their projects faster while taking advantage of implemented Oracle database business logic and features. To read about similarities and differences between Oracle Forms and Oracle APEX, go to Modernizing Oracle Forms.
Having said that, I'll show you how to modernize a sample Oracle Forms application with:
What Do You Need?
An Oracle Forms Application and access to an Oracle APEX Workspace is all that you would need to follow this blog post series, I'll show you how to take advantage of the Migration Project, create an APEX Application and customize it.
Benefits of Application Migration Project
The forms used are:
The functionality implemented in both forms are described in the following video:
Let's start by:
At the end of these blog posts you will review and run the final APEX Application created, are you ready?
The APEX version used is 19.2.0.00.18.
Update: As of APEX 21.1, the Migration Project is desupported. So, please omit steps 2 and 3.