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Doug Gault is a Consulting member of Technical Staff at Oracle Corporation and has been working with Oracle Database since 1988, starting with version 5.1B, SQL*Forms 2.0, and RPT/RPF. He has focused his career on Oracle's development technologies, spending the majority of that time dedicated to web-based technologies including the OWA Web Toolkit, PL/SQL Server Pages, WebDB, Oracle Portal and more recently HTML-DB and APEX.
Doug's many years of Oracle Database experience have taken him all over the world to participate in some truly ground-breaking projects. Doug has presented and participated in roundtable discussions at a number of conferences, including Oracle OpenWorld, UKOUG, and ODTUG's APEXposed & Kaleidoscope conferences. He holds an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science and an honorary Master's Degree from The School of Hard Knocks, believing there is no replacement for hard-earned experience.
Doug can be found on Twitter as @dgault_apex and on his blog at douggault.blogspot.com.
Having earned a bachelor's degree in decision and information studies, and another in marketing, from the University of Maryland, Raj continues to apply his knowledge of and passion for technology and business to real-world issues. Since leaving Oracle in 2006, Raj offers his services and training to customers in a wide range of business lines to help them get the most out of their Oracle environments. In recent years, Raj has been recognized by his Oracle professional colleagues as an Oracle ACE Director an honor, indeed, to be earned among so many knowledgeable colleagues.
Anton Nielsen is president of C2 Consulting, a technology solutions firm specializing in Oracle technologies. Anton is an Oracle Fusion Middleware ACE Director and has presented at ODTUG Kaleidoscope, Oracle OpenWorld, and APEXposed. Prior to founding C2 Consulting, he was technical director at Oracle and an officer and scientist in the U.S. Air Force. Anton has a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Chicago and a master's from Northeastern University, where he concentrated in combinatorics, encryption and error correction codes. He has worked with Oracle Application Express since its inception and with various aspects of software security since 1982.
Martin Giffy D'Souza is Co-Founder and CTO at ClariFit, a consulting firm and custom solutions provider specializing in APEX and PL/SQL development. His experience in the technology industry has been focused on developing database-centric web applications using the Oracle APEX technology stack.
In addition to his day job, Martin is the author of the popular blog www.TalkApex.com. He is also a designated Oracle ACE Director, and has co-authored and authored various APEX books. He has also presented at numerous international conferences such as APEXposed, COUG, and ODTUG Kscope, for which he won the Presenter of the Year award in 2011.
Martin holds a Computer Engineering degree from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. You can contact Martin at email@example.com.
Dimitri Gielis has been working with Oracle Database since he began his career in 2000 with Oracle in Belgium. Dimitri was an early adopter and supporter of HTMLDB, and later of Application Express (APEX). After many years of honing his expertise with Oracle Database and Application Express, Dimitri co-founded APEX Evangelists in 2007. In 2014 Dimitri set up APEX R&D (https://www.apexrnd.be), a company that focuses on Web Application Development: creating innovative solutions with Oracle Application Express. The company also provides on demand coaching and training in APEX.
Dimitri is an active member of the Application Express community. He routinely posts insights into Application Express on his blog at http://dgielis.blogspot.com. He is a frequent presenter at the Oracle Benelux User Group (OBUG), IOUG collaborate, ODTUG Kaleidoscope, the UKOUG conference, and Oracle OpenWorld. Dimitri is an Oracle ACE Director since 2008. He received the APEX Developer of the Year award from Oracle Magazine in 2009.
Dan is an Oracle Application Express Certified Expert, an Oracle PL/SQL Developer Certified Associate, as well as an Oracle ACE. In addition to his "day job," he is one of the top contributors to the APEX forum, maintains his own Oracle and APEX blog (www.danielmcghan.us), and is a regular presenter at various events and user group meetings.
Sharon Kennedy is part of the Application Express development team. She likes to stay behind the scenes, working on release management isues, supporting early adopter releases, and working on special projects (both internally and externally). She also has a hand in core development and bug fixing. Sharon has been with Oracle for more than 20 years, and has been part of the APEX team for more than 10. Prior to her work on APEX, she was part of Oracle Consulting and responsible for delivering custom applications to the healthcare, navy, and intelligence industries. Her working life before Oracle began at Grumman Data Systems, which is where she got handed an Oracle 5 reference manual one day while being asked to "help out" on a project.
This book has already helped me....more than paying back the purchase price.Published 11 months ago by John R
Read the book from cover to cover, and refer to it now and again. One of my 3 APEX books and probably my favorite. Well written, good and timely topics. Read morePublished on February 21, 2012 by T. Bowers