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We love connecting with other members of the community to share our knowledge, and hope you'll join us!

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About the program

Bi-monthly Live Streams

Bi-monthly interactive events on a variety of topics. Tune in to catch our world class APEXperts share their secrets and give you their top tips.

Community Forum

Join us in our community forum after the live streams, where our experts will continue to engage and answer your questions or comments.


We'll make sure you get access to relevant code snippets, sample apps or relevant resources that will help you level up.


We'll keep things moving fast and discuss tools and techniques we believe make the difference between being a good APEX developer, and a GREAT one.

APEX and Worflows

January 14th, 2021 11 am EST

We're launching into 2021 with hosts Francis Mignault and Monty Latiolais and special guests Niels de Bruijn and Moritz Klein to talk about APEX and Workflows.


Forms Modernization Options

January 28th, 2021, 11 am EST

Oracle Forms applications have been the backbone of many organizations for decades. However, businesses today need to be able to respond quickly to changing needs that often go beyond what Forms can offer.

In this session, Michelle and Monty invite Oracle ACE Directors Francis Mignault and Mia Urman to talk about how the modernization of Oracle Forms is possible in ways that can suit a wide range of budgets, timelines, and needs. Make sure your business isn't left behind! 

APEX PDF Printing, Plugins and APEX Media Extensions

February 11th, 2021, 11 am EST

One of the pillars of the APEX Community, Dimitri Gielis of United Codes joins us on the Inside where we'll discuss things like APEX Office Print (AOP), APEX Media Extensions (AME) as well as other current United Codes initiatives. Dimitri is one of the most knowledgeable and passionate APEX minds out there, so bring your questions!

Previous Episodes

Women in APEX

October 8th, 2020, 11 am EDT

What is one thing we can do to make APEX and its thriving, awesome community even better?

Get more women involved!

Join us for what promises to be a thought-provoking conversation on the topic.

Gentlemen not only welcome, but strongly encouraged to attend and join the conversation!

ORDS: APEX and beyond

October 15th, 11 am EDT

You asked, and we listened!

You wanted to hear more about ORDS, and we get it! It's where so much of the magic happens.

So who better to talk to us about ORDS than Kris Rice and THAT Jeff Smith, Master Product Manager at Oracle.

Bring your questions!

Approaching Javascript the RIGHT way

October 29th, 2020, 11am EDT

Vincent Morneau isn't Insum's Front End Lead for nothing. 

He'll cover file based front-end development techniques, and APEX Nitro v5, a build tool for APEX Front-end development.

Once you've tried APEX Nitro, you'll never look back.

Machine Learning and APEX

November 12th, 2020, 11 am EDT

It is said that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation and Industry 4.0, and Machine Learning (ML) has a huge role to play in this journey. Join Heli Helskyaho, Oracle ACE Director, an Oracle Groundbreaker Ambassador, and Adrian Png as they discuss the impact of ML on society and work, and how it is increasingly relevant to APEX developers.

APEX, PL/SQL and Lessons Learned

November 19th, 2020, 11am EST

Join us for a conversation with Steven Feuerstein about APEX, PL/SQL and some lessons he's learned over the (many) years.

OCI - Cloud Native

December 10th, 2020, 11 am EST

In today's fast-paced IT climate, APEX developers have to evolve even more rapidly to keep up with dynamic user requirements. While APEX is the greatest RAD on earth, could we benefit even more from cloud-native computing? Join us for this session where we will examine what Oracle Cloud Native services are available today and how we can supercharge our APEX applications.

APEX: Tools, plugins and extensibility

December 17th, 2020 11 am EST

Join hosts Francis Mignault and Monty Latiolais, with special guests Peter Raganitsch and Matt Nolan from FOEX, as we discuss not only the great plugins on offer from the FOEX team, but also tooling and APEX extensibility in general.

Your hosts, Monty Latiolais & Michelle Skamene

Known for his iconic cowboy hat that was a mainstay at Oracle events everywhere, Monty is eager to meet you all and share his passion for all things Oracle in this unique format.
As for Michelle, she's just looking forward to whatever curveball Monty throws at her. Product placement, anyone?

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