Going mobile is one of the hot topics at the moment. Everyone has a  smartphone with internet connection and a browser. Some prefer brand A  against brand B, but that’s just a personal preference. It doesn’t really change a thing.

You want to join the crowd and provide a mobile interface for your APEX Application? There’s nothing easier than that!

As pointed out above the variety of mobile phone brands and Operation Systems is wide and our APEX Application  should run on any device, regardless if there is a fruit on the back  cover or something else (a robot?). Oracle APEX lets you create a web application and you can influence  the HTML Code it creates. That also means you can include a 3rd Party  Javascript Library to provide support for mobile devices. There are several Javascript libraries/frameworks covering mobile support, like: jqTouch, Sencha Touch, jQuery mobile, dhtmlx touch and many more.

After several tests I decided to use jQuery mobile, as it fits the APEX structure best, covers the broadest range of mobile devices and will also be included in APEX 4.1 (or 4.2, whenever they are ready for mobile). See the Statement of direction for more Information.

Here you can see it in a demo Showcase: http://www.click-apex.at/apex/f?p=mobile

You can read the full article on how I created my mobile application using APEX, at http://www.oracle-and-apex.com/mobile-oracle-apex-on-your-smartphone/

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