Release 10.1.3.4 or higheris supported.
It's just for personal use/development/testing, so i think i can download Version 10.1.3.5.0 from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/ias/downloads/utilsoft-090603.htmlIf "testing" just concerns the previous two scenarios, this should be fine.
However i'm not clear with the following: The APEX Listener is .. just a listener, and it needs a server to run? (Weblogic / OC4J / Glassfish)It's a JEE application that needs a JEE container to serve it, right.
So, for standalone mode, the listener runs on which server?APEX Listener ships with an embedded JEE container (grizzly). These two together with a few additional functions (like command line interface to configure some properties) make up the "Standalone Mode". The embedded grizzly lacks several features a "full-blown" JEE container, which is why it is not recommended to use it for production deployments. However, it can be very useful for some quick and lightweight deployment of APEX/APEX Listener.
Also, for personal development and use, what do you recommend? OC4J it's ok?That depends on what you are actually planning to do. If you already have some other JEE container, you could use that one. If you just want access to an APEX instance, e.g. your local XE database, you might as well go on with "Standalone Mode". OC4J still has a very small footprint compared to the other officially supported JEE containers, so you can use it. If you want something with a better admin GUI for the container itself, you might want to consider the Open Source Edition of GlassFish.
Ok, i will use Glassfish, even if it's just for personal use, not production, because even if i run all the applications on my localhost, i want a better admin GUI, and UI.If you need one, you can do that. However, if it's just for APEX Listener, time and memory usage will be much smaller in Standalone Mode.
However, how can i configure SSL with glassfish?Is that really necessary when just working on your local machine?
I have Oracle Database 11gR2, not Oracle XE;) Well, I guess I know what you mean, though there exists an 11.2 release for XE as well. Just as a side note (and to make sure wording is used precisely in OTN forums): It's always Oracle Database <Edition> 11g Release 2, e. g. "Oracle Database Express Edition 11g Release 2", "Oracle Database Standard Edition (One) 11g Release 2" or "Oracle Database Enterprise Edition 11g Release 2".
And you mentioned about a "All in one ZIP archive".. what archive do you refer to? And where can i download from?I provided a link to the download page...
I downloaded the executable file from here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javaee/downloads/ogs-3-1-1-downloads-439803.htmlThat's the Oracle GlassFish Server. As long as you stay within the OTN license, you can use that one as well. It's the officially supported version. You'll find the corresponding documentation on the OTN site as well.
This is not ok? or what Glassfish OSE should i download?
Well, i found this: http://glassfish.java.net/downloads/22.214.171.124-final.htmlYes. (See link in previous post.)
This is the OSE that you reffered to?
Ans regarding to SSL certificates... it seems i need to purchase something from Godaddy ? Can't i generate or obtain a free certificate, for personal use only?This again is no APEX Listener specific question at all...