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Morten Braten

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About Morten:

 

Morten Braten has been working as a consultant and software developer for almost 20 years (since 1997), with a special passion for relational databases. His favorite tool by far is the Oracle database with PL/SQL and Application Express. He recently published a widely circulated presentation that simply and powerfully presents the case for the PL/SQL language: PL/SQL, The Good Parts.

 

Morten maintains several open source projects, including the Alexandria PL/SQL Utility Library, and the Thoth Gateway, a mod_plsql alternative running on Microsoft IIS. He has been blogging since 2008 at http://ora-00001.blogspot.com/

 

The Thoth Gateway, "a bridge between an Oracle database and a Microsoft web server", allows you to develop PL/SQL web applications in Application Express, and then serve the content using Microsoft's Internet Information Server.

 

Morten published a popular series on installing and running Application Express on ORDS: http://ora-00001.blogspot.no/2015/06/installing-oracle-xe-ords-and-apex-on-centos-linux-part-zero.html

 

To support the Application Express community, Morten has created two popular plug-ins (http://ora-00001.blogspot.com/2013/10/pivot-table-plugin-for-apex.html

and http://ora-00001.blogspot.com/2012/11/apex-plugin-execute-plsql-code-and-return-content-to-page.html) and an "integration kit" for the jQGrid component for APEX (http://code.google.com/p/jqgrid-for-plsql/).

 

Demonstrating Morten's love of "pushing the envelope," he put together "ApexGen" - http://code.google.com/p/apexgen/: a framework for generating Apex apps using PL/SQL code (using unsupported APIs and not updated since Apex 3 or thereabouts, but as Morten says "Still... I think it was a good idea and a fun exercise! :-)").

 

Links


OTN Community Name: mobra

Alexandria library: https://github.com/mortenbra/alexandria-plsql-utils

Thoth Gateway: https://github.com/mortenbra/thoth-gateway

Blog: http://ora-00001.blogspot.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mortenbraten

PL/SQL presentation: http://mortenbra.github.io/plsql-the-good-parts/

 

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